What The Matter Is

by Sean Eldon & The Greatest Dane

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Recorded mostly live to 24 track tape in a Bob Alach room, this is the premiere recording of my rock and roll band, The Greatest Dane. It was done without headphones or click tracks or things like that. This is pretty much what it sounds like when we play. Pretty much.


released December 9, 2013

Recorded and mixed by Jonathan Corey and Sean Eldon Qualls. Pete Moffett plays drums and percussion and sings. Justin Mayfield plays bass guitar and percussion and sings. Sean Eldon Qualls plays guitars and pianos and percussion and sings. All songs written and arranged by Sean Eldon Qualls.

Alyssa Jane Voorhis made the artwork and also IS the artwork WOWWWWW TRIPPYYYYY.


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Sean Eldon Chicago, Illinois

I am a professional songwriter, arranger, musician, recording engineer, and "producer" based out of Chicago. Hire me, buy my music, and send beer, goddammit.

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Track Name: Farce To Farce
head down, zoned out
walkin' into the open
fear not what's here
just assume that you're blending in
we've forgotten what's social
what it means to be well disposed
can't be bothered with what's real
who's controlling the real world? i don't know.

scroll through the meaningless strangers
one more!
ask not me be an acquaintance
hell no

best keep short wind
when you put it in writing
can't ask too much
from that telephone typewriter
fight with forming a sentence
cue applause when you share it though
lost the romance of language
who's got time for romantics? i don't know.

scroll through the meaningless updates
hell no.
ask not me be an acquaintance,
one more

wonder if i could flee from high tech heaven

fuck if i could know what's real
who's controlling what i can't see
Track Name: My Mistake
this close to declaring a state of emergency
keep fussin' about 'til we're both on the "wait and see"
'til we've had it up to here with what isn't worth repeating
goddamned if we're both being perfectly honest here
not buyin' that it's nobody's fault when the smoke don't clear
how i don't know nothing much but i know it's all for something

you pulled up the rug on what's
stopping me from fucking up
once i knew
you don't like my attitude
no, it's a drag when you drag me through
my mistake

forgive me but i can't help but ask what the matter is
keep thinking i been sucked into fights that i can't resist
i'm aware of all that now
i can't change it anyhow
how i don't know nothing much but
i know it's all for something more.