Oh come to me my muse and set me free….

We’re driving through the rolling hills of northern Virginia, heading home after two chilly weeks on the East coast. I enjoyed my first gingerbread latte of the season and I daresay it was a thoroughly satisfying cup of sugary goodness.

We spent the weekend playing shows in Baltimore and New York. I can now say that I’ve been to the basement of the Empire State building twice. A great feat to be sure.

Someone recently asked if there’s a story behind our song Muse, so I thought I’d take a bit of time to answer his question today. Muse is one of those songs that truly was a joint effort, meaning both Tyler and I contributed equally to the songwriting. Probably 3ish years ago I was having a quiet afternoon in our apartment and decided to take some time to write. I was having a dry spell in songwriting. I couldn’t think of anything to write about, so I decided to write about my lack of inspiration. The original verses were about wanting to write a song but having difficulty finding the words. The chorus was the same and I think the bridge was very similar. Tyler came home and I played it for him. He liked it but said he thought it would make a great love song. A few days later I came home from work and Tyler had written the first verse and part of the second. We finished the song together that night. There you have it. I know, it’s probably not the story you were expecting and it’s definitely lacking in romance. But it’s true.


On Tuesday you will be able to purchase Faint Not via our website. We’ll have three tiers available and all of them will include and immediate digital download of the album. I really cannot wait for you to hear it. And don’t worry, we will definitely remind you on Tuesday!

Have a lovely afternoon.


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