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when my hands are trying to
hold on to the river
they can’t hold
the candle of truth
i am broken
and i’m running for cover
would you help me
to uncover you?

and i ran to an aching angel
i said angel, what should i do?
she said i know of
a few ways around
but it’s better to take the way through

in the blue light
in the blue light
there is still a way into you
in the blue light
all my treasons will lead me
to truth


from The Truth is​.​.​. I Don't Know, released September 16, 2016



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David Waingarten Portland, Oregon

David plays music to keep himself company. He digs records that sound like they were recorded in bedrooms and basements, and is inspired by the raw intimacy and honesty of Paul Simon, Elliot Smith, Blaze Foley and Gillian Welch. His songs are about healing, living in your car, longing to be found, gratitude, riding subways, finding silence, and stumbling along your path. ... more

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