Thursday, 19 January 2012

Week Three Song

I figured if I was going to use anger and annoyance as my only motivator in songwriting, I'd end up having a coronary before too long, never mind the songs going down the tubes. So this week I wrote a particularly optimistic song called: 'On a Day Like Today (anything's possible).'

It was inspired by a friend called Mary Agnes, who is the single most upbeat person outside of a religious cult it is possible to meet.

I'm kind of getting used to my preferred setup, of soprano uke, baritone uke, double bass and vocal, so I added a melodica for a bit of a change. I think that arrangement might become my preferred generally (anyone want to buy a guitar or a mandolin?). It's almost feeling like a band.
The setup: