monday song #28: behind the blue

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this is the start of a three song death scene. clarity is coming for mr. sullivan, and so is the end of this song cycle. the first step is acceptance. at that point he will be opened up to his core. and then the curtains will fall.

finally introduced by name at the end of the last song, mr. sullivan sinks toward his end, his son approaches, asking him to stay. this song is in the voice of the son, who has had more time to adjust to these strange surroundings. read more >

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monday song #11: the cure

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[special note: playing tonight at the pub at Vios at 7pm (beneath third place books on 65th st and 20th ave in north seattle). i will also be playing there next monday. been trying to put together a number of monday songs for live performance. we’ll see how that goes. i obviously need to find a place for this info that is not in the song posts…any suggestions?]

number 11 returns to the crazy theme. (wait, did i leave the crazy theme?)

this song came as quickly as anything i’ve written in a long time. chords came with the melody. sat down to write words and just wrote them. after a little bit of editing, everything was in place. the result contains my favorite bridge since “i want u” (off the bbe album “let your heart break”). read more >

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