The storytellers brought together very different sounds on their second album “Consolers Of The Lonely” (’08, RS review), nominated for a Grammy, including the pretty “Old enough”, now out in a nice bluegrass version. “Salute your Solution” rocks harder, and Jack’s white noise would give me a headache if he weren’t so brilliant. What a great angry refrain (1:34-2:10):
You look pretty in your fancy dress
But I detect unhappiness
You never speak so I have to guess
You’re not free.
When I was young I thought I knew
You probably think you know too
Do you? Well do you?
I was naïve just like you
I thought I knew exactly what I wanted to do
Well, what you gonna do?
What you gonna do now?
The only way you’ll ever learn a thing
Is to admit that you know absolutely nothing
Think about this carefully
You might not get another chance to speak freely
Maybe when you’re old enough
You’re not free
Salute your solution
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