An anniversary lovers’ song: Tonight You Belong to Me

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All year long, we have been talking about dusting off the ol’ recording rig and doing a new song.  It’s been a reminder of what was so special to us about the Song-A-Week project; the commitment and discipline involved in actually doing something instead of just talking about it all the time in a “wouldn’t it be nice” sort of way.

June 14 was our 4 year anniversary, and to celebrate, we decided to go to a wine tasting, get a bottle of wine and some Italian food, cuddle up in the living room with our food and wine, and record a song.  I had been fiddling around with the uke lately, (which also had been gathering a bit of dust), and Kristin had run across this song, which you might recognize from a classic Steve Martin movie.  This is interestingly the first song we’ve recorded without multiple mics, overdubbing, mixing or anything fancy like that; just sittin’ around the recorder, me, my wife, and my uke.  And the cat.

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  1. S.P. Gass says:

    Nice! Eddie Vedder also recorded a version of this song, but I like yours even better: http://lowtechtimes.com/2012/05/06/eddie-vedder/

  2. Jen says:

    very sweet! love it! do you play anniversary gigs? :-)

  3. Jeanette says:

    I love this. it’s so sweet and I mean it when I say it’s my favorite! Love you two.

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