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Breathe In Breathe Out

Hey everyone, Jarrett here stoked to bring you our very first #blog post! Thought I'd start with letting lyou in on the writing process a little and chat a few songs off our #debutalbum #Landscapes. From their inception to where they are now, these tunes have all grown up and travelled a long way from the jam space to your ears. Hope you get a kick out it. Thank you for listening...


#BreatheInBreatheOut or as it appears on a setlist #BIBO is the first song #TheLongWarBand (or #TLW since we like abbreviations so much) that myself and Chad collaborated on. I started writing it in #Ottawa about a friend who was going through a hard time, dealing with depression and substance abuse. The song was my way of trying to help. That person has never been revealed, never will be but they are OK. Over time as I found my way in and out of music, it became clear that the song had become about me. It's very cathartic and speaks to moving on or accepting yourself for who you are, the growth of myself as an artist. I finished it in #Vancouver where we formed the band, this was the song that started it all for us. We won #CBCSearchlight 2017 with it - a huge national contest. BIBO propelled us forward and forced us to continue focusing on our passion. It gave us life, I promised to never grow tired of performing it and I never will. Here are the words and a link to Spotify. Sing it if you know it...


https://open.spotify.com/track/7qY7fj7tFuhYsQmHHmBQRQ?si=RNPn4b3ASM2toSAM-Pfh8w


Breathe In Breathe Out


You say that your heart is filled up with stone

Downing a bottle of wine

Alone in the dark, miles from your home

And you need another line


Breathe in Breathe out leave it behind

Breathe in Breathe out it's all

it's all in your mind

Leave it behind


The weight that you carry is too heavy a load

Despite how hard you might try

You say that you're wary of all that you loath

Adding to all of your lies


Breathe in Breathe out leave it behind

Breathe in Breathe out it's all

it's all in your mind

Leave it behind


Never sleep endlessly lie awake dreaming

You're up all night fighting your fears until the morning


Breathe in Breathe out leave it behind

Breathe in Breathe out it's all

it's all in your mind

Leave it behind

CBC Searchlight 2017 after the dust (confetti) settled. TLW with Tom Power, Ruth B, Jarvis Church, Dan Kanter & Amanda Parris




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