89 tracks by Andrew Russe

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As If It Really Matters - A A J Russe Written 16th January 1999 Recorded 12th March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** Crumbs, even this is 23 years old! We used it as a set-opener in the last band I was in. I've been trying to make…
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Who Is My Neighbour - A A J Russe Written sometime in 1992 Recorded 12th March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** I wrote this 30 years ago when I was 29. There were a bunch of people killing other people. There were refugees. By the…
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No-one To Blame - A A J Russe Written 1st January 1988 Recorded 6th March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** Nearly forgot to post this one! (it's been a busy week at work) I was 24 when I wrote it. What more can I say…
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I Want You To Know - A A J Russe Written 21st June 1987 Recorded 6th March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** This was to the same lady who inspired Foolishness. There's a couple of others from the same period, related to her, that will…
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Isn't This Fun - A A J Russe Written 1980 (Completed 16th June 1991) Recorded 6th March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** I wrote most of this in my first year at university. But the Shoebox says I completed it 16/06/1991 - and the…
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Gates Of Heaven - A A J Russe Written 15th January 1988 Recorded 6th March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** This is about as naked as I can get. This is how I wrote it. It's never had any accompaniment. I was a bit young to sing…
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Just To Make It What You Want - A A J Russe Written 1st October 2016 Recorded 4th March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** I was going to choose a more uptempo one next, then this one jumped out of the shoebox at us, shouting "me me ME…
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The Feast - A A J Russe Written 26th September 1985 Recorded 3rd March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** This one's been sticking out of the shoebox for a long long while. It always shows up in a list of maybes. And it did this time…
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I Hope I Love Them - A A J Russe Written sometime in 1989 Recorded 2nd March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** This one has tugged at me for many many years. I absolutely adored it from the moment I wrote it in 1989... But I thought…
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Foolishness - A A J Russe Written 3rd January 1988 Recorded 1st March 2022 The Shoebox Demos Vol 1 **** While writing and recording songs for FAWM 2022 I discovered that I can create acoustic demos of nearly any song I've ever written…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 15 Written Wednesday 23rd February 2022 **** I wasn't able to stop! I really meant to, but... Oh well. It's still February, so it can go with the others. IT IS MY FIRM INTENTION TO…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 14 Written Monday 21st February 2022 **** This is it ... FAWM's all finished for me... time for a lie down now. There's still nearly a week to go, but I'm done, 14 songs written in 16…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 13 Written Saturday 19th February 2022 **** UPDATE: 8 Hours after posting I just spotted that I listened to and favourited a song called... um... "We're Done" by oldfolks2 - check it out…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 12 Written Friday 18th February 2022 **** I had NOTHING. I decided to rest today with so much time left and only 3 to do. I had this title, but no... must... rest However, Madame La…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 11 Written Thursday 17th February 2022 **** Feels like I'm on the last lap now. Only 3 more needed. This one came from a suggestion from Mrs R this morning. I didn't quite fancy it, but…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 10 Written Wednesday 16th February 2022 **** I've had the little guitar bit in the middle for years and years and years. Even my wife recognises it, I play it so often. Yesterday while…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 9 Written Tuesday 15th February 2022 **** I decided it was time I wrote a song that wasn't so hard to sing and play! **** **Once Again - A A J Russe** Every day You keep asking…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 8 Written Monday 14th February 2022 **** It's not entirely true. But it's CLOSE ENOUGH! It was actually the 16th of February. But we were corresponding by email on the 14th. Then we…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 7 Written Saturday 12th February 2022 **** This one was easy to write but hard work singing and recording. I'm fairly certain this one is high on the list of "arrange me later" - I kept…
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**Song-writing Demo for FAWM 2022** Song number 6 Written Friday 11th February 2022 **** I was meant to be resting and chilling. In fact, I was resting and chilling. But then I got a message from Lala saying she was listening to the…
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