It was 2005, I believe, and I had just gotten a new manager. He also had just started a label and wanted to pursue digital downloads so the plan went into effect that I'd get some of my demos together for an online-only EP called The Darker Side Of Happy. I liked the title because it seemed to sum up my favourite contrast of singing a melancholy lyric to upbeat music. The demos were recorded in both Tennessee and Texas from 2004-2006. After listening to "TDSOH", you can see how varied the songs were in style and genre because I wanted the artistic freedom to do whatever I felt like. I never wanted to be pigeon-holed into one particular sound so this EP has latin, folk, ballads, and a good bit of pop.
Jared Colinger - vox, guitar, keys, bass, loops
Jamey Coffman - bgvox
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