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Song und Tipp des Tages: Girls – Lawrence

Von    |   18. November 2011   |   0 Kommentare

Dieser Song ist nicht für uns. Dieser Song ist für Felt-Frontsänger Lawrence. Anhören dürfen wir uns „Lawrence“ trotzdem. Heute und am Dienstag live im Mascotte.

Obwohl im Lied ausser auf einige „Aaahs“ und „Oohs“ auf Gesang verzichtet wird, fehlen Girls-Sänger Christopher Owen die Worte nicht:

Dear Lawrence,

I wonder who will be writing me in twenty years, and what they’ll be looking for. Don’t worry, I’m not writing to talk about the things I’m looking for in life, I’ll spare you that. I’m writing to FINALLY be able to send you a song that I wrote in 2008. When I wrote this song I was the guitarist in a band called Holy Shit, Matt Fishbeck (our fearless leader) was the one who turned me on to Felt. I fell in love with your songs, I wouldn’t stop listening, I loved you and Maurice.

To make a long story a shorter story, I once wrote this song and wondered what you would sing to it, I could sometimes hear your voice but I didn’t dare write down any words. I never thought for a second you would ever hear it, I wondered if you would like it, all that. I called it Lawrence, after you. To send it to you now is incredible for me, I want to show you I’m thankful. You gave me something to love, or in other words you gave me love itself. You took something that can sometimes feel so common and dull and brought it back to life with so much beauty and verse. You gave me happiness, and you still do.

Anyway, I’d just like you to have it, it’s yours, take it as yours. Do anything you want with it. I hope you enjoy listening to it. And all the best to you forever and ever.

With love- Christopher Owens

Hach! Bodenlose Bewunderung also. Wer auch eine solche verspüren möchte, sollte am Dienstag ins Mascotte. Das amerikanische Duo spielt an diesem Tag dort ein Konzert. Denn Christopher Owens schriebt nicht nur leicht schwülstige Fanpost, sondern auch Songs. Diesen gilt im Zürcher Club zu huldigen. Ohne Post, ohne einen Song namnes „Christopher“, sondern mit Applaus.

Girls – Lawrence by PIAS Entertainment

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