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Lyrics: The Sun Still Rose

This is the first song we wrote for DANI GIRL.  In fact, it’s the first anything that we wrote for DANI GIRL.  It’s the only song that we wrote before the book.  In general, we think it’s a pretty bad … Continue reading

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Lyrics: Lucy’s Laugh

This song taught us a valuable lesson: Don’t use people’s real names in songs. Billie Jean and Eleanor Rigby — probably not actually their names. Matt Doyle performs the song on our album. This song actually underwent a semi-significant revision … Continue reading

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Lyrics: Blue Horizon

This is a song about moving on.  I got the idea for it while driving in a U-Haul as I was moving from Pittsburgh to New York.  I sketched out the first draft of the lyrics while sitting in an … Continue reading

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Lyrics: The Temp & the Receptionist

While preparing for our concert at The Zipper Theatre Factory in 2008, our director, Ed Iskandar, suggested that we would be well served to write a duet for two of our favorite performers, Anderson Davis and Patina Miller, both of … Continue reading

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Lyrics: I Think that He Likes Me

I’m a sucker for romantic relationships that begin as very good friendships.  Hence my otherwise inexplicable love for Dawson’s Creek.  This song is about the very exciting moment at the very beginning of one such relationship. This is one of … Continue reading

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Lyrics: Requiem for a Bear

This is one of the earliest songs we wrote for DANI GIRL, and remains one of our favorites, in spite of some minor imperfections. We decided early on that Dani would have a teddy bear as a companion on her … Continue reading

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Lyrics: Out of My Head

Escapism and emotional repression are not exactly unfamiliar themes for us.  They pop up in a lot of our work.  Apparently they’re not entirely unfamiliar some other people either, as this song has become one of our most popular pieces. … Continue reading

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