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Acoustic performance of "Thick Skin," 2015
Yes, this is a self-portrait. I understand that it may be disturbing, but many of you may relate to the experience of both physical and emotional pain. It is through a dark tunnel that one's deepest sense of purpose is challenged and either fortified or broken.
Luckily for me, I have made it through the worst of it and I feel the stronger for it. The song that inspired this all is ironically called "Thick Skin," as the lyrics traverse the anxieties, fears and delusions of a sensitive soul.
Music video I directed and edited for the full-band version of "Thick Skin," 2014
For "Birth Certificate: The Basement Tapes" I have sourced all of my favorite, most memorable, most potent songs from the years 2011 through 2014. This culmination of many years worth of songwriting, comes together in a purposefully loose, raw and understated form.
Download free in MP3: http://www.mediafire.com/download/tkxo0s2qbiid324/Birth_Certificate_Album.zip