Off to bed
Such a worrisome boy
Forget the day and what was said
Your shoebox hides your radio
Send it through your pillow to your head
Such a worrisome boy

You’ll manage yourself in such a way
You’ll get to be a boy someday

Such a worrisome boy
The only voice you hear is your own
Memorize your stories and your thoughts
The chords will soon be known
Such a worrisome boy

Hours and hours you’ll spend alone
In search of a place that feels like home

You’ll always feel unsure and think you’re wrong
You’ll always feel as though you don’t belong


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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