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The problem child. We realized we had to keep it calm. Built it up, stripped it down. Some really strange drum recording techniques. Bass on the organ pedals.

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Create something new
Your complaints have all been used
And she's beautiful when she's next to you
The fever is mostly passed
And its a simpler song at last that she sings to you
Three cheers for the desperate dandelion hearted man
Who wanted to love her so and so he did
You thought you had it coming
Not just now but all your remaining days
You wanted someone to take the risk
And she is
Honestly what would you think
If I sacrificed the drugs and drink
And just sang to you
Would you miss them too?
Im careful of what I wish for now
The fall is on us, the year has died out
But I could live with you
All the docs and wary tramps that live up through your memory man
The closest they come is a half-interested glance
Her hands they fold around your heart
Teasing out the forgotten shards
Of a fragile fool who knew he couldn't last
Without the forgiveness that she gives to you

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from The Deep Enders, released October 3, 2014
Matt Jones: Piano/Wurlitzer/acoustic guitar/electric guitar, drums, vocals
Misty Lyn: Vocals, percussion

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Matt Jones Ypsilanti, Michigan

Well. The bio keeps changing, really. What is permanent is this: MJ was raised by a combination of circus music and doo-wop, with a healthy dose of ragtime thrown in. His music has been known to suffer from colitis. The Reconstruction is his own assemblage, and sometimes, disassemblage. The core: Colette Alexander: cello, and Misty Lyn: vox. ... more

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