Song Blog - 03. Birds

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03. Birds

by Brianna Lane

written in Minnesota in December of 2008

 

I’m reluctant to tell the whole truth about this song. This poor little song is such a reflection of my relationship at the time. I was unfairly falling for someone else while I was was committed to another. There - I said it. I could have told you it was about a friend or something but sometimes the truth just needs to be said. I could have told you that it was about the state of Minnesota. There’s no use hiding it now. I wrote this song as my relationship was deteriorating and right before my water heater busted and I broke my ankle in five places. It was an interesting winter, to say the least...

 

Song Blog - 02. California

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02. California

by Brianna Lane

written in California in 2007...maybe

 

My one tour through California was blissful. When was that? 2007 maybe? I flew into San Francisco and rented a car - a dark blue PT Cruiser with wood panel siding - totally hot, I know. I drove south and camped in the redwoods the first night...

Song Blog - 01. Company

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01. Company

 

written in August of 2009

 

by Jeremiah Nelson, Brianna Lane, and Brad Hoshaw

 

There’s an unspoken rule among songwriters that if you co-write a song you don’t claim any one part of the finished project. You either play it or you don’t. If you play it - you make it your own and let the other writers make it their own. Sometimes co-writes evolve from something small like a word or a line or half of a verse that had been lingering for the longest time that needs a little nudge...

 

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