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...

9/23 Rubin Show in the New Yorker

If it’s in the New Yorker, it’s been fact-checked, double-checked, taste-tested and totally true. I will not argue. See the New Yorker illustration of the show on p. 20 of the magazine, or right here RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART 150 W. 17th St. (212-620-5000)—Sept. 23: The local singer-songwriter Mike Errico recently released his sixth studio album, “Wander Away,” a wide-ranging, collaborative display of his pop-rock skills. But for this show, part of the museum’s “Naked Soul” series, he’ll be backed by a string trio, putting the focus on his expressive voice and finely balanced compositions. His guests include the singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke. Source: The New...