I am nothing, wandering in excess
humming to the tune the sky conveys.
Every secret seems to go unnoticed.
That's the game, that's the game,
you never wanted a part,
and I can't explain the reprimanded
value that I handed out so free.
Won't you take it from me.
Won't you take it from me?
But it's burning cause the stakes are too damn high.
Beethoven left thousands of songs
unfinished when he croaked.
I've spoken with his ghost,
he told me, "Love's a toast to your brain's
inability to see
it's been a joke for the whole party."
And so it goes,
"and so it goes,
and so it goes."
We're so thankful that you're listening to our new EP, “Sincerely, Swimtrunks.” In order to help you better understand the underlying concept and meaning behind it, we'd encourage you to examine the links you'll find in the lyrics of each song. As well, check out our first EP, “Doldrum Dreams”. The two complete EP's represent the struggle to find life’s purpose, an exploration to apathy and back, “Doldrum Dreams” being the internalization of irrelevance, and “Sincerely Swimtunks” an attempt to reinvent life’s motivations. We hope that you too can find solace in our examination and auditory expression of one of life’s biggest questions! =)
Utmost thanks to everyone who helped us make this record. Thanks to Darian Stribling for helping us track so much of this, Jordan Trotter for mastering, Molly Wheat and Ben Drain for their help on Rocket Quaffle, our best friend and roommate Jaren Evans for supporting and aiding at every turn, Jacob "Bubby" Phillips and Reed Gotcher for offering to let us use some of their recording equipment, Jeremy Buethe for letting us use the bass line he wrote for Mr. Mojojojo, Chris Sloan for his comedic lines, and to the rest our families and loved ones most of all.
released October 15, 2016
Music, Lyrics by: Couch Jackets
Recorded at: Blue Chair in Austin, AR
Mastered by: Jordan Trotter of Lockheed Sound