The Best Years of Our Lives

by The Mike Benign Compulsion

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New single released July 1, 2016.


Low-grade longing, unspecific pain
These are the best years of our lives
Hoping next time won't turn out the same
These are the best years of our lives
I'm sorry I don't believe it
Would you if you were me?

So dry your eyes, I promise I won't make them wet again

Don't get up too quickly or you'll pay
These are the best years of our lives
Dear I fear I can't recall your name
These are the best years of our lives

Copyright 2016 Mike Benign for Varicose Music (BMI). All rights reserved worldwide.


released July 1, 2016
The Mike Benign Compulsion:
Mike Benign - Vocals, Guitar, Organ
Joe Vent - Guitar, Vocals
Michael Koch - Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Paul Biemann - Bass

Recorded at Colonel Kurtz's Lair of Sound and Madison Media Institute
Mixed by Danny Shaffer
Mastered by Gary Tanin
Many engineering moves by Joe Vent
Artwork by Damian Strigens



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The Mike Benign Compulsion Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Mike Benign Compulsion:

Four pop rock vets from Milwaukee, Wisconsin with pretty decent musical pedigrees who know their way around a song.

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