L Extreme: Chapter Commentary Index

L Extreme is a novel inspired by the album A Love Extreme by Benji Hughes. Follow the links below for a behind the scenes peek into my thought process song by song, chapter by chapter.


Background & Origin Story
Novelization of an album? Anachronistic soundtrack? Influenced by space entities? You decide…

SIDE A: Happy Halloween

I Am You, You Are Me, We Are One
Love, Devotion, Surrender & Other Strangers

Tight Tee Shirt
Musings on roommates, dreams and relationships.

You Stood Me Up
A flashback and a red herring.

Neighbor Down The Hall
Paul Simon is awesome, but he isn’t loud.

Waiting For An Invitation
A watched pot never boils, and a waited for ‘vitation never ins.

Setting wrong what once went right, parody/tribute style.

Why Do These Parties Always End The Same Way?
A lot of talk you can’t remember the next day. Sometimes numbers are exchanged.

SIDE B: The Ballad of Heartman & Songstress

Where Do Old Lovers Go?
A flashback and a medley.

Do You Think They Would Tell You?

All You’ve Got To Do Is Fall In Love

Even If


Girl In The Tower

SIDE C: Love Is Far Out

Vibe So Hot

So Well

The Mummy

Love Is A Razor

I Went With Some Friends To See The Flaming Lips


SIDE D: Another Extreme

Ladies on Parade



So Much Better

Love On A Budget


Baby, It’s Your Life!