The album, Three Nights, comes in a Digi-Pack CD format. Album cover is a collage of images with themes from the songs. All lyrics are included inside booklet. Order the physical CD and we'll send you a nifty Successful Failures wrist band and a free SF sticker.
WAITING FOR A RIDE: The verses for this one are probably 7 or 8 years old. I was trying to rip off/rewrite the Kinks’ song “Tired of Waiting”. I wrote the chorus more recently on the piano. Then the band gave it the old Pixies/Nirvana low verse/loud chorus treatment and it really started to happen. Lyrically it’s more about what it’s not about. It reminds me of some of my early writing for the Dipsomaniacs when I tried to focus in on the minute details of everyday life. The setting is just a kid standing on a corner waiting for his mum to pick him up; she might have forgotten about him because he’s been waiting a long time. He’s bored. He needs to rely on others to drive him around – ah the freedom a driver’s license provides, but we’re always in such a hurry sometimes there’s a peace to waiting. “I’m waiting and the day goes by, there it goes again…” – Mick
"The first thing you should know about The Successful Failures is that any attempt to plug them into one genre or another is
very much a fool’s errand. Hailing from Trenton, N.J., the band deftly combines Americana, Pop, Rock, and enough of a dusting of Bluegrass that serves as an appetizer to the main course without overwhelming the entire meal." - July 2020, Rock is the New Roll...more