Last Day of June
The song is a result of reflecting on impermanence and how no matter what kind of plans you make, things can and will change whether you want them to or not. The piece was written on June 30th, 2020 which was my wife and I’s 20th wedding anniversary. The world was deep in lockdown and many of our life plans had fallen by the wayside. It did not feel like a time to celebrate. Continuity, patience, and acceptance seemed to be almost antidotes to the sometimes nerve-frying characteristics of the unknown and are some of the qualities that helped see us through. The blend of acoustic guitar and synthesizer allowed me to meld juxtaposing thoughts and feeling through tone. And it was good to leave words out of it and let the music guide the way. The result is a dedication to our love and journey, thus far.
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