bllklly - disemvoweled
After playing around with writing songs for three years, I thought it was a good time to put the best together into an album
for Christmas 2020.
- Download - This ZIP archive contains all songs as mp3s, plus the CD booklet as a PDF.
- Stream - Here are the 14 songs as a single mp3 for streaming.
- Booklet with lyrics, tracks - This is the booklet I put in the physical CD for those who want something in their hands.
Track by Track
- Willie Be Goode - Frustration with learning guitar channeled into a song.
- Sartorial Blues - Went for a walk, forgot my hat, out popped a song
- Insomnia - For all who can't sleep. More sophisticated arrangement
- Welcome to this World - A song for two Ellas, one newborn, the other the Queen of Jazz
- You Know That birthday mix - For Anna on her 60th birthday
- Mars Wind - An instrumental
- I Sing the Body Electric - A tribute to the electric guitar
- Don't Muff It! - A tribute to Kim Shattuck of the Muffs on her early death
- Boowah - Another instrumental
- Ventilator (Smashing Pumpkins tribute) - Corona meets the Pumpkins
- One Note Tune - Stay true to your vision, but visions can be a straitjacket
- That's the Way It Goes - Jazz chords inspire a swingy, moody song. Don't overplan, enjoy the ride, grab luck when it comes your way.
- Ennui in the UK - Once I had the idea for this loungey punk ballad, I had to record it. If your memory doesn't go back to 1977 and the birth of punk, see the original by the Sex Pistols
- Reversals - Another instrumental, this time with my Boss pedal's reverse echo setting
For older versions of the same songs, often with lyrics videos, see this page.