Wow, this is surreal to write.
I realize that this project means a lot of different things to different people. Heck, I'm not even positive what it means to me. It humbles me greatly to read such kind words from such kind people, even strangers, about my music. All I ever wanted to do with this project was to tell my stories. The stories of a terrified college kid. A kid going through heartbreak, anxiety, and depression. I never realized until after I wrote these songs how much I really changed. I'm proud of myself for finding a creative outlet for my anxieties and connecting with some really frickin' awesome people. As much as I'll always love these songs, I also think it's important to keep them in a neat little piece of work. I'll still play them. I would never ignore these songs. But I also think this chapter is closed for now. There may be a time in my life when I feel like revisiting this project, but for now, I have to let go of everything.
I could go forever, but that's enough rambling. I'm gonna write a huge list of thank you's, because I owe certain people a lot for helping me get to this point in my life. If I forget to mention you, know that I love you and value you.
Mom - Thank you for inspiring me and never accepting my self-hatred. You are a wonderful friend and life-coach.
Dad - Although we have our weird ways of showing it, thank you for your love and strength.
Max - For being so god damn funny and dependable, and a truly amazing brother.
Mason - For being a brother when I needed one the most in my life. Your loyalty, passion, and creativity blows me away constantly. Thank you for understanding parts of me that a lot of people don't.
Robby - For more than I'll ever be able to fit in a couple sentences. The car rides speak for themselves, and your unique brand of humor and pessimism kept me alive for a year.
Eric - For being one of my first friends at the skill and for being a rad jam buddy.
Hudson - As many people can attest to, I truly think you are the funniest person I have ever met, even though your irony transcends reason at times.
Tyler - For being one of the piggiest Taco Bell eaters with me and injecting the world with scathing sarcasm that makes me laugh through cringing.
Lucas - idk man you're just funny as fuck sometimes and your intelligence grossly dwarfs mine but it's ight.
Delz - For being the sister I never had as a kid and for being one of the few people that can make Mason and I genuinely tear up with laughter.
Colly - For being incredibly inspiring and getting me through a rough couple of months.
Aaron - For having me aboard GAR and for taking a risk on a sad kid from VT.
Josh, Alec, and Jordan - For being some early musician buddies and for cranking out some killer sad tunes.
released March 18, 2017
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