you could have asked me…(#black lives matter)

These lyrics came to me months ago, after an impassioned conversation with my bandmate Nick. We were talking about how incomprehensible it is to us to want to enslave, to oppress, to belittle, to bully, anybody. Never mind actually doing it. Doesn't mean we don't have prejudices, fears, concerns about people who may look and act different. But he, as a white British guy and I, as an African American