Wandering Eye

Words and Music by Matthew P. Hanley (BMI)


Wandering Eye is a slow jam, the singer extolling to his absent partner his exclusive devotion, over a hypnotic rhythm. In the chorus, he lets out how much he wants to kiss other people. It is not clear whether he ever acts on these impulses. At the end of the song, when she returns, he is in bed alone. The middle section of the song is more lively, when he announces “you’re the best around! But when you’re not found … ”

Wandering Eye is track 5 on the Starring MH album “Seasonal Aisle.”