This is What the Living Do

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1.
Theta 04:35
i’ll take it away / gone are those days / you’ll know my name / come with me / gone / gone / gone / gone
2.
yesterday’s sky wouldn’t break / put the flowers in a vase / run a red light watch the news / this is what the living do / i am coming home again / i am coming home what if the sky never breaks / would you stay another day / the more you love the more you lose / this is what the living do yesterday’s sky wouldn’t break / put the flowers in a vase / run a red light watch the news / this is what the living do what if the sky never breaks / would you stay another day / the more you love the more you lose / this is what the living do
3.
Good News 03:09
now i am trying to fix this / what if all I am is caught up in this / i don’t want to be your witness / i am going to make you regret this what if i was 22 / would you tell me how to lose / would you cut my teeth on something new / i never get good news now i am trying to fix this / I don’t want to be your witness / put on your face and get dressed / i am going to make you regret this what if i was 22 / would you tell me how to lose / would i cut my teeth on something new / i never get good news
4.
I don’t need / anything / give it a week / forget me / fall asleep / to TV / i don’t need / anything when i get back it’s all in my head / i don’t believe what was said / and the way things end up / is it all in my head / i’m so fucking crazy / the way things turn out / is it all in my head / it’s so fucking crazy I don’t need / anything / give it a week / forget me / fall asleep / to TV / i don’t need / anything when i get back it’s all in my head / i don’t believe what was said / and the way things turn out / is it all in my head / i’m so fucking crazy / the way things end up / is it all in my head / it’s so fucking crazy / and i’m so fucking crazy
5.
i fell in love / but i was never enough / and you are all i need / but you can’t see me / these dreams of mine / they catch up to me sometimes / and i wanted to try / and i wanted to stay alive i am out of touch / am i good enough? / you are all i need / but you can’t see me these dreams of mine / they catch up to me sometimes / i wanted to try / i wanted to stay alive you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you you these dreams of mine / catch up to me sometimes / i wanted to try / i wanted to stay these dreams of mine / catch up to me sometimes / i wanted to try / i wanted to stay alive

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released May 17, 2019

Music & Lyrics by Fauvely
Recorded, Engineered, and Mixed by Chace Wall at JAMDEK and at his home in Chicago.

Mastered by Scott Simon at Process Haus
Produced by Fauvely and Chace Wall

Sophie Brochu: vocals, guitar, twelve-string on "Fall Asleep to TV"
Dale Price: guitar, piano, assorted organs, backing vocals
Scott Cortez: bass VI, machete, noise
Dave Piscotti: drums, shakers, maraca, tambourine

With help from:

Pamela Maurer - backing vocals on "Good News" and "These Dreams of Mine"

Chace Wall - piano twinkles at the end of "What the Living Do"


The album is named after a collection of poetry by Marie Howe titled 'What The Living Do' (W. W. Norton & Company)


For weeks now, driving, or dropping a bag of groceries
in the street, the bag breaking,
I’ve been thinking: This is what the living do.


Dedicated to Kimberly Kaufman

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