Day 4: Good Life

Good Life was back to basics in terms of recording. We decided to head back into the studio… well… by studio I mean our mate Adams garage… It had been many years since we had recorded previously with Adam and it was really great to get back to our roots so to speak.

The first track we began record was Good Life and the vibe we got from recording in the garage was just what the song called for. I’m sure you can hear the organic and relaxed energy coming through onto the recording. Our goal was to achieve a real vintage cool retro sound for this track and I think there was no better place to do this then in Adams garage.

Looking back, we were so limited in the fact that I wasn’t using any guitar effects at that time. I literally had 2 pedals… But we worked them very hard to achieve the sound we were after.

Another problem we had was Dan being away at the time of the session. Because of this we decided to use the drum sounds that we had achieved in Hercules Street studio for “Cut Me Loose”. The actual drum sound you hear on Good Life is a sort of cut and paste from that Hercules session. 

This track is a good indication of where we were headed with our sound and the evolution that lead us into the next recording session with Adam for the track “Who’s Gonna Save Us Now”.
– Geoff

"I don't wanna die waiting on a good life"

Here I go again
Where do I begin
Which way is the right way up
Where do I go from here

Everywhere that I go
People don’t know
Everyone waiting on
The day that it might come

Well I don’t wanna die
Waiting on a good life
Well I don’t wanna die
Waiting on a good life
Good life

It’s raining again
Is that me at the end
Just waiting for the sun
Will it come out again

Hear the traffic go by
Every night in the sky
I’m looking up waiting
For the starship to arrive

Well I don’t wanna die
Waiting on a good life
Well I don’t wanna die
Waiting on a good life
Good Life

It’s a good life
It’s a good life
With you (I don’t wanna die, waiting on a good, a good life)
With you (I don’t wanna die, waiting on a good, a good life)
With you (I don’t wanna die, waiting on a good, a good life)
I don’t wanna die

Well I don’t wanna die Waiting on a good life
Well I don’t wanna die Waiting on a good life
Good life

It’s a good life
It’s a good life 
Life
It’s a good life

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