In July 2021, Anecdata started the A Year in the Life project – an attempt at releasing a new song every week for a whole year. By October, the ongoing effects of New Zealand’s lockdown to prevent the spread of the Delta COVID-19 variant put an end to it – the home studio was never empty, so the project was abandoned.

The cover art for each song was generated using AI, usually with the song’s name as the prompt.

All the songs can be found at the usual sites – find out more at the links below.

#1 – ‘Misunderstanding Ovation’ – released July 9
#2 – ‘The Last Pope’ – released July 16
#3 – ‘Drill Radzinsky, Drill’ – released July 23
#4 – ‘Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse’ – released July 30
#5 – ‘UVB-76’ – released August 6
#6 – ‘108 Minutes’ – released August 13
#7 – ‘Earth Utopia’ – released August 20
#8 – ‘Ricochet’ – released August 27
#9  – ‘United States vs the Coronavirus’ – released September 3
#10 – ‘Everything is Here to Stay’ – released September 10
#11 – ‘Wrong Decision’ – released September 17
#12 – ‘All Potato’ – released September 24
#13 – ‘Safe as Houses’ – released October 1
#14 – ‘Wherever We Are’ – released October 8
#15 – ‘Shadow Black’ – released October 15
#16 – ‘Talkback’ – released October 22

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A Year in the Life