Carter Rubin gazes through a looking glass. Written sitting in his room, “time machine” depicts heartache and wanting desperately to go back in time to change how things turned out. “I swear if I had a time machine / I’d go back and rewrite that whole scene / Maybe we wouldn’t be a million miles apart,” he sings. Piano accompanies him, both ethereal and wondrous, and highlights the pain hanging thick in his voice. “Seasons change / Time flies,” he muses, allowing himself to get tangled in those emotions again. The past haunts him, but he’s no longer tortured, at least not like he was. As they say, time heals.
Listen to “time machine” below.