“And the story’s only mine to live and die with. The answer’s only mine to come across, but the ghosts that I got scared and I got high with look a little lost.”
“And it never did occur to me to leave ‘til tonight when there’s no one left to ask if I’m alright. I’ll sleep until I’m straight enough to drive, then decide, if there’s anything here that can’t be left behind.”
“Don’t call what you’re wearing an outfit; don’t ever say your car is broke. Don’t sing with a fake British accent; don’t act like your family’s a joke.”
“You thought God was an architect, now you know. He’s something like a pipe bomb ready to blow. And everything you built that’s all for show goes up in flames in twenty- four frames.”
From its opening line, Jason Isbell’s “The Saddest Song Ever, a “180 min four chord song,” hits all of the most depressing themes and is only available “on triple cassette and Tidal – the two saddest music formats known to mankind.”
“And the church bells are ringing for those who are easy to please.
And the frost on the ground probably envies the frost on the trees.”