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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: 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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Lyrics: Drift

This song was written as part of a songwriting challenge.  While on the annual beach getaway I take with several friends from my days of teaching high school English, I threw out the word drift as a potential hook for … Continue reading

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Lyrics: Breathe

We wrote the song “Breathe” for the end credits of Flour Baby, a short film that we’ve been working on, which premiered in Pittsburgh last week before screening in the Napa Valley Film Festival. It presented a particular challenge lyrically, … Continue reading

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Lyrics: To Excess

That’s how this song started out.  Michael and I were in his parents’ basement in Altoona, PA, brainstorming a list of edgy, semi-controversial topics that hadn’t been covered yet, and we stumbled upon that particular realization.  Stalkers were as-of-yet unclaimed. … Continue reading

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