April 9th, 2011

I was over at my folks place digging through my old tapes and cd's and found a bunch of recordings I made in San Francisco christmas 2005. It's just piano, completely instrumental. I have no idea where I was going with it, I can't even play piano. I play piano like E.T - two fingers.

But it made me think back on that trip and how weird everything in my life was around that time. And I thought maybe someone else could relate to it somehow. Or maybe just enjoy the fragmented pieces.

"Du Gamla, Du Fria" is the swedish national anthem. I have no idea why I recorded that. But I've always liked the melody.

The tracks were recorded by Gary Olson, who was sitting in the basement drinking whiskey and reading a book, occasionally mumbling something encouraging through the floorboards. I set up a mic by the piano upstairs and dropped the cable down to him through the window.