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The story of Beach Town begins in a “happy place.”
“I used to listen to these relaxation tapes when I first got out of rehab, and the voice on these tapes would say…”close your eyes and think about a happy place…and let your mind go there.” I always wound up seeing myself on the sands along the emerald waters of the Florida Gulf Coast.
My grandpa and namesake – Charlie Mars – had a condo down in Destin, Fl, when I was a kid and it’s where my family spent endless summer days. I bought my first skateboard at Islanders surf shop. We ate donuts at the Donut Hole. I kissed my first girl playing spin the bottle with some girls from Dothan, Alabama. Those are sweet memories. That’s my happy place.
Beach Town is a story I chronicled with Music Row writers all over Nashville and down at the beach. The dream of a better life for me and my girl – “Dream Kitchen.” The East Nashville friends I worked into the songs…Benji Davis…”Benji Don’t Wanna Stay.” Self-destruction and the determination to change – “Last Rodeo.” The girl who got away – “She Ain’t Coming Back” and “Mountain Girl.” The call of Mother Nature, the ocean, the sun…with no distractions…and the fun and healing it can bring…’Beach Town’.”