Weekly Original: “Campfire Laments”

I’ve been holding on to this one for a little while now.  Finally got around to putting it up on SoundCloud.  I had forgotten I’d written it during some weeks of furious songwriting, inspired in part by my newfound love (after finally figuring out how to use it) for Garageband.  I’ve always loved orchestral strings, and absolutely love the idea of marrying of classical music and rock conventions a la Bowie.  Amongst other ideas I was fiddling around  with (fiddle, get it?)–and being a devout nemesis of complacency– I’ve been trying out different lyrical techniques, and decided to write a song “in character,” writing a more focused narrative in lieu of choose-your-own-destiny abstractions.  So without further adieu, here is “Campfire Laments,” dusted off and debuting here:

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