Sage Francis – Vonnegut Busy

blame it on Shake April 1, 2014

A week after announcing his new album Copper Gone (6/3), Sage Francis liberates the LP’s first single “Vonnegut Busy.” Take a listen below and be sure to pre-order the album on iTunes.

“Vonnegut Busy” acts as a stylistic sample dish for what one can expect from Sage Francis on Copper Gone, transitioning seamlessly from socio-economic issues to personal politics, all while being punctuated by the project’s overall mission statement: “When it seems like you’re going through hell…keep going.” The reference to Kurt Vonnegut in the title is accompanied by a quote from the satirical writer in one of the song’s 3 sub-choruses: “Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, ‘it might have been.'”