I was on the tarmac when the light went on:
What you said as I leaving was meant to move us along

You poured your heart out, it's empty now

There’s nothing left in New York, it’s all used up
Always shame or circumstance or just bad luck

I poured my heart out, it’s empty now

And so I sing it with a vengeance and a smile on my face
While I’m swallowing my conscience, choking down that bitter taste

We poured our hearts out, they’re empty now

We'll always be outcasts here
The closer we get, the bigger the fear
And no one understands, but I do
And I know they'd make a mockery of me and you
But they're not looking in our eyes
They just can't see the glow inside

They poured their hearts out, they’re empty now


from Cat Selfie Generation, released May 5, 2017



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Gordon Mackenzie Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Canadian transplant Gordon Mackenzie crafts quirky low-tech synth pop tunes. He enjoys tales of the sea and taking selfies with cats.

Bearing influences from recording artists like Phil Collins, Jon Brion, and the Magnetic Fields, "Cat Selfie Generation" is his first solo record, following many unsuccessful collaborative projects in his native Canada (all of which are obviously out of print).
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