Jesse Harris with Star Rover
No Wrong No Right

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Jesse Harris – vocals, acoustic guitar, organ, piano

with Star Rover:

Will Graefe – electric guitar and baritone guitar, background vocals
Jeremy Gustin – drums and percussion, background vocals

additional musicians:

CJ Camerieri - trumpet, french horn, flugelhorn, horn arrangements

Margaret Glaspy – background vocals on “Nothing’s Gone But The Night”

Larry Goldings – organ on “Nothing’s Gone but the Night,” “It Would Have Been So Easy,” and “Where Or When”

Julian Lage – acoustic guitar on “I Probably Won’t See You for a While,” “Kafiristan,” and “Don’t Let Me Pass By”

Mauro Refosco – marimba and percussion

Sofia Rei – background vocals on “Kafiristan” and “Catch the Ash”

Recorded at Avatar Studios, NYC by Pat Dillett
Assisted by Tim Marchiafava
Mixed by Pat Dillett at his studio in NYC
Assisted by Dave Groener
Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound, NYC

All songs by Jesse Harris (Beanly Songs (BMI)/Sony/ATV Tunes LLC)
Except “Kafiristan” by Jesse Harris and John Zorn (Musical Optics (ASCAP))
And “Where or When” by Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart

Photography by Justin Tyler Close
Collages by Darya Kosilova
Cover and back cover design by The Lab
Layout by Rory Wilson

1. Pandora’s Box
(instrumental)

2. Nothing’s Gone but the Night
In a heat like July
With a tear in your eye
You watch the stars disappear
And the waving trees are all that you hear
On the wind you were blown
And you came to be alone
And lay your head on the ground
With your beating heart the only sound
On and on comes the light
Nothing’s gone but the night
And as the mountains turn to sand
You drink the water from my hand
On and on comes the light
Nothing’s gone but the night

3. It Would Have Been So Easy
I was driving back and forth along the freeway
Just wasting time with you
To the coast and back again to pass the whole day
With nothing else to do
While all the walls between us were destroyed
And it would have been so easy to avoid
You said you left a place where nothing happened
And no one gave a damn
And so you couldn’t stay and won’t go back where
You’ll find another man
Like the one who dragged you down into the void
And it would have been so easy to avoid
So keep me in your mind but not in your heart
And I won’t let you down
Nobody ever gets to have a clean start
You ought to know by now
Though all your power of thinking has been employed
And it would have been so easy to avoid
It would have been so easy to avoid

4. No Wrong No Right
You didn’t think of it as any crime
That you were young and you were wasting time
At least it never seemed to be that way
Cause you were only living day to day
No wrong no right
The only thing that you were guilty of
Was you were young and you were wasting love
On anybody hard enough to reach
That they would pass you on an empty beach
No wrong no right
No wrong no right
You broke a promise only to yourself
It’d be so easy were it someone else
Too sentimental never knew the score
Or when to show somebody to the door
No wrong no right
No wrong no right
No wrong no right
And nothing changed at all from what you’d seen
You know you could have had a change of scene
Who ever thought that it would be that way
With just you living for you day to day
No wrong no right
No wrong no right
No wrong no right
No wrong no right

5. Miyazaki
(instrumental)

6. I Probably Won’t See You for a While
I probably won’t see you for a while
I know you gotta go
When you give me that sad smile
It only makes me miss you more
Though the days are running away
And there’re things that we won’t get to share
If you need me think of me
And imagine that I’m there
I probably won’t see you for a while
But who can say how long
I lie awake in bed all night
Till I hear the morning birds sing their song
The promises you made you can’t break
Drifting forever from the shore
So if you need me think of me
And remember that I’m yours
Though the days are running away
And there’re things that we won’t get to share
If you need me think of me
And imagine that I’m there
Imagine that I’m there

7. Did You Have To Be Happy?
Why did you have to be happy
And let everybody down?
Now who are they gonna pity?
Who are they gonna feel sorry for now?
You used to be the sad one
Losing all the time
But everything is changing
There’s no reason or rhyme
There’s no reason or rhyme
Now all those good ol’ bad times
Are a thing of the past
How long, how long could it really last?
Someone else’s problems
Were always easy to solve
It was such a pleasurable pastime
Didn’t take any resolve
Didn’t take any resolve
Now all those good ol’ bad times
Are a thing of the past
How long, how long could it really last?
I doubt they can forgive you
For everything that you’ve done
After all they gave you
You left them all alone
You left them all alone
You left them all alone
You left them all alone

8. River of Stars
You talk to yourself
You see a river of stars
You wanna leave your mind
You gotta fill your heart
All that now is all that it could be
And all that you see
Is all in your mind
You just step over that line
And then you’ll be light and easy
It’s just a little pain
You know it goes away
It’s nothing you can’t take
There’s nothing you can say
All that now is all that it could be
And all that you see
Is all in your mind
You just step over that line
And then you’ll be light and easy
All that now is all that it could be
And all that you see
Is not in your mind
You just step over that line
And then you’ll be light and easy

9. I’ve Never Seen You Cry
I’ve never seen you cry
I’ve never seen you cry
But if you keep it inside
It never shows in your eyes
You laugh and then you scream
But never shed a tear
As if I know what you mean
You say you’ve made yourself clear
And wave to everyone
Smiling in the sun
Blowing kisses in the air
Without a single care
I’ve never seen you cry
You must be made of steel
Or do you keep it inside
So no one knows how you feel?
And wave to everyone
Smiling in the sun
Blowing kisses in the air
Without a single care
And wave to everyone
Smiling in the sun
Blowing kisses in the air
Without a single care
I’ve never seen you cry
I’ve never seen you cry
I’ve never seen you cry
I’ve never seen you cry

10. Staring Contest
(instrumental)

11. Kafiristan
One day you’ll meet a man
And he’ll be going to Kafiristan
I think that you should wait and listen to his plan
To meet the ancients in Kafiristan
Though you may say it’s a lie
Look into his eyes
No fear he’s just a man
And you can join him to Kafiristan

12. Catch the Ash
The cigarette it burns away
With an ash that’s long and gray
Between the fingers pale and thin
She sings a song for a man named Jim
Catch the ash
Catch it before it falls
Now the sun is coming up
As wine gets poured into a cup
Overflowing like the heart
Of the singer torn apart
Catch the ash
Catch it before it falls
Catch the ash
Catch it before it falls
Someone passing in the hall
Stops outside the door and stalls
Hears a verse or two and hurries on
So late now the night is gone
Turn around and face the dawn
Like the wind it sometimes calls
Hypnotizes and enthralls
Catch the ash
Catch it before it falls
Catch the ash
Catch it before it falls

13. Where or When

14. Don’t Let Me Pass By
Don’t let me pass by
I won’t be back
This could be the only chance
Doors open once and never again
Don’t leave it this way
So much unsaid
And all these words stuck in my head
One day you may be needing a friend
And it would be a shame
If this was just another game
It would be a shame
If this was just another game
Don’t let me pass by
I won’t be back
This could be the only chance
Doors open once and never again
Doors open once and never again
Doors open once and never again

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