After every mass shooting, American society re-enters its infinite loop of dumb arguments, bad analogies, and cynicism. Banging your head against a wall is more productive. Anytime I hear any variation of the following, I want to make like this corgi and teleport out of the discussion:
When I’ve got a lot on my mind and I can’t make the topic work for a song, social media is the outlet I often turn to. I know that I’m nothing more than a goldfish yelling into the surrounding ocean, but it’s cathartic and necessary for my sanity. This current political climate has created a permanent fog of anger and desperation among those of us that care about the direction of the country. Channeling that anger and desperation into something positive is what we should strive for, but the expression of frustration and establishing political positions is useful as well.
The current state of politics in this country has been a big driver in my renewed interest and motivation in making music. A few weeks ago I made this song to vent. It’s not going to be on my new project “Simple Poison”, it’s not going to be a single, so after today’s shameful health care vote I feel like just releasing it now so we can be angry together. Here is “Liars”