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Englander
by Javolenus
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Sat, Feb 9, 2013 @ 3:07 AM

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Wired Ant
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permalink   Sat, Feb 9, 2013 @ 5:38 AM
This is songwriting in a higher league!
Mixing German words with typical English terms and sayings is so charming! I am pretty aware that the reason or the trigger for this song is a big pain in your back!

I am calling all Englanders to listen to this song and celebrate it
 
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permalink   Javolenus Sat, Feb 9, 2013 @ 6:03 AM
Thanks for this mate. This song has been brewing all week in the back of my mind. The basic idea came from seeing homeless English guys sleeping in doorways while smart tourists photograph crumbling historic buildings and have nice holiday time here in Eboracum (Roman name for York). But there are lots of other meanings and angles too. I wanted to use old colloquial English terms that are no longer much in use. I think I could write a whole essay about the issues behind this simple demo, but I’ll leave it at that for now! Thanks again—really appreciate the feedback!
 
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permalink   Wired Ant Sat, Feb 9, 2013 @ 6:22 AM
If there are many smart ignorant kraut touries (tourists) just shout a determined “Haut ab ihr Penner”!

But serious now: write this essay and place it well! There still chances and opportunities for a skilled upwrite writer!
 
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permalink   Javolenus Sun, Feb 10, 2013 @ 1:31 PM
Thanks again mate—really appreciate your feedback and support. I actually re-recorded this (sped up a bit, tightened up the lyrics, added percussion and more guitar plus harmony vocals). I posted a first draft here:

https://soundcloud.com/javolenus/schbin-ein-englander

Don’t know—might update the files here when I have time. Would appreciate feedback on updated version if you have a minute. Thanks again and Alles Gute!
 
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permalink   Wired Ant Tue, Feb 12, 2013 @ 3:08 AM
The sc-version is very good and very convincing! The finger snaps and the back vocals make a laidback forlorn feeling. The new guitar theme is brilliant anyway!!! Take your time for next slight polish
 
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permalink   Javolenus Tue, Feb 12, 2013 @ 3:23 AM
Cheers mate—really appreciate that you took time to check out the SC version and comment here. Thanks again and Alles Gute Kamerad!
Aussens@iter
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permalink   Fri, Mar 18, 2016 @ 2:39 PM
Geiler Schei├č!! :) :) :)