High Walls

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    "Tried & True" is Paul Luc's 2014 full-length release. Each CD is hand-packed in recycled chipboard packaging with album art by Brooklyn-based graphic designer Nelson Hassinger.

    This CD features 10 tracks:

    The Way That It Is
    Idol
    Good Times
    Stranger to Me
    A Fool's Errand
    Unlucky In Love
    High Walls
    Adam & Eve
    Ode to My Friends
    The Way That It Is (Acoustic, CD Bonus)

    Produced and engineered by Dave Hidek and mastered by Garrett Haines at Treelady Studios.

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lyrics

You are building up such high walls,
For the pick-up lines and cat calls.

There’s a reverence,
And a revelry,
between night and day.
Where the cigarette
smoke clung to you
and a black ashtray
Where anxious highs and lows were smoked and blown away.

You are building up such high walls,
For graffiti you will recall,

When you reminisce
Those times you’ll miss,
Will be tagged some place,
In your memory,
Hiding hauntingly
‘neath a coat of paint.
All those patrons, perverts, friends, sinners and saints.

You are building up such high walls,
For the pick-up lines and cat calls.
There’s a reverence,
And a revelry,
between night and day.
Where the cigarette
smoke clung to you as you'd dance and sway.

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from Tried & True, released November 18, 2014

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Paul Luc Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Tried my hand in the nine-to-five world but left to go my own way. The independent spirit is not dead and I'm inspired by restless people who choose to live, not just exist. Pittsburgh is where my heart is.

As a kid, I absorbed sounds from my parents record collection: The Band, Neil Young, CSN, John Lennon...which led me to Van Zandt, Dylan, Prine...all the good stuff.
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