A pop, garage rock, and off beat hybrid documenting a college party. This song was recorded on half-step down guitars.


She was an empty cup
We watched her fill herself up
On whiskey with water then wine
My college friends still
Call her the mystery
Who crashed our party to have a good time
To have a good time
[Did she] have a good time?
The answer was never

Mine in the morning
It was a quarter to something
And I was still waiting in the hospital room
I couldn’t answer the questions they were asking
Like what were her last name or the name of that tune
On the radio
On the radio
I don’t remember the words
But think I still know
How the melody goes
I don’t remember the words
But the song went like so
La, La, La, La, La
La, La, La

I walked through the door empty handed
My friends asked me what the hell happened
After I took her home
I silently counted the cups on the table
My friend said I'll never able
To get a girl alone
Before they left I asked them
If they knew the song that went like so

That went, "La, La, La, La, La
La, La, La"


from Where the Sand Meets the Tide, released November 1, 2011
Mike Vial - vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Stuart Tucker - drums
Leon Furs - bass, Hammond B-3, synth

Recorded and produced by moon:and:6 at Catherine North Studios in Hamilton, Ontario. Special thanks to Marcone for editing help.

Mastered by Joe Lambert Studios


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Mike Vial Ann Arbor, Michigan

Mike Vial is a singer-songwriter from Michigan. He drinks too much coffee, plays Heritage and Taylor guitars, teaches guitar lessons at Dixboro Guitar, and tries to take his dog for two walks every day between a busy gig schedule, and his baby's nap schedule. ... more

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