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Darth Groovy
11-26-2002, 03:42 AM
This was written to be a song, I was listening to alot of Stone Temple Pilots when I wrote this. I recorded it on an 8-track with a band called Set-Up who sounded really good, but I never got to play with them because they decided to go the rap/311 sound and ditched the cool smoothe grunge sound/rock sound. Anyways, here is my song:D

Expensive


{verse 1}
Passed by the lots the lost impared,
broken by the bones were sold and shared,
lost in a vision was the mission,
could'nt explain why the planes were missing
not the fault of the flawed invention
not the worst of my best intentions
inside I hear a voice ringin'
was the fat lady singin'?

{chorus}
Feeling so indecisive,
one more push and I might give,
one last breath and I might live...
...and shine through tomorrow,
one last act for the last show,
take a bow for the sorrow,
one more push and I might go,
too expensive to swallow!

{verse 2}

One last twist to turn away,
one last word that saved the day,
magic numbers numeric pictures,
broken bottles and boring lectures,
puncture wounds and mobile homes,
sunlight shadows casting stones,
something left from the night before,
something left from the life before,

{chorus x 2}

Feeling so indecisive,
one more push and I might
one more breath and I might live...
...and shine through tomorrow!
One last act for the last show,
take a bow for the sorrow,
one more push and I might go,
too expensive to swallow!

(verse 3)

Wilderness wanders weeping willows
through the woods and under pillows
pulling down into the mud
passing through a passing flood
standing alone on top of the flame
salvation gets you once again
where ever the wind may blow
the others will follow

{chorus x 2}

Feeling so indecisive,
one more push and I might
one more breath and I might live...
...and shine through tomorrow!
One last act for the last show,
take a bow for the sorrow,
one more push and I might go,
too expensive to swallow!




Darth Groovy, 2000

Darth Eggplant
11-26-2002, 06:32 PM
you should post the music too
so we get the whole 9 yards,
or else I will send
Jimmy the Tulip
after you.:cool:


we should have a thread called
Sith Lord's World
La LA La
La La LA
Sith Lord's World
:slduel:

Darth Groovy
11-29-2002, 05:39 AM
Originally posted by Darth Eggplant

you should post the music too
so we get the whole 9 yards,
or else I will send
Jimmy the Tulip
after you.:cool:


we should have a thread called
Sith Lord's World
La LA La
La La LA
Sith Lord's World
:slduel:


As soon as I figure out how to do that, consider it done.

Lateralis
11-29-2002, 02:44 PM
Eggplant, do you mean me (as I'm named James? :D )

Darth Groovy
12-24-2002, 05:38 AM
No I think he means Jimmy the Tulip. You know, that dude that hangs out with Tommy Tomato, and his brother Pete Potato?

Darth Eggplant
12-24-2002, 05:22 PM
I guess no one saw The Whole 9 yards
funny movie Bruce Willis \ Mathew Perry

anyhow thank you Groovy for acknowledging
the death and passing of a legend.
and I am not sure what the 311 is?
but rap (good) rap is hard to find
the rest of it is just silly pimp\hype
fool\house stuff. all these kids going
fight the power and worrying about their
sneakers, and shooting each other for
a cigarette, while I know I don't want
to die just yet.

Flood419
01-22-2003, 02:07 PM
Was it any good - the movie?

Matthew Perry, huh? Bruce Willis, too?

That could explain the lack of popularity...

Flood

Darth Groovy
01-24-2003, 05:19 AM
Originally posted by Darth Eggplant
I guess no one saw The Whole 9 yards
funny movie Bruce Willis \ Mathew Perry

anyhow thank you Groovy for acknowledging
the death and passing of a legend.
and I am not sure what the 311 is?
but rap (good) rap is hard to find
the rest of it is just silly pimp\hype
fool\house stuff. all these kids going
fight the power and worrying about their
sneakers, and shooting each other for
a cigarette, while I know I don't want
to die just yet.

