May 22, 2020
When I wrote this song over 5 years ago, it was for my family. I never meant for it to be more than that. A few weeks after I wrote it in 2015, I shared this song with my parents, close family, and friends at a backyard BBQ for my dad's birthday. And that was that. I guess I should have known I had opened up pandoras box and my mom would request it at every chance she could after that. She would randomly sing it to me on our walks or ask for it at shows. Slowly it felt normalized and I started incorporating it into my set lists. I learned that something that had at one point felt so personal and simple could resonate with others.
I never really knew what life I wanted to give this song, but when it was requested, I'd sing it. When my dad passed away... (read more)