“I Thought the World of You” by Lewis


These two and a half minutes of mumbled longing are the saddest, tiredest, gentlest, loneliest (but hopefulest) two and a half minutes ever recorded.

I can pick out a “yoouuu” and a “looove” and a short “I” or two, but otherwise there are no words. That the title is in past-tense explains everything you’ll need to know – and unfortunately ever will know.

Word on the street is that after Lewis (not his real name) made this album, he fled his home in Canada to hide out in Hawaii after staging a few con-jobs and supposedly attempting to kill someone.

Lewis, Lewis, Lewis, be still my heart.

-Ben Estes

Ben Estes is an artist, poet, and publisher of The Song Cave. He currently lives in MA.

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