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1. Better in the Shade
2. Height of the Feeling
3. Ode to Vivian
4. Little Moments
5. Blue
6. La La La La La
7. Stay

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As told by Patrick Watson. This album is about negotiating a world where you donít know whatís real anymore. I really spent a lot of time reading to improve my lyrics for this record. I was very inspired by Jesus' Son by Denis Johnson, The Waves by Virginia Woolf and Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin. The lyrics are a collection of little thoughts that were pacing in my head. We worked hard on rebuilding the tones of our arrangements and we brought a bigger electronic component to the music. With the addition of modular synths, we able to find a warmer and more touching approach to the electronics, that feel as acoustic as the rest of the instruments and move like liquid. Basically, I went back to school for the last two years to be able to bring something new ha-ha. Andrew Barr from the Barr Brothers joined us on drums for this record, itís a pleasure to play music with such a great musician. Better in the Shade Height of the Feeling Ode to Vivian Little Moments Blue La La La La La Stay