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Songs can have their own intent. It's as if their essence is pre-existent and your role as a writer is one of discovery before creation. With Say It Again it was initially to be a piece about action speaking louder than words. I was trying to capture that all too familiar feeling of compromise that arises when saying and doing are too far out of sync.

For whatever reason I couldn’t get past the saying bit and so instead of the song becoming a complaint about bullshit and broken promises it ended up being about advocacy and making the moral case. The three verses each referenced a historical figure: Lennon, King and Kennedy, all protagonists, all assassinated. Turns out it can be quite useful being murdered when you’ve got something to say.

Archive Recordings

m y T R A X

performed: Ellison Belle

produced: CS

Say It Again (2015)

Say It Again (2021)