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Like Eating Glass

Me playing one of my favourite Bloc Party songs, “Like Eating Glass”. It was my first attempt so I hope you can forgive the couple of mistakes in there…I make no apologies for the singing voice, I’m aware it’s not great :)

Been playing around with this for a while, it’s such a great song, from the long intro (you’ll have to listen to the album version to appreciate it) to the song itself, it never fails to put a smile on my face when I listen to it, and makes me immediately think of a gorgeous summer evening.

Anyway, here’s a quickly-rushed recording of me messing around with the different sections of the song, I’ll attempt it properly soon. Please ignore the singing too, I know I’m pants, I just had the sudden urge to wail along.

Trying to impersonate a guitarist

Anyone that knows me will also know that I’m a little bit obsessed with a musician called Newton Faulkner. I’ve seen him live about 8 or 9 times so far and I really don’t get tired of him or his music. Two albums so far with another on the way, if there was anyone I wish I could play like it would be him. About six months ago I sat down at learnt a couple of bits off of his albums and put them on YouTube. There is still a lot of room for improvement but I’m pretty proud of how they’ve gone so far. View full article »