getting tied down by a sentient plant// Summertime
[Maya’s phone chimes]
C: No, no. Don’t do that!
M: Ohh. Four alarms?
C: Anything you can help with from a thousand miles away?
M: It’s a four-alarm fire. Th-They’re expecting it to get to five …
I wrote this song a long time ago and to me, Summertime has a few different meanings. Summertime can be a season, a person, or a memory of a happier time that can be difficult to visit. We also wanted the video to focus around the idea of how we treat nature. Ultimately this is a song about biding your time and staying hopeful—even if it means missing something or someone.
M: Just had to call the station.
C: Okay. Then, um, all this and some fruity drinks will be waiting for you by the pool.
M: Screw the station.
Six summers down, another dreamless night – you’re not by my side
Scratch on the moon like a familiar smile – stained on my mind
Some other town, someone else’s life – dead in the night