The Travel Song (bad​/​sad to happy + good)

from by Tai Allen

  • This book, No Jewels, is centered around abuse & love, especially how the two interact. And, then, I wrote a soundtrack to both support the words and show what happens after you emerge from abuse.

    No Jewels is a book that tries to narrate a young man’s life that was loved well, loved wrong and, once, not loved at all. Sadly, this story is not an aberration or oddity. There are numerous No Jewels tales in every city. This book of lines, devices, stanza and spaces hopes to serve them all. Tai Allen writes from a place in which understanding innocence lost is not the fault of a child. Nor should it ever be.

    Includes unlimited streaming of The Drinking Song [No Jewels Maxi-Single] via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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this is a mission, i often assume,
for the feathered folks, football players,
pirates and pretty (much all)


from The Drinking Song [No Jewels Maxi​-​Single], released April 11, 2017
music: tai allen
chorus drums: jonn nubian x tai allen



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tai allen Brooklyn, New York

maker of fine things with words, melodies and images.

and, if you ask, he loves apples, grapes & craft beers. (he curates a beer & wine festival...

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