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Not With a Bang But a Lawsuit

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On the scale from crap to hit single, this one probably lands somewhere around B-side. I like the chorus, I like the bridge, I don’t like the verse which sucks since I used it three times. Oh well.

From a production inside-baseball standpoint, this broke one of my rules. No copy and paste for guitar parts. Vocals, copy and paste all day long. I didn’t sing this verse three times, I sung it once and pasted it to the other two sections. I’m not supposed to do that with guitar tracks though, but I did here. Where you hear the second chorus, it was originally a bridge and I replaced it while I was writing the lyrics and the melody. The bridge was supposed to be the chorus and vice versa, but I changed my mind. Like ya do..

Rhythm guitars were my Gibson SG Standard into a Ryra The Klone pedal and a Chicago Stompworks Blooze Maker and then into both a Vox AC15 and a Fender Bassbreaker 15. The lead is the same guitar and amp but the pedals are a Klon KTR into a Malaise Forever Black Lives Matter. The last solo’s octave effect was a Donner Harmonic Square.

give and take
goes both ways
for your sake
please don’t pay
the answer
is not sure
is slander
all you have

Two hundred fourty years just kissed goodbye
its bad enough to make the whole world cry

I used to wonder how it would all come tumbling down
it would all come tumbling down
Now I know that I just had to give a little time
Just a little bit of time