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JASON SILVER

Kingston, ON

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I've been playing music and even writing songs since I was a little boy. My first song was called "Murphy the Molar," and was written about a tooth, fighting cavities; I was 7 years old. Now my songs tend to be pensive, thoughtful, and romantic.

After Murphy, it wasn't too long before I discovered girls, and the love songs began-- I was falling in love with nearly every girl out there.

My album "12 Girlfriends," is a collection of twelve love songs-- they were written over a period of years and recorded in a couple of days.

Now-a-days, I like to write significant, poetic lyrics that tell stories, or delve a little deeper into challenging topics.

I know my music is pretty stripped back, and bare... and tends to be a bit depressing.

I think I'm moved more by the melancholy than any other type of emotion. Maybe it's a reflection of my life.

I was raised in a violent home, and always struggled with self-esteem issues. I wasn't a popular kid in school, and maybe I caused many of my own problems by being so reclusive.

Now I like to think of myself as "healed," however there are still times when negative emotions are more of a driving nature in my life than anything else.

If you're interested in reading more about me, my blog is at www.jasonsilver.com, my Twitter username is 'jasonsilver' and I'm on Facebook too, at facebook.com/jasonsilvermusic

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