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Falling Out of Love

from Falling Out of Love​/​Empty House by Aloud

  • Limited Edition 7" Vinyl
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    Limited edition 7-inch vinyl of double A-side single "Empty House" and "Falling Out of Love". Sleeves were designed and individually screened by Efflux Creations, and each record has been hand-pressed by Musicol Recording.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Falling Out of Love/Empty House via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Forever isn’t always forever, but you don’t always see that coming. Aloud’s “Falling Out of Love” opens with a simple, but definitive statement: “This ain’t easy/but I’ve made up my mind”.

Jen de la Osa, the song’s vocalist elaborates, “Several couples we’d known and had been together for many years had started breaking up. In each case it was the same: a long, drawn out period in which you start to see the other person less and less like your lover and maybe more like a needy roommate.” De la Osa and Henry Beguiristain, the song’s co-writer and de la Osa’s husband, were saddened to see their friends parting ways around them and used the song to try and understand what they might be going through.

However, when sitting down to begin work on the song’s lyrics, Beguiristain suggested skewing the viewpoint: the story would be told through the voice of a narcissist staring into the mirror breaking up with his/herself. “Without knowing the identity of our narrator, it can be a very sad heartbreaker. The narcissist gives it this funnier though arguably sadder bent,” says de la Osa.


This ain’t easy
But I’ve made up my mind
I’m smashing your mirror
I’d sooner go blind

Well, I don’t know what I can do
I keep falling out of love

That picture if aging
Gasping for the dust
Seen a lot of better looking days honey
Seen a lot of dreams go bust

Don’t get me wrong, we had something
Something so singular, but destructive
I’m past the point of trying
When someone else will do

Darling, I am pleading
I’m not trying to be mean
The color, yea the color has faded
And all that’s left is you and me


from Falling Out of Love​/​Empty House, released February 14, 2018
written by Jen de la Osa and Henry Beguiristain
Performed and arranged by Aloud
Horns arranged by Andy Bergman
Produced and mixed by Benny Grotto
Assistant engineer: Steph Durwin
Mastered by Tony Eichler at Goldtone Mastering

Jen de la Osa: lead vocals
Henry Beguiristain: vocals, guitars, organ, percussion
Charles Murphy: bass
with Frank Hegyi: drums

Additional musicians
Andy Bergman: saxophones
Brian Paulding: trombone
Colin Mainella: trumpet

© 2017 DTTR Music Publishing/Pedro Pan Publishing (BMI)
℗ 2017 Mother West. All rights reserved.


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Aloud Los Angeles, California

Aloud is, in the parlance of our times, a rock n’ roll band. Since our founding in Boston in the early 2000s we’ve released 5 albums, toured coast-to-coast several times, and even landed music in a few films. We’ve called L.A. home since 2017.

Aloud's latest album Apollo 6 is out May 19, 2023.
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