Speaking on the track, Will explains, “I tried to make the lyrics a straightforward and honest description of an emotion I feel often—a drive for change coupled with despair: ‘I’m tired of waiting for a better day. But I’m scared and I’m lazy and nothing’s gonna change.’ Kind of a sad song. Trying to tap into some Smokey Robinson/Motown feeling—’I’ve got to dance to keep from crying.’”
Check out the new track and ‘Generations’ track list below.
1. Outta Here
3. Close My Eyes
4. I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know
6. Hide It Away
7. Hard Times
9. Not Gonna Die10. Fine
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Not content with being one sixth of one of this century’s most innovative bands, Will Butler can now add ‘Harvard graduate’ and a second solo album full of curious, questioning brilliance to his CV.
What unites the record is an urgent, anxious sense of unrest.
Taken from his new solo album ‘Generations’.
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