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by Andrew Nolte

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My Avatar

I don’t know what I’m supposed to post here. I can’t help but feel so out of place.
I’ve got friends that I’ve never met. We stalk on the Internet.
But I’m not even here, it’s just my avatar, while I’m watching from afar.

I crawl across the web that spreads before me, to reconnect the threads I’d long forgot.
So you can reach out to me without even seeing me.
While we lose our humanity, speaking through avatars while we watch it from afar.

No one is talking face to face, live streaming life is not the same.
These photoshopped images on your Instagram page;
They don’t show the real life, it’s just what fits the frame.

I don’t know what I’m supposed to post here, I’ve got no advice to give or take.
Have faith in technology, or covet your privacy?
Or speak from your heart. Or send in your avatar and watch it all fall apart.

No one is talking face-to-face, live streaming life is not the same.
These photoshopped images on your instagram page;
They don’t show the real life, its just what fits the frame.

I don’t know what I’m supposed to post here. I can’t help but feel so out of place.

credits

released June 7, 2019
Andrew Nolte- vocals, guitars, & keyboards.
Matt Slagle- Bass
Michael Ingber- drums
Leila Henley- backing vocals
Jeff Elliott- violin
Christabel Lin- violin
Jason Elinoff- viola
Charles Prewitt-cello

Written by Andrew Nolte
Recorded at Studio 601 Austin, TX
Produced & Mixed by Michael Ingber
Mastered by Steve Berson at Total Sonic Media
String Arrangement by Andrew Nolte
Cover art by Fumi Sugawara
Published by DoctorMaxMusic (BMI)

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Andrew Nolte Austin, Texas

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Andrew Nolte is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter residing in Austin, TX.
He’s worked in rock, jazz, folk, cabaret, R&B, soul, country, cumbia, afrobeat, and pop projects on the stage and in the studio since 1997. He’s also composed music for several local student film scores and podcast, in addition to his work in musical theater. ... more

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