All music written and performed by Josh Kayne.
Produced, Engineered, Mixed, and Mastered by Nathan Kane
Recorded at Nathan Kane's studio, Indianapolis, IN from November 15 to 19, 2018.
Drums recorded with John Griffin at Griffin Audio Media in Grayslake, IL on November 14, 2018.
Logo concept and initial design by Wes Moore
Graphic design by Alyson Kayne
Art Direction and Photography by Josh Kayne
Tried to make things right but I found everyone was emptier than I realized. And once the joy and pride collide I know that everything will be alright but everyone was right. I’m not alright. I’m not alright. I’m not alright. It seems to be routine, no one deserving me. It’s hard to let her go when everyone else knows. Tell me what you’re after so we can just start again. Teach me your laughter so I can feel so inside your head. If you’re looking for clout, I’m sorry I’m fresh out. It’s what I really need.
Track Name: Dodge Durango Unchained
Confided truths will find their hosts chosen by the tenants of the residents who felt they were floating in a makeshift boat. Once I found out from a friend that you were nothing more for treating me as a mere end, I felt no way else that we can mend. Cause I’ve got nothing and I am nowhere just for a few more days. And I’ll just pass the time without your face. I keep secrets and they keep prying. I’m not happy but not for a lack of trying. I am clenching every muscle. I am quenching every thirst. I need to find the will not to think of myself first. If nothing gets me nowhere then I must be completely out of space. Find out once I’m gone that I am not a total utter, broken, failed waste. Find someone somewhere to cover the mess you made of another failed charade. I know I am falling back on my own word. Gratis is the only form of love I’ll take. Consensual and awake.
Track Name: Can't Teach an Old Guitar New Tunings
I’m not that muscular and I can’t grow a full beard. I’ve never smoked and I won’t usually have more than three beers. The antidote is all around me. No way to cope, and that’s alright with me. I rarely go to parties (ooh), inadvertently lame quote unquote. Now no one wants to talk to me for lack of witty anecdotes. The antidote is all around me. And that’s alright with me. You say things like, “let’s ingest an amassment of amphetamines.” And I don’t even know what that means. No way to cope and that’s alright with me.
Track Name: Bit Off More Charleston Than I Can Chew
Dear future self, I hope this finds you well. I haven’t been thinking much about you, you know I’ve been overwhelmed. Did I make you second-guess yourself or was it something I had said? Cause you’re not as bright as you may seem but you know that your potential exceeds mine. While everyone is out living their lives because you thought of your opinion over mine. I hope you’ve got an apology cause I’m hopeless while I’m figuring out what comes next! I always seem to be figuring out what comes next. Old friend of mine, you’ll find you occupy my mind. Cause I’m falling into your old habits and I’m falling for all your lies. While everyone is out living their lives because you thought of your opinion over mine. I’m working out an apology cause I’m hopeless while I’m figuring out what comes next!
Track Name: Harley & Me: The Story of a Man and His Hog
I’ve been unhappy for so long. It felt like everything was wrong about me and all I stood around for. The self-imposed metaphor that felt like I was running in an anxious dream, the ground wishing it could touch my feet again. I’ve never felt under control of the happy thoughts I used to know. I’m never thrown a wrench or bone. When I thought I had everything it still didn’t feel right, but it couldn’t have gotten worse. You blame yourself for the things I should say “sorry!” Are you sure you want to waste your chapstick on me? I know it’s expensive. I know that you like me and I know that we’re meant to be, but uhhh...