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Includes the Jon Solo/Kim Novak Collaboration "Beautiful Brown Eyes."

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Kim and Friends' Songs
NaSoAlMo 2009

Songs

Orbit 

Kim Novak

My friend Jerell gave me a guitar chord as a present when I was feeling mistreated and stressed at work. He said it's a peaceful guitar chord and suggested I sit and play it to relieve stress. It's the first chord in "Orbit" after the spooky space noises. Thank you, Jerell. The space theme is just because I love the planets and stars.

Staycation 

Kim Novak

Stuff that happened on my stay-at-home vacation the first week of November, 2009. I didn't have a plan, so I was constantly thinking, "What am I gonna do now?".

When I Awake 

Kim Novak

I was thinking two things about dreams when I wrote this. One was what it would be like if you could pick what you dreamed. What would you dream? I'm not sure I'd know what to pick. And then I thought about those wonderful dreams where you wake up the next morning feeling disappointed that it was only a dream. Like when I dreamed I got a new bicycle as a kid and woke up knowing I didn't have a new bicycle. Would you set yourself up for that disappointment if you could choose your dreams? And then I turned it into a love song because the music begged for a love song.

Q-Tips, Tissues and Tampons 

Kim Novak

I had a promise ring once, but the promise was a lie. Here's where I tell you what I did with that ring.

Valentino's 

Kim Novak

An homage to my college days centered around a pizza joint in San Marcos, TX. I wrote it after I visited for the first time in years and agitated many dormant memories.

Sandman Stories 

Kim Novak

This was inspired by Jane Jensen, although it didn't turn out anything like what I was inspired to create. For lyrics, I just relayed some of the weird dreams I've had.

The Things I Have Left 

Kim Novak

Inspired by my Dad. I've been wanting to write a song for him for nine years. I guess it needed to marinate.

I Just Ate A Carrot 

Kim Novak

Brian says wise things and funny things. Some of them needed to be put to music. Samples recorded at a happy hour with my Brian and Kevin where Brian derived great pleasure from the fried wontons.