Brandon Ayre
This song is about how hard it is to shed ourselves of our unconscious motivations. Even when we suppress negativity, unless we dig up its roots, it can remain inside, in the belly of the proverbial beast, or in this case dragon.

Why I Write Music...

It's in the video....

Brandon talking about creativity and music

SONG FOR A FRIEND is for all the men I hung out with on the island of Hydra, Greece, back in the day. As the unofficial leader of our gang was a painter named Anthony, we formed an accapella group called Little Anthony and The Elephants. Well oiled with ouzo, we would sing under various other members' windows, usually at 3 in the morning. Leonard Cohen was an occasional Elephant.