Recorded with my old band Orwell, who had fired the lead singer and crashed searching for a new one.
I sang these vocals to give prospective performers something to work with.
An ode to my beloved wife.
This song came to me fully-formed one evening. I was friends with a woman who had a very emotionally disturbing
job and got past it with drugs. She was a source of Ecstasy, and one time told me, "I keep my rent in a
Love, Tenderness, Peace and Happiness
I wrote this one after witnessing the marriage of two friends. It's a bit sappy but my friend Allan Ploth
did a great job with the production. (I self-produced all the others, so they're uneven and poorly mixed.)
I recorded this in my little apartment on Monroe Drive in 1999 or so. That bass part nearly killed me, and later
when Orwell formed, the bass player there simplified it a bit. The vocal echoes are awesome as well.
I wrote this right after Orwell broke up. Sure woulda been nice to be rich and famous...