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I'm giving you my two weeks' notice. I don't believe this nine-to-five's the only way I can survive. I don't believe the dough I make is worth doing a job I hate. When I come home at the end of each day, my mind is too tired to think, and my body's too pooped to play. If talent were metal, then mine would gather dust: my notebooks are empty and my instruments have gathered dust. I shouldn't have to choose between a steady paycheck and my dream. I'm tired of the either/or - I just can't take it anymore! I know that I've got so many bills to pay, but you're not paying me enough to catch up on them anyway, so if I'm doomed either way to be broke, I may as well just hit the road and play guitar until I croak. I don't believe everyone who says to me that "starving artist" is a redundancy. Will I go broke for my art? Well, I just might, but I'd rather be proven wrong than concede and not fight. I know my mother has never heard me say, "When I grow up, I'll be a CPA." My inner child is pissed off in a major way from crunching numbers every day. It's time for him to play! I'm giving you my two weeks' notice, but if you let me leave today, I'd happily be on my way.

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from Sometimes You've Gotta Fight to Get a Bit of Peace, released July 27, 2010
Flutes and saxophones by Martin Perna; all other voices & instruments by Sean Padilla

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Homemade genre-free semi-autobiographical songs written, performed and recorded almost entirely by Sean Padilla, a Charlotte, NC resident who does his best with what he has.

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