We lose things, many things, to time’s cruel hand. It’s the cost of being alive. “We’ve all gotta die someday,” sings BJ Barham. “When it all turns to black, we’ll be left looking back at all the things we lost along the way.” The song in question, titled “The Things We Lost Along the Way” from American Aquarium’s newly-released Chicamacomico, might just be the year’s saddest and most insightful release. It’s a message you perhaps don’t really feel until you hit your 30s, and you come to realize how fast time moves around you. “You can’t take it with you when you go…”
Listen to “The Things We Lost Along the Way” below.