1.Montreal - I was safer sleeping on park benches and cathedral pews and in the cemetery than I was in the home of the people who called themselves my family... #outsidechild #allisonrussell #timstwitterlisteningparty
2 Nightflyer - if an album can have an thesis statement - this is mine
The Evening Star refers to my daughter , Ida Maeve
The form of this song was influenced by the Thunder Perfect Mind
#outsidechild #allisonrussell #timstwitterlisteningparty
3. Persephone - the booklet from the very first #outsidechild listening party - back on Dec 2019 for 50 close friends - long before we eventually found our home @fantasyrecords
4.4th Day Prayer - facing the past on all its hideous and even more hopeful for the future because of it...#SurvivorsJoy
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5.The Runner - I thought I was running away but I was running TO a better future than I could ever have imagined back then #SurvivorsJoy
#outsidechild #allisonrussell #timstwitterlisteningparty
6.Hy-Brasil - tapping into the Hidden Canon first revealed to me by my Scottish Canadian Grandma Isobel -- words are spells... #SurvivorsJoy
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7.The Hunters - reimagining my own story as fairytale - using the power of myth and storytelling to process trauma and hardship in the ancient human manner...#outsidechild #allisonrussell #timstwitterlisteningparty
8.I did frontline mental health work in DTES of Vancouver, BC for 9 years - I was hired at age 19. #harmreduction became my guiding principle living and learning in that resilient, beautiful community. #outsidechild #allisonrussell #timstwitterlisteningparty #SurvivorsJoy
9.Poison Arrow - poison can be medicine if you only drink a drop... a hopeful song about reclaiming my beloved #montreal years later with my chosen family - pic of Po'Girl playing our first jazz fest #outsidechild #allisonrussell #timstwitterlisteningparty #SurvivorsJoy
10 Little Rebirth - got cut from vinyl to preserve the sound quality of the 180gram - one of my favorites to play. We always get expansive when we play this live -I love this #lucksession version:
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11.Joyful Motherfuckersstand up and be counted...the only song JT sings with me on OC- the love of my life, baby daddy, co-writer- you can check out @birdsofchicago if you want to hear more of us together #outsidechild #allisonrussell #timstwitterlisteningparty #SurvivorsJoy
We are not alone. We are not we've lost. We are more than the sum of our scars.... many thanks @LlSTENlNG_PARTY & @petepaphides for inviting me to be part of this and to y'all for joining us. Love & Gratitude #outsidechild #allisonrussell #timstwitterlisteningparty #SurvivorsJoy
8.2 #allofthewomen - I'm in love with the #dimstar #remix of this song because of the goddess known as @sarocthemc 's verses - her poetry SLAYS me: #outsidechild #allisonrussell #timstwitterlisteningparty #SurvivorsJoy

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