“Sometimes we’re the Bad News Bears, sometimes we’re just bad news..”

Sunday night i stayed up all night and wrote 5 new songs about things that were on my mind. Typically i have two ways of writing songs. Either i learn to play the melodies first and then write lyrics that will fit in the music, or I’ll write lyrics first and figure out how the song will go in my head, and then learn to play it. I haven’t decided which way is more effective, but writing the lyrics first is definitely more efficient. In fact sometimes i even make the song titles first, before i even do anything.

I’d like to finish another cd by the end of the month with 7 or 8 songs on it. i think it’s possible if i don’t get too distracted by annoying girls.

Speaking of songs….
I was at fashion square mall yesterday lounging around and now i have a tears for fears song stuck in my head. It was playing in one of the department stores while i was trying stuff on and i of course caught myself singing along to it.

Head Over Heels – Tears For Fears

I wanted to be with you alone
And talk about the weather
But traditions I can trace against the child in your face
Won’t escape my attention

You keep your distance with a system of touch
And gentle persuasion
I’m lost in admiration could I need you this much?
Oh, you’re wasting my time
You’re just wasting time

Something happens and I’m head over heels
I never find out till I’m head over heels
Something happens and I’m head over heels
Ah don’t take my heart
Don’t break my heart
Don’t throw it away

I made a fire and watching burn
Thought of your future
With one foot in the past now just how long will it last
No no no have you no ambition

My mother and my brothers used to breathe in clean air
And dreaming I’m a doctor
It’s hard to be a man when there’s a gun in your hand
Oh I feel so…

Something happens and I’m head over heels
And this my four leaf clover
I’m on the line, one open mind
This is my four leaf clover