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On An -Ism

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some kinda darkwave grunge blues metal
distorted acoustic rhythm guitars (flipped it on ya since last time), dueling electric solos (as per usuale, although i wish i could play faster), some double-bass drum action, and probably the absolute worst vocals i've ever set down. good thing the lyrics are sparse. this wicked flu made those high notes, uh, interesting. whatever.
this one's about what's going on now, i think, on a societal level, and a personal one, so here it is. it won't wait. i won't wait. read into it whatever you want. i'm not on an established side (my side, alone), in whatever the debate is that seems to be going on right now. healthcare on not? war or not? to be or not to be? welcome to the machine. tensions are running high, for truth and lies and the bs factor against our hopes and the dream of change. i'm also just in a super-foul mood right now. don't mind me.
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"On An -Ism"

it's hard to be a saint in a prison cell
so hard to be a saint
but ya do whatcha gotta do

whatever you want it'll be gone, gone, gone
but oh my eyes are strained to tears with those faraway lies
this present tense tension, idiotically polarized

status quo: abysmal
sarcastic and cynical
no thank you, i am full

it's hard to be a saint in a prison cell
so hard to be a saint
so hard

so tell me why, why, why?
you poor fool there is no why
my ears hear things that just ain't true
and it all leads back to you
but don't expect me to cry
when you get what's comin to you

status qo: absymal
sarcastic and cynical
anti-socio-political
fatalistic and fickle

to hell with the status quo

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Not currently digging the combo of darkwave and grunge, but the vocals are nice. And the guitar is fine.

Sounds like guns n roses actually

Doesn't anyone hear guns n roses, in his voice?
Great song you did.

Gunshy responds:

thhhhhhhhhhhhhank you!

"its so hard" - thats what she said

anyways, interesting vocals, nice tune, all around good job.

Dude!

Seriousky, salvation, thos drums, your voice, so dominating but in harmony and in balance with the other instruments!

Frikkin' yes dude, keep on rockin'!

Gunshy responds:

:))))) thanks

Nice

must give you a 10 for this song, love how the voice isn't too loud but still is omnipresent, great song love it.

Gunshy responds:

+3000 pts for word usage of "omnipresent"
and much thanks! :))))))

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Gunshy
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Uploaded
Sep 16, 2009
12:16 AM EDT
Genre
Grunge
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7.6 MB
6 min 37 sec

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