“I wanted to have the same producers for this whole album, which I’d never had before, and I wanted to be totally involved in the production, the mixing, the vocal arrangements, from start to finish,” Yamin asserts.
“I really got to get my hands dirty this time, and I learned so much making this album.
Sources: Birth record of Elliott Yamin – https://Marriage record of Elliott’s parents – https://Obituary of Elliott’s mother – maternal grandfather, Mitchell Michael Golberg, on the 1920 U.
[Verse 1] I never felt nothing in the world like this before Now I'm missing you, and I'm wishing you would come back through my door Oh, why did you have to go?
I think it personifies who I am as a singer and songwriter.
Elliott’s maternal grandfather was Mitchell Michael “Mickey” Goldberg (the son of Abraham “Abe” Golberg and Rebecca “Beckie” Friedman).“There were some hints of that on my first album, but my second album was pretty much machine-driven.I like that kind of music too, but this time I wanted to create music about real issues and make a record which reflects this.” Yamin’s fresh new creative leap is apparent on such impassioned new tunes as the intimate, insistent “Self Control,” the rousingly upbeat “Gather ‘Round,” the poignantly autobiographical “Virginia” and the commanding title track, whose lyrical sentiments underline the sense of personal commitment that Yamin brought to the project.My fans tend to feel personally invested in what I’m doing, and it feels like they’re with me on this part of the journey too.“I’m so proud of this album; it really feels like me,” he concludes., his third album and his first Purpose Music Group/e One release.