The Best Place In Town Is Also The Darkest

August 26, 2012 8:47 PM

Written for this thing a while ago in which I had a few days to make a song with this title as the prompt and "creative use of starts and stops" as the challenge.

posted by chococat (5 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

I really liked this, reminded me of Eels or something. From your description I was expecting choppy metal guitars and such, so the accordion(?) was a surprise. I'm wondering if it would have worked better lyrically with something more original than a basement, but "garden shed" doesn't scan and I concede I might be slightly missing the point there. Good song!
posted by comealongpole at 4:34 AM on August 27, 2012

This is not bad, as in I would happily pay money for this to treat my ears.
posted by Elmore at 3:01 PM on August 28, 2012

Thank you!
I accept many forms of currency.
posted by chococat at 4:39 PM on August 29, 2012

I remember some years ago you used to say you didn't quite like your own lyrics. Never understood why, I like a lot of them quite a lot, and the lyrics in this song are fantastic. I was gonna quote a phrase here, but I'd rather leave everyone who comes around to hear them as the song progresses, apart from being great lyrics they go very well with the music.
posted by micayetoca at 8:19 PM on September 4, 2012

Too short! Too short! I really like it. I totally dig those extra sounds and bits, too.
posted by Glinn at 8:57 AM on September 16, 2012

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