Wrote this song yesterday, recorded and mixed it today. That's one way to procrastinate packing, I guess.
This is the first song I've recorded in a long time, maybe 4 or 5 months. I've been writing new stuff constantly, just been having a hard time setting things down. It's about the first holiday without someone you love. Give some hugs this year.
Late to mass
We had to stand in the back
Angels we misheard - oh, I -
I just mouthed the words
It's been a while.
I don't take his body now
I wait by the aisle
Till my family comes around.
I was a drunken mess
But you just laughed and swept the ground
You said that empty bottles sound like silver bells
(Can we trade our sweaters?)
It's not my size.
Hang up the stockings
(Now there's only five).
I will listen later but the lyrics are wonderful. “Now there’s only five.” -Heartbreaking. Sorry for that, my friend.
I have some familiarity with the lyrics pertaining to mass. I used to partake in the communion but no longer do. I feel like a hypocrite doing so. Therefore, I’m the guy that others in my pew have to walk around to get to the aisle. It’s a weird thing knowing that to others in the congregation you likely look like the damned.
I’m excited to listen to this flac. It’s been a long time since I’ve recorded too. I’m hoping to get back to it in February.
Merry Christmas, pal!