Track 10 from “Babble On”, “Fall Like Rain”.
This was one of the songs Mor Mai & I recorded pre-Covid. It uses a live full band which I wasn't able to do soon after getting this one done. The song channels my Brian Wilson approach to song writing. That means it evolves in front of you with stuff at the end not hinted at the beginning. In short I like unexpected endings. Check out the last 30 seconds of “Margaritas By The Pool” for an extreme example.
Tomorrow "April, A Long Time Ago" is the last track to drop here from "Babble On". I wanted to tell a more complex story than you can do in 3 verses & a chorus. Hank Williams' alter ego, Luke the Drifter", released spoken word stories over music. I adapted that idea to my stories and my music. All three of the records (Oblivia, The Lowdown, Babble On) have a story song. This one is about a brief affair. Tomorrow...
Today. “Rain” is about finding love & possibly a little growth. It's your basic “I used to be an asshole but now I'm better” song.+ add a comment