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Aaron Ponzo really good matt Favorite track: Sometimes I Just Want to Give Up.
Leslie Shatz
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Leslie Shatz i liked it a lot Favorite track: Alone Today.
Lora Mathis
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Lora Mathis This album is so beautiful & honest. The longing spills out of it. Favorite track: Sometimes I Just Want to Give Up.
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May 19th - Santa Ana, CA - Beatnik Bandito w/KIDS. and HOLLING
May 20th - Phoenix, AZ - The Trunk Space w/KIDS. and HOLLING
May 21st - San Diego, CA - HOUSE w/ KIDS. and Holling
May 23rd - San Diego, CA - Til Two Club

July 8th - Philadelphia, PA - Planet Phitness
July 17th - Philadelphia, PA - Clark Park

Sept. 16th - Philadelphia, PA - TBA
Sept. 18th - Pittsburgh, PA - TBA
Sept. 19th - Columbus, OH - TBA
Sept. 20th - Bloomington, IN - TBA
Sept. 21st - Chicago, IL - TBA
Sept. 22nd - Ames, IA - MAXIMUM AMES FEST



"Neutral Shirt captures the mundanity of the world and loneliness of it all while inviting us to be a part of it and encouraging us not to give up; shades of Stephen Steinbrink. The dualities of friendship and isolation, technology and luddism all peek through these songs and give it a distinctly 2016 feel. Truly lovely songs for a historically awful year. "

- Jon Manning


released January 6, 2017

recorded in santa ana, ca by sam winsor (many thanks!)
mixed by jack ananian
mastered by ben levinson

album cover photo + design by lora mathis
set design by jax and nate

all songs written by matt terrones



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Track Name: Alone Today
alone today

yesterday I was a lonesome wreck
one more hour and I'm still in bed
I don't know what I can do I said
I don't know what I can do you said

alone today

sudden changes left me all alone
nothing to do when I'm stuck at home
I think about calling you on the phone

alone today
Track Name: Put That Phone Away
i wait by the phone
you never call

i'm really sad

put that phone away
put that frown away
everything will be ok
Track Name: Dust On Your Shelf
i drive my car
i look at the stars
i think about you
i don't know what to do
i close my eyes
i go to sleep
i forget to eat
i drown in my sheets
i stay in bed
i play dead
i need some help
i'm just dust on your shelf
Track Name: The Last Time
it's been a long time coming
your smile's fading away
I see the siren's flashing
can't be with you today

kissing you
kissing you good-bye
kissing you
for the last time

think of you
from time to time
think of you
and I'll be fine
Track Name: Sometimes I Just Want to Give Up
sometimes I just want to give up
and call it day
stay in bed
don't bother callin' me

sometimes I can't wait to wake up
and go outside
hang out with my friends
hope the day never ends

I can't wait to stay in bed all day
I can't wait to go outside and play
Track Name: Best Friend
you told me I was beautiful
you showed my how to love again
you're my best friend

you put a smile on my face
you told me I would be OK
you're my best friend

never want the day to end
can't wait to see you again
you're my best friend