I’m very much in love with this cover, performed by The Civil Wars. You can get the full version of the song on their album, Barton Hollow.
How come every time I think about writing a music post it turns into a confession?
I’m feeling pretty guilty about the way things are progressing. People are asking me, “when’s your next show?” and I’m telling them I don’t know. But I have other dreams too, you know. Not just music. I have the reasons why I wanted to play music in the first place; not to be famous rolling in riches but to simply be communicating with others lost or unrealized ideas. I find myself searching for other ways to do this aside from music now…
Plus, let’s be honest, music isn’t making me any money right now and here I am, almost 26, living hand to mouth. Maybe I should be refocusing my efforts on more money-making endeavors, or my “back-up plan”. Ugh, I truly have come to hate that phrase, I almost can’t believe I wrote it. It sets me up for failure in whatever I’m attempting to back-up.
With that said, I miss my music playing… Little things like tooling around with one chord to see what I can make with it. Privately playing a three chord repeat and singing whatever comes to mind. I’m not brave enough to put up one of those recordings so for now this one will have to do: