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Losers Lose

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A song called losers lose, written in November 2020. Will history know what I was talking about? Probably. Hopefully.

Sloppy, weak, plodding. I kinda like the chorus. I kinda like the break in the middle. I definitely like the harmonies at the end. That was something I did a bunch of times in my October 2020 project and I thought it would work here. Does it? Probably not, but I like it.

When I started this month’s project I was going to use one guitar, two pedals, and two 15 watt amps for everything. After one day of tracking rhythm guitars with my ES 335 I decided that my Gibson SG Standard needed to be played. I hadn’t shown it any love in months so I put new strings on it and I’ve used it on everything since. As for the pedals, I bought my first Marshall Bluesbreaker clone and paired it up with a sweet Klon Centaur clone. It sounds good, but it doesn’t really sound good enough. I made it into song #7 (out of 10, I hope) before I started changing things. This song is song #7. The rhythm parts and the two solos all followed the plan, SG Standard into a Ryra The Klone into a Chicago Stompworks Blooze Maker into both a Vox AC15 and a Fender Bassbreaker 15. The guitarmonies at the end swapped the Blooze Maker for a Wren and Cuff Super Russian. There are still two more songs out there that use the original pedal plan (songs #5 and 8). The leads on one (#8) and all of #9 and 10 will use the pedal board I use with my band. Why is this important information? It’s not.

You know how it’s done
come on and have fun
the end is coming
there’s no sense running
your time has run out
was never in doubt
you see this smile
its so hostile

I can’t help smiling
to see you crying
goodbye to lying
Losers lose
The sun is shining
while you’re in hiding
there’s no denying
Losers lose

Middle Eight
running out of friends
face the bitter end
one last look around
end up underground