Secret Life 2006

Secret Life

by Alan Lewis Silva

Released 2006
Lusitone Records
Released 2006
Lusitone Records
"3 black pens when all I need is two," said the singer as he stumbled toward the wall, testing the moment he pressed it to see how strong it was. "The poly-ticks of partial-men," the Prime Minister of the United Church of God, continued he...
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Alan Lewis Silva (Alan Silva) recorded his first album in Santa Barbara in 2001. His style of bohemian troubadour thus developed. Between 2001 and 2013 Silva mostly recorded in the vein of the grunge-folk-blues poet-singer-songwriter. The recording quality was often basic yet provided a spontaneous view into the nature of poetry. From 2004 to 2008, Alan Silva was revolutionary as an independent musician. He recorded 4 albums per year from 2004-2007. He has maintained a continuous publishing frequency since then. The …
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Secret Life

by Alan Silva

Released 2006
Lusitone Records
Released 2006
Lusitone Records
A wonderful collaboration of lyricism and musicality. Secret Life contains a menagerie of ideas involving exploitation and contemporary massages. Includes the eleven-minute title song and many other memorable classics. A masterpiece.
NOTES
Alan plays acoustic songs in a variety of styles from Indie to Folk to Blues. He takes inspiration from a variety of sources in music as well as from literary figures. Imagine Bob Dylan channeling Ernest Hemingway or Leonard Cohen writing tunes after reading some work by T.S. Eliot or The Velvet Underground trying to make sense of William S. Burroughs. He describes his songs as “familiar objects that are closer to someone because …
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Changing the Guards

by Alan Lewis Silva

Released 2006
Lusitone Records
Released 2006
Lusitone Records
"Who guards this place?"
quacked some protesters
when Hell's emissary
stubbed their internal clocks,
sprinkling their inertia with
doubts of existence,
whereas some were atheist
in the process of becoming
pagans. It's in the dark
where light is most...
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The poems and lyrics of this collection were originally featured in these handmade albums:

Boa Sina, Ao Vivo, Carlos Terceira,
Mystery House (2004)
Big Green Country, Rose Blood, Gypsy Songs,
Mountain Stairs (2005)
Four Rivers, Changing the Guards, Aviary Tomb (2006)
Hunters and Hunted, Numas Estrelas,
Golden Palace, Flower People (2007)
Beach Songs (2008)
California Authors (2009)
I Been Living (2010)
Parkland, Alan Silva (2011)
JESUS, AlantheBarbarian (2012)
J2C 1-7 (2013)
Ash City: Is a World, Be Your Man: Hot Cow, The Moon Was …
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Four Rivers

by Alan Lewis Silva

Released 2006
Lusitone Records
Released 2006
Lusitone Records
Subdued doesn't care: music makes you think Noise without rhythm: what frequency it gives Project altered voices: defragment computers now, Ancient atlas, Bible trivia:
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Mr. Alan Silva graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 2005 with a B.A. in English and a minor in anthropology. After college, he worked as a full-time high school English teacher in Ridgecrest. In 2008, he earned his M.A. at San Diego State University and wrote a thesis entitled “Claims of Identity in Bret Harte’s Gabriel Conroy.” He has worked as an adjunct instructor and English tutor at Grossmont College since 2008 [sic]. He currently …
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Changing the Guards

by Alan Silva

Released 2006
Lusitone Records
Released 2006
Lusitone Records
A variety of quixotic balladry finds employment on this lively seventy-five minute collection relating to the identification and deployment of order amid an intrinsic situational irony. A masterpiece. Buy one now.
NOTES
Alan plays acoustic songs in a variety of styles from Indie to Folk to Blues. He takes inspiration from a variety of sources in music as well as from literary figures. Imagine Bob Dylan channeling Ernest Hemingway or Leonard Cohen writing tunes after reading some work by T.S. Eliot or The Velvet Underground trying to make sense of William S. Burroughs. He describes his songs as “familiar objects that are closer to someone because …
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Aviary Tomb

by Alan Silva

Released 2006
Lusitone Records
Released 2006
Lusitone Records
Great songs, like an album of recited over an electric-folk platform. Songs contextualize many romantic and societal compromises involved in our quest for happiness. A masterpiece. Don't hesitate to buy one right now.
NOTES
Alan plays acoustic songs in a variety of styles from Indie to Folk to Blues. He takes inspiration from a variety of sources in music as well as from literary figures. Imagine Bob Dylan channeling Ernest Hemingway or Leonard Cohen writing tunes after reading some work by T.S. Eliot or The Velvet Underground trying to make sense of William S. Burroughs. He describes his songs as “familiar objects that are closer to someone because …
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