Fall​/​Fell​\​Free

by Michael Hicks

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1.
Stuck 02:24
More than once, I gave all I had But there it is, still staring back Sometimes enough is enough, I did my best But it's come too far to settle for less I'm moving now, I can finally see it The perspective came flowing back Sometimes you forget what makes it all so great The people and places, why did I wait?
2.
Mask 02:44
Rocky bays, reflective nights After the attic, something flashed right Remembered you from years before Never spoke, but you left an impression So I reached out, unsure of consequences Decided to be myself, tired of wearing a mask Got to know each other, held nothing back Was worried you thought I was making it up Everything you said I nodded my head Whenever I talk, I feel the need To look at every word, alter and tweak But with you, from my core I can speak I feel understood, no words can express what that means to me Sometimes I'm too much, and you've been through a lot, But I want you to know how special you are I don't know if you can relate to this But I want you to know how you give me hope, how you inspire me to be me Thank you so far, for what you've helped me see
3.
Fell 03:06
There's a great wall Blocking them to me From layer to layer I'll slowly peel them away The great tower must fall If it's to help anyone at all
4.
Free 01:54

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Fall/Fell\Free was written and recorded in about twelve hours. Since I've been working on a game for a long time now, the idea was to make something really fast and not give it any deep thought. A lot of the time I was figuring out the parts as I was recording. As a result, the songs are pretty raw and sloppy at times, but also special I think. For a long time I avoided playing guitar, because I felt uncreative with it, but all of these tracks ended up being stripped down guitar and voice songs. Hopefully it's a good EP to listen to as the autumn weather kicks in.

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released September 14, 2014

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Michael Hicks

Hey! I'm a game designer and musician. My game soundtracks and solo projects are released here, so each release usually sounds pretty different. Hope you enjoy. Follow me on Twitter and say hi!

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