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By-Blow (The Stay At Home Drunk)

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The moon’s been bleeding white

Cast down like a prison’s searchlight

With shaky hands and devil sands

Thrown around to spread the putrid blight

A sideways walk and maudlin

Pickle livered and river faced

The time spent, came and went

Was nothin but a total waste

What’ll it cost you

To treat a by-blow like me nice

I’ll pay the price

If a little bad luck’ll suffice

I didn’t mean to scare you

But sometimes it’s hard to keep it contained

Trees scarred with names in hearts

Are about the only thing that remain

God get me outta this hell hole

Take me on down to the tracks

And dangle hope from the end of my rope

And cover up these hideous acts

What’ll it cost you

To treat a by-blow like me nice

I’ll pay the price

If a headful of regret’ll suffice

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Voice reminds me of Elliott Smith

ConnorDeVaux responds:

Yeah I get that a lot haha

my man!

All this needs is some uplift comp and exciting. Love the tune, love the vox.

All the work here is in post.

keep it up

ConnorDeVaux responds:

ah thanks a lot for the kind review :)

Nice and mellow. Loving the retro 3-band E/Q feel to it too. Reminds me of better times haha. Nice lyrics too.

ConnorDeVaux responds:

Thanks, I had to record this in a cramped corner of a garage, my back still hurts haunching over a mic with an acoustic and for singing. Thanks a lot for the kind review :)

I really dig the lead guitar in the middle. Overall a very catchy song, it brings out my feels

ConnorDeVaux responds:

Ah thanks, means a lot to be able to make someone feel something at all with music. Thanks a lot for lettin me know :)

pretty nice.
very melancholy.

ConnorDeVaux responds:

Yeah that seems to be my forte. Thanks for the kind review :)

Credits & Info

4.44 / 5.00

Jan 18, 2021
6:38 PM EST
General Rock
File Info
2.8 MB
3 min 1 sec
  • Logic Pro
  • SM57
  • MPK Mini MKII
Misc. Kit
  • Frankenstein Drum Set
  • Fender Bass
  • Gibson - Les Paul P90 Custom
  • Takamine & Co Acoustic Guitar

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