from by Gabriel Mortali



Three simple words from your old guitar; something inside me awoke.
Through my ears, my dear, and over the decades, to me your prisoners spoke.

Bridges, in theory, we’ll climb—stagger and search until we find—should my namesake divine.

I am your ghost. I am your frustrated child in the dank steel and stone.
And you are unscathed by the tireless parade of the satellite feed, with its vacuous glow.


from Glaucus, released March 14, 2017



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Gabriel Mortali New Haven, Connecticut

Gabriel Mortali is a singer-songwriter whose musical endeavors have been greatly influenced by the titans of acoustic guitar and rock-and-roll, and have also been pitched in one direction or another by those of smaller stature in genres not quite as defined. His approach is simple and soulful. His words, often cryptic and sparse, are there to reach the listener perhaps only in fragments. ... more

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