Be Sad For Me

by dave graney and the mistLY

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A pop blues and at 2:38, a real breakthrough of the three minute barrier for songwriter Dave Graney. “When you play your songs with a band it’s always fun to hit a groove and often you all want to go back and repeat those grooves. Writing songs and focussing on the dynamics of that packet of sound and melody, you don’t get carried away like that and often it’s best to just hint at things. Once.”.
Acoustic guitars, drums, bass, harmonica (by Matt Walker), vocals and vibes.
Descending chords and a wide open sound.
The lyric? Cruel and distracted- or maybe a natural reaction from a modern citizens to the daily viewing of tragedy and horror in the world- the singer is asking the listener to FEEL for him. What is it? Compassion fatigue? Crying it forward? You do it!

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Be Sad For Me!
I’m outsourcing my tears
cryin’ it forward
Here’s a minor chord
strum it!
they will come
tears of a stadium
tears for streaming
here- have some of mine
help yourself!
you can cry for me
I’m all choked up
but I don’t have much time
Be sad For Me
I’ll owe you big time
Be Sad For Me!
I’m outsourcing my tears

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released February 24, 2017
Recorded and mixed at the Ponderosa by Dave Graney and Clare Moore January 2017.

Dave Graney-guitars, bass, vocal.
Clare Moore - drums, vibes, marimba, vocals
Matt Walker - harmonica

Digital release February 24th

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dave graney and the mistLY Melbourne, Australia

Releasing a digital track every month since February 2016.

dave graney and the mistLY are a rock band from Melbourne, Australia.Dave Graney and Clare Moore were once in the Moodists, singer and drummer respectively.Then there was the Coral Snakes and the Dave Graney Show and the Lurid Yellow Mist and now the mistLY.
Stu Thomas on bass since 2004 and Stuart Perera on guitar since 1998
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