Two New Songs

I’m not sure what happened this week, but I just finished the second of two new songs. Listening to some of Beirut’s jauntier tunes in celebration (well, they’re all pretty jaunty, I guess). I feel moderately good about the first and very good about the second, which is, incidentally, the one I was struggling with in my post about Sufjan Stevens. I didn’t wind up going with his device, though I’m sure the song will evolve. I felt particularly constrained today, just in general, and when I got home, I went straight to writing. It was like opening a bottle under pressure. Continue reading