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From the 2020 album A Scientific Search


I’m getting so high
But I’m lower than the angels
And that’s the thought I always regret
I confess what I don’t want to consider
But it’s best that I don’t forget

Fade with me

All I have is a lot of wasted time
Already spinning in my grave
I try to think big
And I know I am better
Than the sunk cost I can no longer save

Fade with me

What I think I can say no longer
As if I’ve ever had the nerve
Put me in chains so I know how it feels
To be shot down like I deserve

Fade with me


from Well There's That: The Best of Erik Ritland, released March 19, 2020


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One of the last great American songwriters in the tradition of Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, William James, G.K. Chesterton, Jeff Tweedy, and Jim Varney.

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