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Bang Bang


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Leebo

 Genre: Pop (Alternative)
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I wrote and upped this to Macjams years ago when I first got Garageband. I thought it needed a spit and polish so I've redone the arrangement - it now sounds a bit more like I first envisioned. Hope you like it.
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Lyrics
There was a man who was unable
To walk without a cane
All his cards were on the table
Never tried to hide his pain

His life had been hard, so very hard
He'd never got it right
But he'd tried, oh God he'd try
Morning, noon and night
Now the sun was going down
On his empty life

But he's still one more hand to play
Now he's going to make then pay

He took the steps to his basement
Blew the dust off an old black case
Saw a photograph of his dead wife
Turned it round, to hide her face

Took the gun from the black box
Said a prayer, and went outside
Threw his cane in the gutter
He'd go with an ounce of pride

His life had been hard, so very hard
He'd never got it right
But he'd tried, oh God he'd try
Morning noon and night

Now the sun was going down
On his empty life
But he's still one hand left to play,
Now he's going to make them pay

CODA:
Bang Bang
Watch them people fall
Bang Bang
Standin' ten feet tall

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Song Stats
Hits: 3515
Comments: 7
Fans: 7
Plays: 195
Downloads: 127
Votes: 3
Uploaded: Oct 05, 2008 - 07:14:57 AM
Last Updated: Oct 05, 2008 - 07:14:57 AM Last Played: Jun 10, 2016 - 12:47:56 AM
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Comments
musichead said 3305 days ago (October 5th, 2008)
GB
GB never sounded so good!!! and I loved the strings. I try and use strings when I can as well. Its very well writen!! What Id like to know, what real instruments are being used if any...nice tune ... I really like it!!
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Leebo said 3305 days ago (October 5th, 2008)
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Thanks! No real instruments I'm afraid - all gb and soundfonts. (no loops)
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kassia said 3305 days ago (October 5th, 2008)
Bang
This is very cool - you did some amazing stuff here! Love all the sounds and the different vocal effects you used. Great instrument sounds - great song! Very catchy tune and the lyrics are great. Superb job on this, the production is very good.
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kassia said 3305 days ago (October 5th, 2008)
oh
and i was going to say, the beginning has a They Might Be Giants feel to me - very cool
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timothy devine said 3305 days ago (October 5th, 2008)
Bang Freekin Bang/great tune
Beatles ,Kinks, Like old Kinks and the white album
dont ask?
Thats my first reaction to the overall sound of the tune
great production, n mixing
pro playing n singing
I love the percussion rhythm break and the funky outro
Bang Bang
super great vocals
Moody bluesish at the end
(now I dont like to compare, as i did here so please forgive me
I just herd ,maybe some of your influences)
great great tune
peace out
tm
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apb said 3304 days ago (October 6th, 2008)
Neil Hannon-esque
.. but I read you listed him and the Divine Comedy as a strong influence. I like alot of their choons too .. and I enjoyed this.

A little "Falling down" movie in lyrical/them inspiration... cool idea.

Certainly impressive use of GB and excellent instrumentation choices and percussion. Vocals very good too.

Thanks for sharing.
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jgurner said 3304 days ago (October 6th, 2008)
Mass murder has never been so appealing
I don't know that I ever heard the original, but let me tell you, what ever you did to it was great. This has s much of the stuff that I've come to expect from you. Great lyrics, wonderfully quirky. I always love your use of strings. Great to see some more new (sort of) stuff from you.
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Leebo said 3303 days ago (October 7th, 2008)
cheers
Hey cheers for that, much appreciated
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michael2 said 3304 days ago (October 6th, 2008)
this is
really great. i love the song and the way you performed it is perfect. drums sound great, are those loops or did you bang them out (not that it matters in the long run)? i'm pretty much blown away by this.
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Leebo said 3303 days ago (October 7th, 2008)
thanks
thanks for the positive comments. To answer your question, no loops used - the drums were banged out by my stubby little fingers on the keyboard. Took me a while to get it right but I think it turned out okay.
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michael2 said 3303 days ago (October 7th, 2008)
they
turned out great. i got tired of banging on the keys, so i bought the m-audio trigger finger the other day. haven't really had a chance to play with it, but very cool (and cheap). really great job (all the more impressed now).
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jie said 3303 days ago (October 7th, 2008)
cool
breath of fresh air. enjoyed this track. sound is top notch, lyrics superb, gb never sounded so good. thanks for sharing
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