Way to Go

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March, march, march. These boots have seen their share of mud, and I’ve been burned, burned, burned again. Friendly fire, it never ends. And I’ve been left for dead, it seems. Open hands, empty dreams. Should I just walk, walk, walk away? A voice in my head says stand up and be brave. Past behind me (standing on my own). Sky above me (standing on my own). Only way to move is forward. Only way (standing on my own). I’m feeling sick. The universe likes to play this trick on me. Did I pick the wrong door? Been down this path before. Do I close the gates? Erase everything, admit that it’s too late? Standing all alone also means I’m standing on my own.


from Way to Go, released May 15, 2015
All music by Emily Whitehurst and Jaycen McKissick.
All lyrics by Emily Whitehurst. © 2014 Basement Feel
Produced by Emily Whitehurst, Jaycen McKissick and Paul Haile.
Recorded by Paul Haile at Greenhouse Recording and Jaycen McKissick in the basement.
Mixed by Paul Haile at Greenhouse Recording.
Mastered by Carl Saff.

Emily Whitehurst: vocals, keyboards
Jaycen McKissick: guitar
Graham Terry: violin
Paul Haile: cello

Cover photos by Doug Elkins, lettering by Steve Wierth.
Layout by Leslie Hampton and Emily Whitehurst.



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