It was a little rainy when I went outside to record this album. I did it on purpose. I wanted to see what the rain would sound like on an old tape player that used to belong to my great-grandmother. So I went outside intending to only record one song. I ended up recording a few more and that's what you have here.
"Plastic Drugs" is a song about fake things.
"City of the Damned" is a song about growing up and dropping old habits.
"Something Special" is a song about souls.
"The Man With No Name" is a song that took a long time to write.
"You Are My Disease" is a song about plastic drugs.
"In The Pines" in an old folk song, by way of Nirvana, with some help from Frank Louthan and me.
"Welcome To Our Wilderness" is a new folk song, by way of me, with some help from Frank Louthan
Thank you Bob Dylan for "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan"
Thank you Frank Louthan for Bob Dylan
Thank you Caroline Paris for bringing back Edward Sharpe
Thank you Shakey Graves for Shakey Graves
Thank you Jimmy Kimmel for St. Paul & The Broken Bones
released March 31, 2015
Written & Performed by Shepard Martin
Except "In The Pines," which a an old folk song, arranged by Shepard Martin
Recorded at The Dollhouse on a rainy February 9th, 2015
"In The Pines" recorded February 10th, 2015
"Welcome To Our Wilderness" recorded September 30th, 2014
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