I was sitting in my girlfriend’s car, and I shushed her. “My gut don’t lie to me!” we both screamed before bursting out into laughter. Those are lyrics to “Something We Just Know,” the first song I fell in love with by Twin Forks. It’s also the first track on their debut EP Twin Forks, which lead singer Chris made perfectly clear that you can get most of the album for free: “If you like free shit, email us at email@example.com, Subject: ‘Music’ and you’ll get some free music!” he said at the show. It’s not often I buy a CD. I’m a vinyl nerd and otherwise listen to music on Spotify. But I bought a $5 five-song CD from Twin Forks last year and fell in love both with it, as well as to it. It’s beautiful. It’s folky. It’s honest. It’s passionate. Ahh shit, my emo is showing … I particularly loved “Cross My Mind” and the simple offering in its lyrics: “Why don’t you stay for a while? It’s been too long since I’ve smiled. I won’t ask you for too much; good conversation and such. From time to time, you cross my mind. Good company is hard […]
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