The Boy In The Lake

by The Experiment Of One

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Part I/III in a series depicting the life of Alex, a resident of Laketown. Part II/III and part III/III will follow soon, when I find time to record them.

This album started in 2007 and after collecting dust for years is now ready to be released.

Paper Box Records release, PBR006.


released October 18, 2011

Troy Messerall: Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Drums, Programming, Keyboards, etc.

All songs written by Troy Messerall

Produced, Mixed, and Mastered by Troy Messerall at Paper Box.
Artwork and Layout by Carson Slovak



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The Experiment Of One Meadville, Pennsylvania

Troy Messerall - Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Programming

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Track Name: The Invention Of Time
"Wake up son," she said.
"It's time to write your memoirs."
Today, he remembers the vain, the guilt, and the lost time.
"Behold Alex, you're starting to see the finish."
Track Name: Speaking Small Words Into The Mirror
'I'm losing my humor in reflections of our lives imperfections
Survey my face, then survey this place
You'll only find the dark corners of our time
Loose ends and despair crossing patterns in the air
We're mostly products of our environments, trying to change our surroundings
Give up and get out
We're all tired of the scenery.'
Track Name: He Remembers The Night In The Park
'That distant star is not so far
Try to keep your mind on what matters
Less time spent worrying
and more time spent living.'
Track Name: Time Changes Everything and We're No Exception
'In the crosshairs of lies
with an honest disguise
It's a dream we've never had
to a song we've never danced
This feels a lot less like home
and it's getting hard to walk through the door
from a boy who stood here confused...
Good Night Laketown were never really listening.'