This is a song Tommy Whittle and I did on Presidents Day 2009 (Monday, February 16). I had the day off work, my wife didn't, so Tommy and I made an afternoon party in mangobananas studio, tracking three tunes. This was the third one. We'd been talking a lot about MySpace and Facebook and each of our attempts to promote our music on these exploding social sites. So we had this idea for the refrain of "got tagged in a photo on spacebook today", but for the verses I'd just read from my news feed.
I built up the backing tracks with an Apple drum loop, some piano-roll programmed drums on top of that, another layer of drum embellishments, plus a sampled piano part in the refrains. I added 5-string fretless acoustic bass guitar, and electric guitar (Strat). Tommy played some slide guitar on his acoustic. Then we did two passes of vocals, with a mic on each of us. This was mangobananas studio, Ithaca, NY.
Thanks for listening!
tagged in a photo got tagged in a photo on spacebook today got tagged in a photo on spacebook today not long ago he was old and gray got tagged in a photo on spacebook today Peter Downes is making jambalaya Scott Brim is done with home improvement until tomorrow Andrea Cain is not cool enough for Guitar Center David J Metevier is leaving for dinner with Mom shortly Josie Cundy is thinking about visiting Vicki thinking about going for a walk thinking about going to pick up some more bullets got tagged in a photo on spacebook today everybody talking like anybody gives a shit today my spacebook today my spacebook today what about MySpace got eighteen thousand hits John Duncan is sick Bil Bitz says the Wings will gobble up the Avalunch from Colorado Jason Cain says someday everything's gonna be different when I paint my masterpiece, when I paint my masterpiece got tagged in a photo on spacebook today 18 thousands hits on MySpace today got 15 hundred hits on myspace today only got eleven friends who's been looking at me? Bil Bitz is making crab legs John Saylor is listening to Jeff Beck "Blow by Blow" before cooking dinner Roy Wollen is drinking Miller High Life listening to Bruce's "Devils and Dust" Bil Bitz is smiling and working on my Facebook today everybody's posting stuff about what they're doing today everybody's on Facebook today Tommy Whittle is mangobananas with Andy today Anne Downes spent way too much time on Facebook yesterday Russ Sternglass is a fishbowl man Anne Downes is awaiting the arrival of her friend Sassy Cassie Josie Cundy is eating lunch like chicken but flighty is getting to know Pine Siskens trying to work trying to work on MySpace trying to get more hits a thousand people in my space today 78 friends in Facebook today I gotta check out the news feed gotta know the twitting twitters of every friend's thought today gotta get the live feed gotta check out the camera uploaded photos of people cooking look at their dinner oh my oh good golly miss Molly happy birthday! John C Beck is pausing for claws Rene Garrett is skim coating plaster walls oh, check out somebody's bucket list twenty CDs you wouldn't you wouldn't want to be without on a desert island oh there's so much going on on Facebook today so much going on with all my friends oh I gotta check it out again gotta check it out tag you Tommy on Facebook today tag you Tommy on Facebook today got tagged on Facebook today good thing I can remove the tag make it go away catapulted to MySpace today isn't it a funny world that we twitter so much and we care that we think we care what anybody's doing today got tagged in a photo on spacebook today got tagged in a photo on space book today ©2009 by Andy Wyatt and Tommy Whittle (and Andy's Facebook friends)