Yeah I got burned out on that whole rap movement too. I might listen to a little Eminem once in a while for ****s and giggles, but I got burned out on the whole the bragging and dissing issue. I think the Death of Tupac pretty much somed up all the reasons I stopped listening to rap. Not that I ever liked him, just that he lived what he was rapping about, and in the end it destroyed him. Someone once said, "whatever you fill your head up with eventually you will become." I fill my head up with Star Wars, so maybe I will become a stormtrooper or whatever.

Silvek
01-24-2003, 12:10 PM
Was it any good - the movie? Yes I think so. Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry are a great team and with Natasha Henstridge in the movie, it sums up as a great movie.
They are making a sequel btw, The Whole Ten Yards (http://us.imdb.com/Title?0327247).

amadeus
01-25-2003, 12:39 PM
Of course the best htiman movie has got to be Grosse Pointe Blank. I haven't seen the Whole Nine Yards but I guess I will soon. Did you know that "The whole nine yards" as an expression refers to cement measurements? When you order cement, a full measurement is nine square yards. That's why they say it. I guess the reason the mob used it refers to the whole "cement shoe" thing.

Silvek
01-25-2003, 12:41 PM
Really? I didn't know where the expression came from but it makes sence.
And I agree, Grosse Pointe Blank is a great movie as well. Love Dan Akroyds character.

Darth Groovy
01-26-2003, 03:49 AM
Not to be a prick, but do any of you even like my song?:confused:

amadeus
01-30-2003, 04:48 PM
The lyrics are great, but until I hear the music I can't judge it as a song. You've got some great prose there though.

Darth Eggplant
01-30-2003, 05:08 PM
Hear Hear, I also would need to hear the music man. like I post Oingo Boingo songs, but unless you are a fan the lyrics lose some (a lot) of their magic. and Grosse Point was amazing! especially watching Joan try to crack up her brother John on purpose. they may even doa GP2 but John said a good script would need to surface first.

so Groovy man post or provide an mp3 dude!

Darth Groovy
02-03-2003, 04:30 AM
I see where you are all coming from now, having written and performed the song dozens of times, it means something differnt to me, than it does for the rest of you, so it does not at all have the same effect. I misplaced the demo, but I do have the four-track demo the band did when they made that song. (I added the lyrics about a week later.) Worse case scenario, is I may have to hook up the four track and just do it again. How do I post MP3s anyway?

Oingo Boingo was definitely a band to get exited about in the 80's. I too was moved by there songs, IMO they should have outlived The Cure. Instead they changed they're name to Boingo, bad move. They have produced some good stuff even recentley. My favorite artist is and always shall be David Bowie.

Darth Eggplant
02-03-2003, 11:51 AM
I too love David Bowie,
and Oingo Boingo changed their name
to Boingo, but only for 2 albums.
they did that when they dropped
the cotingency of horns they played with.
when they went back to the full band
line up they went back to Oingo Boingo
but then also they started up as
The Mystic Knights Of The Oingo Boingo.

mp3's can be uploaded onto any site
if you have an FTP program
or the site has an automatic one.
ie: geocities has an easy upload
with a max of 5mb files.
if you post an mp3 as an mp3
usually what happens is
if people left click on it,
the mp3 loads online and plays for them.
but if you right click on it,
you then can download it.
if you want them to download it for sure
then place the mp3 into a zip file
and it will be downloadable.
if you don't know the html
for a download file it is the following:
<*a href="http://www.websitehere.com/filename.zip"*> leaving out the * as they are only there so you can see the code. also be sure to place a line of text or a button which makes a hot link to the file.
also having high speed internet helps.
razor lame is a great program to convert wav's to mp3's and the larger the quality
the larger the file. razor lame's default setting is 44mhz 128bit joint stereo
but you can go up to something like 320
or as low as 64 or something.
quality of music changes as you go up or down the scale.

Darth Groovy
02-17-2003, 02:30 AM
I dug the song out of moth balls and realized I left out a verse. (I was typing from memory, sorry) So I updated it. I will have to re-record the song, because i can't find the damn demo. Thats organization isnt it? I do have the music without the vox. Gimmie some time, and I'll post it as soon as I can.

Darth Eggplant
02-17-2003, 11:02 AM
*snaps* like groovy sith man:cool: