“We’re All Gonna Die” – Parlor Demo

Every once in awhile I get  a chance to record something I’m working on — the times are rare, of course, with a 12 year-old on summer break, a very rowdy 3 year-old and a two-month-old — but it does happen. I can’t do anything fancy, just make a quick live recording, but I try to capture the essence of the song that’s in my head.

Early last week I was finally able to get a few minutes and work out the melody and chords to “We’re All Gonna Die.” You can find the lyrics here. This is, of course, a “rough draft,” both in terms of music and lyrics … the band hasn’t had a chance to play it yet, or come up with an arrangement. Anyway, in all its raw glory …

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About russellwriter

Rob Russell is a dad, husband, writer, musician, educator, comic book reader, bad solderer, pop culture junky, trivia buff and student of everything cool and uncool. His favorite records are Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde and, currently, The Best of Bobbie Gentry: The Capitol Years. His favorite comic books are Kurt Busiek's Astro City and Neil Gaiman's Sandman. His favorite literary novels are Gabrial Garcia Marquez's 100 Years of Solitude and William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying. His favorite genre novels are John Scalzi's Red Shirts, M.R. Carrey's The Girl with All the Gifts, and Dan Simmons' Drood. His favorite movie is Goodfellas. His favorite hobby, besides everything, is writing about himself and his favorite things in the third person.

Posted on July 25, 2011, in Appalachian Noir, Songs. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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