music: longer than you’ve been alive

old97salbums

Rhett Miller was a reddit AMA recently. Now that brings back memories. My friend Mary, who I regrettably have lost touch with, introduced me to the instigator. I listened and enjoyed the music, especially Things that Disappear, but never looked him up. TIL I learned that he is a member of a Dallas band Old 97s and they just issued a new album to coincide with their 20th anniversary. The first single is appropriately called Longer than You’ve been Alive, which starts:

We’ve been doing this longer than you’ve been alive
Propelled by some mysterious drive

It’s available as a free stream and download. Click to listen and fill in box to download: