Here’s what’s going on with The Give-Outs these days. After a nine month break, I decided to try one more time on vocals for my songs. It wound up being just Harry and me, which was perfect. I wasn’t self-conscious and I didn’t have anybody in the room checking their watches.
I’m happy with these, even though we went a little crazy on the vocal effect. Taking the last few months off has given me some perspective on the lyrics too, and I changed a bunch of them. The new Descendents album made me realize that lyrics can be positive without being cheesy. Now we just need to get Richard’s harmonies back in there and we’re done with these two.