Songs and Stories from the album

"I Have No Idea What I'm Doing"

 

  1. All Your Courage - (Courage)

...A few years ago, two birds were hanging out together in our backyard. Suddenly, one of the birds flew straight into our living room window. He hit so hard he died instantly and fell to the ground. His partner stood by his lifeless body all day long. I kept going back to the window to investigate this odd scenario. I wondered what was going through the living bird’s head? Was she sad?.... READ and LISTEN..

 

 

2. Forgotten Names - (Letting Go)

...I woke up in a hotel room in Buffalo, New York on a tear-soaked pillow. I just wanted to close my swollen, blood-shot eyes and sleep for the rest of my life. Quentin rolled over and snuggled me into his arms, and like a child, I began to ask him questions about fate and life. I wept uncontrollably into his chest, completely overtaken by what seemed like the most excruciating and unbearable pain I’d ever experienced...READ and LISTEN

 

 

3. We Sang American Pie (Joy)

...I can’t remember which of my parent’s records captured me first. It might have been Olivia Newton-JohnNana Mouskouri, or Roger Whittaker. But, once I heard ABBA, my search was over. By the time I was 6 years old I was completely hooked on music. My babysitter loved Andrew Lloyd Weber. We’d fill the car with our voices singing “Jellicles can and Jellicles do!” on our way to Bingo. Then Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” album eclipsed...READ and LISTEN

 

 

4. Child of the Jungle

...The rhythm was refreshing and before I knew it, I was writing Child of the Jungle. I quickly recorded it and then forgot all about it. Six years later, I found it on an old hard drive while looking for something else. As soon as I heard it, I was immediately transported back in time, vividly remembering the “granola bar exchanges” with the beauty who carried water in a bag on the subway train...READ and LISTEN 

 

5. New to You

...coming Feb. 26th, 2021

 

 

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