by Addison Frei

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Beneath a tree that's stood a hundred years,
Along a block built on sweat and tears,
Leading to a quiet place,
Lift the latch, push the gate. Our home awaits,
Take the stairs, elevate...

We'll paint the door a shade of red
And sweep the narrow halls.
Oh, who'd have thought we'd have a place all on our own?
We'll set the cornerstone.

The floorboard creaks, getting worse with time,
Dusty mantle sitting bare inside,
But not condemned to disrepair,
Needing tender care it can work, I swear, somehow, somewhere.
About our humble stoop I'll follow you...

We'll patch the roof over our heads
And mend the window sill.
We'll lay the bricks, a foundation all our own,
We'll set the cornerstone.

We'll make this house a home
And set the cornerstone.


released September 5, 2019
Engineered by Chris Sulit, Trading 8s Recording Studio in Paramus, NJ
Mixed and Mastered by Matt Young
Music and lyrics by Addison Frei
Produced by Addison Frei and Matt Young
Photo by Luke Sellick

Michael Mayo, vocals
Tahira Clayton, vocals
Addison Frei, piano, rhodes, synthesizers
Matt Young, drums, prepared piano, electronics


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Addison Frei New York, New York

New York-based pianist Addison Frei's latest album on TCB Records, No Defense (2018), was celebrated with solo piano performances at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival, Alhambra (Geneva), and Lucerne Piano Festival. Previous records include Intentions (2014) and Transit (2016), featuring Janis Siegel. He is a Yamaha Artist. For more please visit ... more

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