Recording has started! After lots of writing songs, arranging, rehearsing, hustling, it’s finally time. Now the hard work begins.
Brett and I tracked drums in the studio all morning before hunching back into the bitter freeze. New songs, old new songs, and new old songs.
Scheherazade is finally close to being arranged after five months or so. It’s going to be……epic, beautiful, ridiculous. If, of course, it doesn’t fall flat on it’s face….many of these new songs feel risky…..which is a good thing…..but is why I’m insisting on doing close to thirty before choosing the record’s playlist. That might not be “rational” or “humanly possible”, but I’m doing it anyway. New songs The Itch and One Man To An Army are exciting my inner fake vibrations.
Here’s a couple (random) snippets of sketches/demos I have sitting on my desktop. The Dirty Girls have been working hard to make these into something legendary…