My Only


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A dark, penetrating track with a unique arrangement of woodwinds and strings complementing the relentless guitar pulse and processed samples.


My only, my only predilection
My only, my only supplication

Contain me, contain me in your cold gaze
Beside you, beside you it's the only thing I know

You want me, you want me with a half-smile
I like it, I like it in your afterglow

My only, my only predilection
My only, my only supplication


released August 22, 2015
music and lyrics by Sophocles Papavasilopoulos
produced by Sophocles Papavasilopoulos and Maxwell Gualtieri
mastered by Mark Chalecki at little red book mastering

Sophocles: vocals, bass, drum programming
Maxwell Gualtieri: guitars
Brian Walsh, Michael Mull, Joe Santa Maria, Andrew Conrad: clarinet/bass-clarinet
Madeline Falcone: viola, violin
Aniela Marie Perry: cello

woodwind and string orchestration by Andrew Rowan
woodwinds and strings recorded by Brian Saia

Special thanks to Louis Lopez for the use of his Kimball Swinger 1000 organ: a dirty, sexy beast!





Sophocles is a producer, composer, and arranger. He's contributed to projects by artists such as Surrija (Jane Lui), Sondre Lerche, Brother Sister, Nita Chawla, Maxwell Gualtieri, Same Animal, and Hazel Iris. His own music has been described as “melancholy reverie rattled now and again by swelling dissonance” (Steve Smith). ... more

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