Ryan Wayne Shares Melodic New Folk Rock Single, “Forty Paces to the Bottom”

Canadian singer-songwriter Ryan Wayne’s new single, “Forty Paces to the Bottom,” began as a simple folk song, was carried into live performances by Wayne’s past band, The Warped 45s, and eventually coalesced into the production you hear today.

Listen “Forty Paces to the Bottom”

Creating a narrative out of life’s personal challenges, “Forty Paces to the Bottom” places particular emphasis on financial insecurity, alcoholism, mindfulness, lost love, and indecision.

This moody and plaintive folk rock reflection discusses Wayne’s attempts to be mindful and present, letting go of the anchor that is the past.