Songs from 2010

A collection of original songs about love, food, dance, betrayal, the passage of time, and an imagined nostalgia for physical objects. Written, performed, and recorded at 33 rue Viala, Paris…

The Wolves

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I’ve started a songwriting project this year : write and record one song per month every month. This track here, “the Wolves,” is the first of the project’s output that I’m really happy with…

Ton petit bébé

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I’ve been playing this tune for quite a while now. I wrote it for Cécile back when we were on two opposite ends of the Earth (she in France and I in the US), and since then it’s stayed one of both of our favorites. It’s a pretty simple song, as far as the harmony […]

Con el permiso de los santos

Studio Version

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The opening track of the new Çasonando demo! Lyrics & music by Eddy Carvajal and yours truly.

Eddy came up with a chord progression that reminded me a lot of a tune I like by Gerardo Alfonso, called “Asi de sencillo.” …

Harina de maíz

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The second track on the Çasonando demo : an arrangement of a classic son by Luis Rengifo, based on the the version I heard by Cuarteto Rumí (who used to play in front of the Hotel Inglaterra in Havana when I was there back in 2001).