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Half of all the money will go directly to TO WRITE LOVE ON HER ARMS or TWLOHA which is a nonprofit movement dedicated to helping those suffering from addiction and mental health issues.

Waves don't end. Even when they hit a rock they just turn around and keep going. They crash and begin again. This album is the timeline of a life—seven years to be exact. But the word timeline is an incorrect label for anybody’s life. There is no line. Timewave is a more accurate term. Light waves and sound waves and time waves. Our lives are waves too, mostly waves that are beyond our control. We have a little control. Not enough to change the waves but enough to make the rise and fall gentler. We can choose how to approach our lives if we choose to stay open. When we fall there is a tendency, in many, in me, to close off to the world and be a shell that simply navigates through the day to day mindless and safe. But that won't do. Death comes soon enough and simply must not be elected early. One peak of one wave is never one life. One crash is never the end--until it is. -and don't forget the good times; they're the most important part, and if we're lucky they're most of it all.

credits

released February 13, 2017

Steve Webb: bass, piano, vocals, ukulele,
Piet Dalmolen: guitar, loops, backing vocals
Pete Ciotti: drums

Produced by Steve Webb
Production assistance by Piet Dalmolen
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Piet Dalmolen at Universal Balance Studios in Arcata, CA

All tracks by Steve Webb
Tracks 5 and 7 cowritten by Piet Dalmolen
Track 8 cowritten by Zerek Webb
Tracks 6 and 13 by Steve Webb, Pete Ciotti and Piet Dalmolen

cover art: original oil on canvas by Steve Webb, Design assistance Aaron Kather

Special thanks to Therese Fitzmaurice, Tommy Fitzmaurice, Aaron Kather, Kate Ponte, Tom and Sandy, Bird, Pete Ciotti, Piet Dalmolen, Rebekah Stiles, all the fine folks who helped me haul that big old piano into the house, marktwainstudies.com, Chloe Greenhalgh and everyone I'm accidentally forgetting.

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