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“These songs aren’t really personal. Usually they are. When we did our last full-length record, we did an Indiegogo campaign to finance it. And one of the perks was that you could donate X amount, and that would get you a song written based on a story you told us.

“So the first one we played, ‘How Long Can I Pretend?’ – somebody told me this story, which is kind of ironic because this girl told me a story about her ex-boyfriend and her ex-boyfriend is also somebody I knew and I grew up with and donated a lot of money too. And he told me a story about her, and so there are songs that are kind of back and forth on this record (It Moves in the Dark). So that’s what that’s about, kind of the story that she told me.” —Dave Buker

Read more from our interview with Dave Buker & the Historians.