Hey all. I wrote a new song today. It is called "Money Can't Buy Love." Here's a link to it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTCZjSLlIrc
Here are the lyrics:
The concept popped into my brain a few days ago. I realized that I needed to stop trying to write things from my own limited perspective and putting myself in situations and I needed to come up with new people whose perspectives I can channel into new ideas. This concept hit me all at once. The title and the character occurred simultaneously and I finally sat down to write it out today and it flowed pretty freely. He's basically a very successful businessman, who is incredibly lonely and lacking in self-confidence, who goes out every weekend to the bar he likes and enjoys his beer alone. He sees the people around him having a great time and is unable to tap into it.
The guitar line came easily and the singing is some of the most natural I have written for myself, so I really like how it turned out. It runs a bit long, but that's because it's very slow, but I felt it needed 3 verses to stretch out in. I am extremely pleased that none of the rhymes with love feel forced (at least to me) as I feel like usually happens when attempting it, as there are so few words, and above usually sounds forced at the end of a sentence and anytime you use the word dove you're probably burning a line or 2 just shoehorn it in. So I like this song, and feel like it's some of my strongest writing yet. Feedback is most welcome, don't be afraid to be critical.
Keep the rubber side down,
And an astronaut could have seen the hunger in my eyes from space.