|Having your life reduced to 20
paragraphs in the newspaper is no way to end. Susan Cvengros had a hard life, and although
I never knew her, I knew a lot about her just from my own life. Her dreams as a little
girl probably never included landlords and careers. Just the normal little girl dreams
that get lost like a turd in the sewer of the city once the reality of life takes over.
In my town, people die senselessly every day and nobody
really cares or looks, except maybe their family. But I don't think Susan had much of a
family left to care.
Well I cared.
One of the first songs recorded for Wiggle the Wire,
I wrote the riff in Nashville circa '94, and not knowing what to do with it, I took a back
seat and let it decide it's own fate - spring reverb and all.