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By Chris Walla
There’s no shortage of articles about this so-called credit crunch we’re in, how shitty the economy is, how gas is four bucks a gallon, how your neighbors’ houses are going on the block sooner than later, all that. “Genevieve & Me” is a song I wrote and recorded in about three hours last month, after a close friend was suddenly sucked under: It seemed, for a few days, like he was going to lose his home, even though all conventional logic would suggest he’s in great shape financially. It all got sorted out, but I got the guest room all cleaned out nonetheless. And I recorded this, on a cassette.