16 May 2008

insert big sigh here

shots is fired
hard drive
Both songs by Evan Dando. Click here or on the image below to listen

Shots Is Fired is what you feel when you've scarred your feet from what you thought was a march to a hopeful end and the road all of a sudden forks and both paths look bleak and turning back is not an option and neither is a pause because you hear the ticking on your wrist that says time is running out. You wonder how in hell you even got here when just a moment ago or was it just a moment ago everything was so straight and so simple and so sure and you remember that you tried to blaze a trail because you weren't content with straight simple sure. Whatever part of you that's been calling the shots is fired. Tell him he's lost control how can it be how could he let you down how could he leave you on your own. But you gotta do it you gotta take a step left right right left it doesn't matter just take that step close your eyes it's gonna be okay it's gonna be fine maybe it's even gonna be easy but who are we kidding. Whatever. Get in motion. Hard Drive is what you feel when you know you'll get there you'll get to it it'll be over if not soon then eventually. You'll see it. A familiar street. The house of a friend. Pale paint on wooden gate. Your name carved in a tree trunk. Porch. Home. A path to the beach. A hand to hold. Palm on palm. Fingers locked. Wrinkled skin. You touch each other's aged face. And don't you know it, you're happy, just when it matters.


  1. Ashley17.5.08

    hey. cool blog. i ran across one of your old entries from may 9th 2006 and wrote a comment on it as well but I wasn't sure if you'd know because of it being an old entry.

  2. Thanks, Ashley, check your e-mail!

  3. The Lemonheads ish post ..... I just had "into your arms" ... stuck in my head .. you are clairvoyant

  4. Anonymous21.5.08

    hello! nice blog! i listened to the songs and its amazing..care of sharing this compilation so that i can put it on my ipod too? thanks so much! keep it up!

  5. Anonymous25.5.08

    mhm,i've added your blog times ago..really it's always a nice sorprise listen to your music.i wanna thank you,for all that you don't know but that you're doing for people you won't know.*

  6. hey...cool blog.. i really luv the songs here. exactly what i listen to and what i look for =) thanks heaps!! hope u share more acoustics songs wif us!! cheers!!