Video: “Free” (Live)

Recorded at the Living Room, NYC 06/30/11 They sent me here to rest To get the weight off of my chest While they work 9 to 5 Cheat on husbands and wives And tell me I’m the one who’s depressed And I’m left to define what’s insane To the same folks who jailed Galileo And explained him away They, who are we, who are wondering which one of us is free I went places you just don’t go I saw things you can’t tell them you know And when they’re standing stark naked sometimes it’s just wiser To compliment the cut of their clothes And know they define what’s insane Based upon what makes them look good at the end of the day They, who are we, who are wondering which one of us is free But I’m the one chained to the bed That’s just proof I got into their heads And I witnessed their colorless landscapes Saw the lovers who were too bored to stay And walked the gray roads of their memories That just stop at the end of the page They’re a little too sad to hate They’re just children who ran Out of paint I’m up for review in a month And I’ll watch them drink water from crystalline glasses They’ll sit and stare like smoke damaged chairs Round a smoldering pile of ashes And I’ll try to define what’s insane To the same folks who’ve consistently killed those with something to say They, who are we, who are wondering which one of us is...

“Johnsburg, Illinois” (Tom Waits cover)

Shot on a rainy day over the Manhattan Bridge, NYC. iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/wander-away/id430341408 Video shot by Mike Errico Produced by James Manzi Mike Errico: Guitar, vocals Jeff Hill: Bass “Johnsburg, Illinois” written by Tom Waits, used with permission. Originally appears on Tom Waits’ “Swordfishtrombones” (1983) Produced by Ken Rich and Mike Errico Recorded and Mixed by Ken Rich at Grand Street Recording, Brooklyn, NY Assistant Engineer Tomek Miernowski Mastered by Joe Lambert at JLM Sound, Brooklyn,...