1. 1
    Seem Serene
    6:29
  2. 2
    My Love My Love
    3:20
  3. 3
    We Were Words
    3:06
  4. 5
    Cherry Tree
    4:07
  5. 6
    Long Lost
    6:45
  6. 8
    Steer Clear
    3:41
  7. 9
    Sweet And Clean
    5:07
  8. 10
    Disco Jam
    3:39
  9. 11
    Summer Dreams
    4:13
  10. 12
    Far Thought
    3:04

Lyrics by Louis Smith

Music by:
Louis Smith (Guitar/Vox/Glockenspiel)
Brian Roy (Basses/Vox)
Ryan Wood (Drums/Clave)
Andrew Drehoff (Saxophone)
Price Gillock (Keys/Flute)
Ben Laderberg (Electric Guitar)
Bucky Henry (Auxiliary Percussion)
John D’earth (Trumpet)

Produced by Kendall Street Company

Engineered by Jake Dempsey at Summit Sound Recordings-Eagle Rock, VA
Mixing and additional Production by Scott Gordon at Clockworks –Los Angeles, CA
Mastered by Dave Collins –Los Angeles, CA
Additional Engineering by Bobby Read at Small World Audio-Charlottesville, VA 

Artwork by Erin O’Keefe

Special thanks to our families who have supported us immensely along the way and without whom, nothing.  Additionally we would like to thank the VB squad, our kickstarter backers, Riley Smith, Tony Bird, Jake Stotlar, Neil Harrison, Sandy Williams, Matty Leon, Sarah Hoshikawa, Joey Yusician, Elsie Leviton, Cara Costanzo, Nick Favaloro, The Good Steal, Lindsay Eckert, Barb Gordon, Randall Ackerly, The Free Bridge Quintet, Wes Rabusseau, Dimitri Daoulas, Stephanie Faires, and Anna Janus.  Last but not least, we would like to thank Kate Dodson for her endless inspiration and kindness.

LYRICS:

