Not Perfect (This Is My World)

February 9, 2013 8:51 PM

Cover of a song by Tim Minchin.

I love Tim's stuff. This tune is one of his more serious offerings. He has a new arrangement of it (hence the double name) for piano and orchestra that I really dug, so I tried to make a version for guitar and voice only. Hope ya like it.

posted by lazaruslong (5 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

This is very nice.

This week I had something bad happen in my personal life. I came home and got on YouTube and it suggested I listen to Tim Minchin's version, and it just got me. Tears from almost the first word. So seeing a cover of the song here just a couple of days later seems fitting. Good choice in music.

Today I've been obsessively listening to this song, too.
posted by litlnemo at 6:08 PM on February 14, 2013 [1 favorite]

Thank you for the kind words, it means a lot to me. I've been struggling with similar personal challenges, and this tune is one of my go-to panaceas at the end of the day also.

Hang in there.
posted by lazaruslong at 6:12 AM on February 15, 2013

Thank you. And thanks again for the song. Good luck to you as well.
posted by litlnemo at 5:02 AM on February 16, 2013 [1 favorite]

Sending good thoughts to both of you. I love this song and was very happy to find this cover here. Very well done, lazarus.
posted by lholladay at 5:00 PM on March 1, 2013 [1 favorite]

Thanks so much for taking the time to say so, I really appreciate it!
posted by lazaruslong at 5:46 PM on March 1, 2013

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