A Lot of These Things

Track 03  On  The Evolution of Noise  By  Wahray and Soul

Written by Ric Albano Song Length: 3:18
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1988
Lyrics
I found a lot of these words I was looking for
After I felt all the freedom of an open door
Yes, just a second chance helped me believe it
Now I do anything

I saw a lot of these things in your starry eyes
They helped me to get a grip and to realize
Yes, just a second chance helped me believe it
Now I do the rain dance

How can I refuse? I need no more to lose
I think that I have paid my dues, I’ve got to go home

On the edge of the farm by the stream there the red fern grows
It gives me the hope to rebound when the cold wind blows
Just need to improvise, adapt, and overcome
All of these trivial lies

How can I refuse? I need no more to lose
I think that I have paid my dues, I’ve got to go home

Now on the edge of the farm, there the red fern grows
It gives me the hope to rebound when the cold wind blows
Just need to improvise, adapt, and overcome
All of these trivial lies

How can I refuse? I need no more to lose
I think that I have paid my dues, I’ve got to go home

Composition © 1988 Ric Albano
Publication © 2011 Cygnus Wave Music

Song Info
Produced & Engineered by Ric Albano
Composed on July 21, 1988
Recorded July 1988
at Rathole Studios, Hazleton, PA
Mixed in 2003 & Mastered in 2011
at Cygnus Wave Studios

Performers
Ric Albano
Ricter Synths, Guitar, Vocals

Listener Guide
Grade

Analysis: This is actually the oldest recording of the regular collection. It was composed and recorded late at night out of boredom, which is evident in the hushed (almost whispered) vocals and directly plugged guitars with no breath or presence whatsoever. It is also an early example of the “Ricter”, an electronic sampling of a guitar fed through anad played with sampling keyboard. Although not highly regarded at the time, this song has cme to symbolize the best of the early experimental stuff in the “evolution of noise”.

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