Special thanks to Chris Bergenheim.
This is a cover of Chris’ (Kristoph) song “Moon Crater”. Every sound except my vocals was performed and recorded by him. Given the story I needed to tell, I broke a rule and asked Chris’ permission to tell it over his song, which I think is really beautiful. This part of my worldview feels like half, as big as the romantic part, but until recently, I never talked or sang about it. It helped a lot to have someone else’s music to sing over, so thanks for the assignment, Ben.
My plan now is to take these lyrics and write my own music with a completely new melody.
you put a crater in the wall with my body and blamed me. I was too small for roller coasters. too new to know life could be different.
I put a teardrop in your eye. I said I’d help you quit. And you did for fifteen minutes and I believed I really mattered.
she made me out of love. you made me out of violence. so I sing love songs. and I’m too polite. and spend half my being burying half of me alive.
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