Seem Serene

Crawling under my skin

Close the door let’s begin

Synthesize my tired eyes

Broken in imagine my surprise

Thoughts of you set in

Creeping up from below

Scar tissue that we used to know

Sympathy moves in disguise

Broken in imagine my surprise

Yellow green, painted skies  

On to the seem serene life

I'm lost inside, I'm lost inside

I've got that haze on my mind

Up and down we’ll be alright

On to the seem serene life

I’m lost inside, I’m lost inside

I’ve got that haze on my mind

Up and down we’ll be alright

I’ve got that haze on my mind

Up and down we’ll be alright

I’ve got that haze on my mind

Up and down we’ll be alright

Up and down we’ll be alright

Up and down we’ll be alright

Up and down we’ll be alright

Up and down we’ll be alright



My Love, My Love 

Where did I go? What did I do? when I was falling for you

Taking a step take it on through to a life that we knew

Down to the sand under the stars there we would walk

Between our toes our love it grows

When I hold you in my arms

And gaze up at the stars 

And the light, baby, it was shining through

A hundred galaxies just for you

I’d wait, for you

Where did I go? What did I do? when I gave it all to you

You took my hand dancing slow down the star lit street we’d roam

Laughing with you over a toast, to the good things in life we know

Lost in you, lord I knew

That we could never be far

As we stumble through the yard

And the sweet sweet love we know

We could never let it go

Yea

Down the river to the yard

Deep deep in the snow

We could never let it go

My love, my love take me home

My love, my love, take me home



We Were Words

You make me laugh

And that’s why I like you

The kindest eyes 

Staring off into blue

And we were words

Dancing across your page

Down to the beach 

On Kendall Street

It’s been a long time

Too long, too long, too long

Life was simple then

I think we're growing old

But what I told you once is 

We could take the world by storm if we were one

If we were one

Daylight fades 

Barefoot running through trees

Down to the beach

In good company

We’ll watch the flames 

Reach up to kiss the sky

Until the stars 

Fade back into light

Oh what I told you once is

We could take the world by storm if we were one

Oh what I told you once is

That life’s too short to spend it being alone

Cars 

Come along and have a drink with me

We can talk about the world and how the world it turns so slow

Day and night I’ve found

Cars they drive and planes they fly

I look into the sun and the sky oh so bright

It’s you that I have found

Oh and I know, there’s not much longer now

Oh if the world would just slow down 

The moon and the stars they sail across the sky

And I could watch you dance all through the night

When the rhythm is right

Oh and I know the sun it’s rising now

Oh if the world would just slow down

So you move with me and I’ll move with you 

And I could spend the rest of my life by your side

It’s you that I have found 

Oh and I know there’s not much longer now

Oh if the world would just slow down

Cherry Tree

Let me fall right down into you

You’re my cherry tree, my honeybee 

Let me fall right down into you

You’re my cherry tree, my honeybee

And we could take a swim deep down 

Inside of your soul

Where the peaches grow

And when the nighttime comes

Baby it’s alright 

We can take our time

And just as the stars have taken over now 

Let them shine on out

Let them shine on down 

Lose yourself in my dreams tonight

I can find you now

I can find you now

Cause you’re the one I love, I love, I love

And you’ve got the moves that make me want to dance and sing 

Let me fall right down into you 

You’re my cherry tree, my honeybee 

Let me fall right down into you 

You’re my cherry tree, my honeybee

Long Lost

The midnight sun

Like water through my eyes

Falling arms in grace 

I know it’s hard to say 

Wake up still drunk

Smoke falling from your lips 

The waterfall take it in

The heart is warm 

And you’ve got a way with words

And my brain it hurts

Why don’t you take the road ahead

Ooh I have found

Looking in stop and start the tape again

Time is surely slowing down

Lifted in cruising through 

Oh my gray

You’ve taken to the sky 

Losing hearts and minds

Let it rain

Walking still,

Still have long to wait, 

Here just the other day

I am you 

Ooh I have found

Looking in stop and start the tape again

Time is surely slowing down

Lifted in cruising through  

Steer Clear

Here we are these words that we’re writing on the wall 

And they move with us and we fade then we fall 

Ohh what did I do? What did I do?

And we’re all, we’re all gone

Yea, come along with me 

Yea, up in that old tree 

Yea, take a toke or two

Yea, and my troubles too 

Here we are these words that we’re writing on the wall 

And they move with us and we fade then we fall 

Ohh what did I do? What the fuck did I do?

And we’re all, we’re all gone

Yea, come along with me 

Yea, up in that old tree 

Yea, smoke a joint or two

Yea, and my troubles too 

Yea, come along with me 

Yea, up in that old tree 

Yea, take a toke or two

Yea, and my troubles too

Sweet and Clean

The sun swims up from the bottom of the sea 

Off to the east 

I could feel your smile coming back to me

Lay down on me

You fell like a leaf from that tree

Into my arms

What came to be, a taste so sweet 

Loving so easy 

Taking the long way out of the woods 

A dirty man told that unhappy news

That everyone we thought we knew was older

You lifted me high as high can be

And truth be told, I never thought I could leave 

Fruit from that tree turned bitter and sweet 

But if love is a game, you play it heavier than me 

We left that fruit be, till it rot from the tree 

A long fall into dead leaves

So I'll lie in you one more time

You can tear me down and build me a shrine

Cold waves bite down 

Sweet and clean

Summer Dreams

Here we go again

In summer dreams we find

In all our wasted time

Now I know

Simple now 

Been lost at sea for a while

Meet the sun, meet the sand, meet the water 

Let's get lost again 

Rolling tether tide

World of the waves 

Washing over me 

Lifted trees

City lights below me

But I know it is not too far to fall

Into your arms

The sky is only waiting 

For her chance to whisper we are one 

Ohh I watch you as you turn

Red and purple suns

Ohh I sing to you the clouds 

Have you found me now 

Far Thought 

All these thoughts getting in the way 

of the love that my heart used to say

As we put all aside, moments soon they die 

growing close, and falling far  

The one love it all goes on

And I'm trying to prove that dirty man wrong

Down into this routine we fall 

Fighting the good fight and singing your songs

All these thoughts getting in the way 

of the love that my heart used to say

but I cannot lie, it just don’t feel right

Growing close, and falling far

Think it's time to say goodbye  

Yes it's time to say goodbye

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