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We Always Know

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This one is long. Much longer than it needs to be, but at the time it seemed like the right move. The chorus to this one came to me while I was watching TV with the family. I fear (hopefully wrongly) that I stole it from the background score of whatever we were watching.

There’s one little thing here that screwed up GarageBand in a big way. The chorus is a four bar phrase where the first two bars are in 4/4, the third bar is in 3/4, and the last bar is in 4/4. To the best of my limited knowledge, GarageBand doesn’t let you change time signatures. I beat this by making the four bar phrase a single bar of 15/4. It made the session drummer a little weird, and it was brutal punching in where the count off was 15 beats instead of four, but otherwise it got the job done.

The guitars are all ES-335 Pro, the amps are all Fender Bassbreaker 15. The rhythm used a RYRA The Klone pedal. The lead used that pedal and a Keeley Super Phat Mod.

Verse 1
Is this letting go
never felt so low
let my feelings show

never come around
never heard a sound
put me in the ground

I have to say
never felt this way
lost in yesterday
its a prison

a catastrophe
never let me be
whats it mean to me

Half Chorus
the story goes - its always moving
it goes to show - we always know

Half Verse
feel like giving up
its just all too much
don’t know who to trust

if you say to me
that it’s got to be
I will never see

Chorus
the story goes - its always moving
it’s moving slow - you’re disaproving
is this the way - that things are going
it goes to show - we always know

Break
know your right - tonight
Know the way - for today
pay the cost - you lost
all the same - just a game

Half verse quiet
Is this letting go
never felt so low
let my feelings show

never come around
never heard a sound
put me in the ground

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Andrew Russe said

Loving the groove of this one. And another really cool chorus. Don't worry about the length - I was expecting a cool guitar solo for that long... and I got it :)

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