Start with love
End with love
In-between with love
Everything is love

Rest with love
Wake with love
What you need is love
Yes indeed it’s love

Stars above glow with love
When the sun shines everyone shines just the same

And should you ever doubt what living’s all about
Simply start with love and end with love

Is there use and sense to all we hold dear?
Is the universe indifferent to the face we’re here?
What am i?
And what are you?
What is everything we do?
And what’s the use (for real) if we don’t start with love?


from The Agreeable Passage of Time, released November 1, 2016
Written by Martin Rivas.

All noises by Martin Rivas.



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Martin Rivas New York, New York

Brooklyn native Martin Rivas has been a stalwart participant and supporter of NYC-based underground music since his days in early-90s critical darlings & CBGB regulars Serious Pilgrim. Martin’s music has always taken the listener on a sonic journey that feels new and familiar; now that fatherhood has introduced him to his greatest passion, his 7th album is certain to take some compelling twists. ... more

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