22 tracks by Jack Merlot

I made this song, it's not really about Clyde in particular, just old tom-cats in general. (Such as myself...) - Jack Merlot
This is the studio version of Sayonara Willow Tree, lots of vocal harmonies and I even played electric guitar on it for your listening enjoyment. - Jack
A self-portrait in grunge. I recently got an electric guitar, so I'm testing the waters a little bit to see where I can use it. Electric instrumentation sure changes the way I approach multi-tracking, that's for sure!
Jack Merlot goes electric.
the story of unrequited love between a guy and his girlfriend after she gets a small electronic boyfriend that isn't all he's cracked up to be
This song was written about one man's journey through the psychedelic wilderness that is the barren runescape which is the Badlands. During this piece, imagine that you have landed on Mars, and that you are given free access to the Mars Rover…read more
This track is off my eponymous album from 2008 - lots of richly layered vocal harmonies, I was still learning how to record in Audacity at the time, so it's a little bit shakey, but I think it's a solid tune nonetheless.
This song was recorded a short time prior to a very messy break-up. Hope you can feel me, it's hard to put this out there. - Jack --- --- --- Dragon Child by Jack Merlot copyright 2009 some rights reserved it's been years since…read more
The Ballad of Brie & Jack by Jack Merlot copyright 2008 all rights reserved Met her down at Gluek's one night after Hookers 'n Blow Horns were huge, she took refuge in the arms of Jack Merlot Jack Merlot Betty was down from Ye Ol' Wax Trax…read more
E.S.P. by Jack Merlot copyright 2008 - all rights reserved --- --- --- scarecrow sprawls against the spiralling fall the masquerade celebrating our migration I'm falling from your pedestal while you're pondering hibernation the circumstances…read more
by Jack Merlot copyright 2008 - all rights reserved ----- ----- ----- When we had finally captured the raven Caught the raptor and made her our pawn We headed out of that No Man's Land and traveled straight through until dawn but the shrapnel…read more
Swallows & Amazons by Jack Merlot copyright 2009 all rights reserved --- --- --- she cut a fine figure in those hospital scrubs and when I saw her I knew she'd be mine but that was before she met the jack of clubs before she took to drinking…read more
Witness Protection by Jack Merlot copyright 2009 some rights reserved --- --- --- Can I get a witness? Cuz I've been a stranger and I know you don't recall my face at all But you were my sister, before you were famous, but now you think…read more
This is the finished version of Iris Florentine. The acoustic version is still up, though... Iris Florentina by Jack Merlot copyright 2009 all rights reserved --- --- --- young and lovely, with a wise patina tapping her toe like Degas' ballerinas…read more
Queens Over Aces by Jack Merlot copyright 2009 some rights reserved --- --- --- one hand clapping in the sycamore trees while you're out mapping the coast won't you come back, brother, oh please I swear that I miss you the most the Pacific…read more
This is the first rough, acoustic take of the song 'Iris Florentine' from the album Orchids for Betty. It's super acoustic and just three mono tracks mixed to a stereo file, so don't expect too much by way of production values. Lyrics…read more
This crazy getaway song is a little something I wrote when I was convinced that the cops were about to raid my apartment for some reason. It sounds a little neurotic, kind of like a space-jazzy Radiohead song, except all instrumental. Make up…read more
driving that Infiniti all along the coast doctor of divinity - I didn't mean to boast with your strange affinity for whiskey & coke and looking at the stars brother Shawn, here's a disk for your collection we're gonna go check out this here natural…read more
Ghost Dobro by Jack Merlot copyright 2009 all rights reserved --- --- --- spider silk of the stars heard me playing the ghost dobro saw me slip through the bars to quench my fevered glow her allure was practiced and warm and all the…read more
copyright 2008 - all rights reserved ----- ----- ----- Firefly Flight flickers living light through a translucent night where the sky is unowned by anything of flesh and bone this Planet is punctured by lines that define what…read more
Bohemian Bus by Jack Merlot copyright 2008 - all rights reserved ----- ----- ----- Bohemian Bus Tying knots inside of heads imagine how to untie them rag rugs and wood floors occupy my time Too much time too much time…read more
Sayonara Willow Tree by Jack Merlot copyright 2008 - all rights reserved ----- ----- ----- I saw you at the Hippodrome again at Camden Town alone I know you been across the ocean cuz you wear that crooked smile Missionaries…read more