"When I was getting high, I was really getting low" ~ original ~ R24

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"When I was getting high, I was really getting low" ~ original ~ R24

Post by Lungfruit » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:52 pm

My creative output has really gone down in 2019. I used to create tracks every month, but now I'm down to just a few this year. Am I running out of inspiration? Anywho...

In my real life I work with a lot of addicts and I hear their stories about getting high and it struck me the other day that weren't getting high at all, they were really getting low.

https://soundcloud.com/strayed-from-the ... etting-low

When I'm am high, I really getting low.
And this is not the story that I want told.
And I'm high I was really getting low.
And this not how I thought my life would go.

When your'e younger you never fell the shame.
Now you're older and all that's left is pain.
We make choices along the path.
Now that train is coming right off the tracks.

When I'm high I'm really getting low.
Just like old Neil told us so.
And when I'm low, I think I'm high.
One step closer to the spirit in the sky.

All you innocents in the line of fire.
As I crash my way through my life without a wire.
Promises unkept, truths never told.
I wandered in black out through this life without a soul.

Dreams are dreams and some aren't mean't to be.
But I never thought I'd wake up with a needle in me.
Dreams are dreams and some are mean't to be.
I put that past behind me there's nothing there to see

'Cuz when I was high I was really getting low.
I was not the kind of person that you'd like to know.
'Cuz when I was high, I was really getting.
I could not see the stars from so down below.

Thanks for listening!
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Re: "When I was getting high, I was really getting low" ~ original ~ R24

Post by The Cracks » Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:25 pm

Great song, Glenn.

This is a really fine piece of work. I love the overall tone of the song. Fantastic bass lines. Outstanding lead electric guitar too. Great lyrics and vocals. Fine work.

Good to see you back. The way I look at this hobby,craft, or art, I do it when I can. Hey, if the Beatles slacked off recording (and finally broke up) and they had billions of dollars at stake then I can lose steam once in a while too. Having said that, I'm actually recording a new one today. :rock:
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Re: "When I was getting high, I was really getting low" ~ original ~ R24

Post by Lungfruit » Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:34 am

The Cracks wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:25 pm
Great song, Glenn.

This is a really fine piece of work. I love the overall tone of the song. Fantastic bass lines. Outstanding lead electric guitar too. Great lyrics and vocals. Fine work.

I'm actually recording a new one today.
Thanks for listening Sean. I’m looking forward to your new one!
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Re: "When I was getting high, I was really getting low" ~ original ~ R24

Post by Roy-Al » Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:53 pm

Glenn (just learned your name): Great song and some really good playing your vocals are right on. Your lyrics make for excellent storytelling. You might not realize it but the story is very much like my song "Hopelessly Devoted, listen again and pay attention to the lyrics." Anyway your music impresses as always!
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Re: "When I was getting high, I was really getting low" ~ original ~ R24

Post by dickl » Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:13 pm

I enjoyed this Glenn. Excellent lyrics and a good melody. All in all, a very fine piece of work.

Cheers

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Re: "When I was getting high, I was really getting low" ~ original ~ R24

Post by Lungfruit » Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:08 pm

Thanks Dick and Roy for listening! I appreciate it.
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Re: "When I was getting high, I was really getting low" ~ original ~ R24

Post by Lungfruit » Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:09 pm

Roy-Al wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:53 pm
Glenn (just learned your name): Great song and some really good playing your vocals are right on. Your lyrics make for excellent storytelling. You might not realize it but the story is very much like my song "Hopelessly Devoted, listen again and pay attention to the lyrics." Anyway your music impresses as always!
Thanks for the listen. I’ll give yours another listen.
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