This is the last of the notes describing the tracks on Loving Every Other Minute of It. Start at the beginning of the series here.

The last song on Loving Every Other Minute of It, “All Together Now,” is the theme song from my fourth novel 19 Ways to Destroy…


I’ve decided to write notes describing each of the tracks on Loving Every Other Minute of It. I’ll publish one of these pieces per month until I touch on all ten tracks. Start at the beginning of the series here.

There are two songs left to touch on in this…


I’ve decided to write notes describing each of the tracks on Loving Every Other Minute of It. I’ll publish one of these pieces per month until I touch on all ten tracks. Start at the beginning of the series here.

It there’s a song on Loving Every Other Minute of…


I’ve decided to write notes describing each of the tracks on Loving Every Other Minute of It. I’ll publish one of these pieces per month until I touch on all ten tracks. Start at the beginning of the series here.

If there’s one thing people don’t like, it’s when you…


I’ve decided to write notes describing each of the tracks on Loving Every Other Minute of It. I’ll publish one of these pieces per month until I touch on all ten tracks. Start at the beginning of the series here.

“Crazy Around Here” came about when my producer and cohort…


I’ve decided to write notes describing each of the tracks on Loving Every Other Minute of It. I’ll publish one of these pieces per month until I touch on all ten tracks. Start at the beginning of the series here.

Some of my greatest memories of playing in bands involve…


The Refreshments’ debut album for Mercury Records, Fizzy, Fuzzy, Big and Buzzy, came out 25 years ago today. A few years ago, I gave the whole thing a listen — plus the B-sides! — and jotted down whatever popped into my head.

The Album

“Blue Collar Suicide”

This is an…


I’ve decided to write notes describing each of the tracks on Loving Every Other Minute of It. I’ll publish one of these pieces per month until I touch on all ten tracks. Start at the beginning of the series here.

Raquel and I moved to Ashland, Oregon in 2003. We…


I’ve decided to write notes describing each of the tracks on Loving Every Other Minute of It. I’ll publish one of these pieces per month until I touch on all 10 tracks. Start at the beginning of the series here.

In early 2019, as I chose the songs I wanted…


I’ve decided to write notes describing each of the tracks on Loving Every Other Minute of It. I’ll publish one of these pieces per month until I touch on all 10 tracks. Start at the beginning of the series here.

This month, it’s “Johnny Marr,” for which Bret Hartley and…

Art Edwards

Art Edwards is a co-founder of the Refreshments. His latest solo album, Loving Every Other Minute of It, came out in November 2020.

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