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Unless my math skills have failed me, this is song #50 and 50/90 is complete! WOOHOO!

This song broke my one 50/90 rule… sort of. The rule was that all ideas get used immediately. Nothing gets dropped and everything I try stays. The idea was that I didn’t think I would be able to get finished on time so I didn’t want to waste time doing things over and over.

The lyrics for this song were originally written for the music to a song called “How do We Handle This”. After listening through a rough mix a couple of times I decided to break my one rule and write new lyrics for that song. I decided to try using the original lyrics somewhere else, and this is where they ended up.

Musically, I thought I had this one sketched out pretty well when I first started working on it. Turns out I didn’t. I had the verse and the two little four bar bridges, but that was it. I also didn’t have them arranged in any sort of song form. I was pretty surprised when I went to add the guitars last week and there was almost nothing there. I added the chorus, and moved all the pieces around, and now we have this.

The guitars are all ES-335.

lay off
keep away
don’t get in my face that way

get out
take a walk
don’t give me that smug back talk

that was uncalled for
that was pretty cheap
are you some kind of creep

get under my skin
think it takes a toll
another loser troll

I don’t care what you think
I don’t care at all

i wouldn’t give you
the time of day
I don’t care what you say

you need to back off
bother someone new
I don’t care what you do

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Guest said

pretty cool. IAA

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Merry Bear said

Nice rift. Trolls – what a great idea to sing about. Choice lead guitar chops. Rock on!

Guest said

pretty cool! IAA

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Andrew Russe said

Nice one. Like the riffing. Fine ending to this 50/90 thing.

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slkrell said

Man I love the vocal intervals, strong riff holds it all together, Keeper

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