Been writing again since lockdown, and have to admit to feeling a bit melancholy. Also have to admit that I really want to post something I wrote a long time ago, and I'm about to. Would like to hear your experience working with others, also. My melancholy is coming from the fact that when I was in The Nerve the writing was between me and the guitarist/singer, and we worked together like nobody I ever worked with before - or since. Since The Nerve I've played in at least 25 original bands. I've noticed people are very "set" in their writing, and any time I try to put in any kind of unique idea its been brushed off in a kinda, "What's wrong with this dude," sort of way. That never happened with The Nerve. We completely respected each other, loved the things we came up with, and worked to make some really interesting music. I just listened to this song the other day, and while there are parts I don't love... where the song went to from the 1:30 on is stuff I could never see another collaborator agreeing to. I hear other people say, "Great Joe, but we're not doing that." In this song I wrote all the music, the other guy worked the lyrics in. If ya don't want to listen that's fine , but I'd still love to discuss other people's experiences. You can post your collaborations too... Its a Warwick Corvette .