This is next Friday.
We hired this guy to do the art for the Fake Problems/You Blew It! split
That’s how many miles we put on our van over the past 36 days. We visited 35 cities in 23 states and 2 countries. When we set out on this journey, it was hard to wrap our heads around the idea that we wouldn’t be seeing our home, friends, or family for the next five weeks.
It may not seem like the longest tour. Heck, bands are constantly going out for longer than 36 days. But this was our longest tour. This was our challenge and it would be a disservice to anyone and everyone who helped us out with a show, came out to a show, shared the microphone, got sweaty with us, and/or put us up for a night to say we didn’t conquer that challenge.
It doesn’t sound like that long now that we’re home. It feels nice to say that we’re home. Home. Being students, we’re often moving around, finding a new place to live every year; and because of that, the idea of home quickly becomes an abstract concept. But we’ve been fortunate enough to call Orlando home for the last three years. We’re home.
We love it here. We love it in Florida. We have the greatest friends and the best families anyone could ask for. We could never begin to thank the people that make this hobby of ours possible. But we can sure as hell try: Thank you. Sincerely.
With that said, we’ll see you Tuesday Orlando.
Property of Zach Road Blogs:
Also, there will be a slew of pictures finding their way to the internet in the next couple of weeks courtesy of Evan McGrew Photography. Give him a few follows so he doesn’t have to buy them anymore.
Meet Jon. Jon came and hung out with us tonight in Grand Rapids, MI. About a month ago, it came to our attention that he had made a drum cover of Hope Its Not Deposit Bottle and posted it on YouTube.
Now I (Tim) have never let anyone play my new drums. As tanner comically put it, I threaten anyone with their life who comes close to them. Seriously.
So in the spirit of trying new things, tonight Jon played Hope live with the guys and absolutely killed it.
We tip our collective band hat to you, Jon.
Also, I was tired of drumming. Next time know all the songs.
You Blew It! covers Piebald’s “King of the Road” and plays “Terry v. Tori” from Grow Up Dude at The Gypsy Lounge 3/13/ 2011.
Recorded by yours truly.
For those of you who didn’t get to come out to Topshelf’s SXSW Showcase, here are the last two songs from our set.
We found a lake and had a good time.
Lake Champlain, VT