Songwriting Journal Tour

Part 2, from Crane Wife to Hazards


Here we are, back at the spiral bound journals. I say at the top of this video that I’m in 2004, here, but that can’t be so. These pages must be from ‘05-’06; I was between tours, buckled down writing what would be the songs for The Crane Wife, our Capitol Records debut. Heady times! I wish I’d picked a better medium than spiral bound notebook, but ther…

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