Americayana

songs written and/or performed by Aaron Rester

A Small Sacrifice

In which our hero is is conceived under mysterious circumstances. Inspired by the story of King Dasaratha's sacrifice. Written and performed by Aaron Rester. Contains samples by freesound.org users klankbeeld and veezay.

Got to Go

In which our hero is exiled from his home. Inspired by the story of Rama's exile to the forest. Written and performed by Aaron Rester.

Broken Bow, OK

In which our hero meets our heroine. Inspired by the story of Rama breaking King Janaka's bow. Written and performed by Aaron Rester. Fiddle by Sarah Blick.

Adelene

In which our hero demonstrates compassion for the less fortunate. Inspired by the story of Ahalya. Written and performed by Aaron Rester.

Potter's Ground

In which our hero demonstrates a darker side of his character. Inspired by the story of the killing of Vali. Written and performed by Aaron Rester. Contains a sample by freesound.org user Dynamicell.

Shirley

In which unsavory characters take an interest in our hero and heroine. Inspired by the story of Shurpanakha. Written and performed by Aaron Rester.

Red Cadillac and a Black Mustache

In which our hero begins to become suspicious of our heroine. Cover inspired by the story of Ravana's abduction of Sita. Written by Lilian May and Willie Bea Thompson. Performed by Aaron Rester.

Burn So Bright

In which our heroine tells her side of the story. Inspired by the story of the Agnipariksha. Lyrics by Aaron Rester, music by Aaron Rester and Erin Fusco. Vocals by Kate Krajci.

Dreamland

In which our hero and heroine's fairy tale appears to come to an end. Inspired by the burning of Lanka, the Agnipariksha, the end of Ramrajya, and this episode of The Memory Palace. Written and performed by Aaron Rester. Trumpet by Will Anderson. Contains sample by freesound.org user veezay.

In the End

In which our heroine makes a choice. Inspired by the story of Sita's exile. Lyrics by Aaron Rester, music by Aaron Rester and Erin Fusco. Vocals by Kate Krajci.