Bad Case of SAD

from by Deborah Holland

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Produced by Deborah Holland and Steve Wight
Co-produced by João Pedro (J.P.) Mourão
Mixed by Rob Hoffman and Wendy Waldman
Engineered by Steve Wight and J.P. Mourão
Mastered by Robert Hadley at The Mastering Lab, Inc.


There are plenty of concrete reasons to blame this on
Plus a little bit of free floating nebulous stuff that’s never gone
It’s been goin’ on 6 months of gray, cold and rain
For a California girl that’s too much for her sunny side up brain
Went to the doctor and for a hundred bucks
He said there’s nothing you can do you’re just out of luck

You (I) got a bad, bad, bad
Bad case of sad
You got a bad case of sad
A really really bad case

The sun was shining for a couple of hours today
I sat on the front porch step in a down coat shivering away
Determined to get some Vitamin D and a serotonin fix though that’s no guarantee
The weather and my mood have been as thick as thieves
I need every bare branch to be covered in leaves

Even when it’s beautiful outside I don’t have the best disposition
I constantly must conquer and divide a melancholy condition

Maybe it’s just another excuse
I can hide in my head and be a social recluse
If I could be a little stronger in the blink of an eye
The days will be longer and I can say bye-bye to a


from VANCOUVER, released June 4, 2013
Deborah Holland: Lead and Background Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Bass
Steve Wight: Drums and Percussion
J.P. Mourão: Electric Guitars
Patterson Barrett: Pedal Steel Guitar


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Deborah Holland Vancouver, British Columbia

DEBORAH HOLLAND was introduced to the world as the lead singer and songwriter of Animal Logic, (with Stewart Copeland of The Police and jazz bassist Stanley Clarke). She went on to record 4 solo albums, 2 with the folk-Americana "super-group" The Refugees, scored 5 films, and wrote and performed dozens of songs for film and TV. Her new solo album, VANCOUVER, will be released on June 4th, 2013. ... more

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