- Under Water
- Turned On
- Out of Focus
May 2020 brings Unintentionally Spectacular, a brand-spanking-new EP full of songs!
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All songs written, produced, and performed by Morgan Stone Grether ©2020.
Morgan: piano, lead and rhythm guitars (acoustic and electric), bass, synths, drums, programming, vocals.
Except * additional rhythm guitar on “Catching Your Eye” by Dave Depper.
- Side A
- “Gotta Get My Feet Back on the Ground”
A gentle little groove to say: Let’s throw off the depression of 2020!
- “Catching Your Eye”*
There was a documentary a few years ago on the artist Basquiat that made me laugh because everyone interviewed kept saying how supposedly important they were to him: “Oh, Basquiat wanted to sleep with me,” “He was always in love with me,” or “He was jealous of me.” That sort of self-congratulatory silly nonsense gave birth to this song. Laughter and music go hand in hand.
A song for Elaine. On one hand, a Portland-themed tip-of-the-hat to both Cream’s “Tales of Brave Ulysses” and Zucchero’s “Overdose (D’Amore),” but also a celebration of how good it can feel to fall in love after a heartbreak or two. Or 20.
A little ditty about a run-in with the queen of debauchery, it’s a homage to one of my musical heroes, Lou Reed, and thereby a sorta sequel to “Sweet Jane,” which is one of the best songs of all time. (Undeniable fact!) So, yeah, that took some gumption.
- Side B
Some fun wordplay disguised as a song for Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys to croon at their next gig.
- “Wanna Supernova”
Like “Overdose” above, a song for Elaine; this is an examination of that exuberant blast of joy you feel when you fall in love after feeling hopelessly unloveable.
- “Smooth Like Whiskey”
A song for Tom Waits to sing at the end of the night to send the crowd home. Raise your glass high!