The artist explains: "The songs on Narratives are exploring themes that are consistently woven through my life. Obviously, life and death and love, but there's also less direct stuff going on like wasting time and how to handle complacency when the world is changing- both personally and around me. That's probably a more serious version of how I see the songs now, but the record itself came together in a pretty distinct Traditionist sort of way. As in the past, we start with the bare songs as demos, then just let it roll- like the song is the canvas and everything else is us painting on that canvas. It always comes out like that- like a painting or a building or something- a bunch of narratives that add up to one thing. So Narratives"