Working it out of my system in song form...

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Working it out of my system in song form...

Postby Mawkish1983 » Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:02 pm

I've uploaded a (rather un-skillful) song I just wrote to http://www.myspace.com/mawkish1983

The song is called "Searching for some other truth". I'm hoping that'll get it out of my system :)

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Re: Working it out of my system in song form...

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:52 am

Greetings Mawkish,

Pfft... Myspace.

Can you post us some lyrics? :reading:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

Never again...

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Re: Working it out of my system in song form...

Postby Guy » Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:08 am

It is a more skillful approach that trying to convert your Christian friends, imo.

With Metta,

Guy
Four types of letting go:

1) Giving; expecting nothing back in return
2) Throwing things away
3) Contentment; wanting to be here, not wanting to be anywhere else
4) "Teflon Mind"; having a mind which doesn't accumulate things

- Ajahn Brahm

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Re: Working it out of my system in song form...

Postby Mawkish1983 » Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:57 am

retrofuturist wrote:Can you post us some lyrics?

Sure:

Slow burning realisation, I fell to my knees.
Dedicated a life of service, or
pay my life as the fee.
Tuning into my hearts desires I found the book isn't
true.
The only regret I have is that I wasted so much time thinking of
you.

Chorus:
You're a lie.
I was told you're alive, but you're a
lie.
And the end isn't nigh.
(x2)

I went searching for some other truth
and found the world in a state.
Instead of humans searching for love, they all
preach their own brand of hate.
People searching outside for hope, if there
was a god why would he hide?
To find eternal happiness just look
inside.

Chorus


(It's poo)

Remember, I can't sing, can't write decent lyrics and my instrumental skills need a lot of work... so don't expect anything to the same quality as the "pet shop boys" ;)

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Re: Working it out of my system in song form...

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:09 am

Greetings Mawkish,

Mawkish1983 wrote:Remember, I can't sing, can't write decent lyrics


Have you heard of Type O Negative?

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

Never again...

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Re: Working it out of my system in song form...

Postby Mawkish1983 » Sun Jul 05, 2009 12:23 pm

(I quite like Type 0 Negative :embarassed: )

Aaaaanyway, I've uploaded a slightly altered version of the song "Searching for some other truth"... and I don't know which version is better (The old one or the new one)... so I've put both of the tracks on my MySpace page and I'm asking people to vote for which is the least-rubbish!

So, the link is http://www.myspace.com/mawkish1983 and the tracks are titled "Searching" and "Searching [Newer]" (or something like that). I'll count votes however I receive them, so you can just reply to this thread with your vote if you like... or maybe I'll set up a poll? Naa, no point, not enough people are going to want to sit through about 9 minutes of my god-aweful music <laughs>

By the way, the small change was the addition of some piano harmony.

If anyone wants to take a listen and vote for which out of these two version of the same song is the least-crappy I'd appreciate it so much!

Thanks


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