new song > got no soul

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For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul… Jesus Christ (Mark 8:36)

Hello all, I hope these first days of summer are greeting you with joy and radiance. The next song up is based off of the idea
Jesus highlighted in Luke 8:36… and that is what good is it to have the stuff, the status, the style – but lose your soul? I drilled through to the Greek Lexicon and the got this definition for soul.
I think the song text is fairly self explanatory. I used a mix of live and sampled sounds, myself playing drums, bass, percussion, acoustic guitar, keys and harmonica – with a special shout out to Doug Wamble for the slide guitar work. I had the song done fairly quickly but tweaked it for a long time – and also wanted to do a video… ya’know – I was just having fun. In the video I used a lot of visuals to support “the world” and to be frank – any or all of the items are perfectly fine to have – and are approved by God (in my view) but it is when we replace God with the world – or lose our soul in the process of getting our place in the world that we have the big issue Jesus meant. While I was mixing it we had guests from Europe visiting. One of the guests is a big classical music fan (and fan of very little else), but he described Got No Soul as “Hillbilly music” (some might say this is a derogatory term)… to which I say ” I put the “Hill” in Hillbilly 🙂 > I could care less if someone high brows a style of music – to be honest – I listen to just about anything. So many people miss out on so much in life with preconceived biases. I honestly don’t know if my guest liked this song – I played it for others that did like it very much indeed. I hope you enjoy it as well. As usual I have several formats for your viewing and listening pleasure.

got no soul
got your car, got your house
got yourself got yourself a brand new spouse
got your job, got your pay
got you got you got yourself every little thing that you want today

you got money money money with your sweet cash honey
get your little grubbies on the greenback fine
money money money get your sweet cash honey
get your little money your due

got no soul got no soul
got no soul no no
got no soul got no soul
you’ve got no soul

got your fortune got your fame
when no ones lookin you just hang your head in shame
got your this got your that
all you got you got you got everything you want
and that’s a where your goin now

money money money with your sweet cash honey
all more money that’s all that’s fine
all your grubbies on your hubbies little money
everybody see you sigh

got no soul got no soul
got no soul no no
got no soul got no soul
you’ve got no soul

no no no no…..

got no soul got no soul
got no soul no no
got no soul got no soul
you’ve got no soul

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7 Responses to “new song > got no soul”

  1. DCusaNo Gravatar says:

    Sweet! It has been too long. Love the lyric and video. Not bad harmonica playing for a drummah – ;-).

  2. JoseNo Gravatar says:

    Wow this is really awesome. We need to get together!

  3. MattLettiNo Gravatar says:

    Cool!

  4. lisakatNo Gravatar says:

    I think this song is great. Very cool video to match… what is that effect on the vocal track?

  5. drhillNo Gravatar says:

    thanks everyone, I am so glad that you all like it… lisa – the vocal effect is actually 4 part:
    1)compressor Blockfish
    (it is free) http://www.digitalfishphones.com/main.php?item=2&subItem=5
    2) eq H-EQ
    http://www.waves.com/plugins/h-eq-hybrid-equalizer#h-eq-hybrid-equalizer
    3) doubler
    http://www.waves.com/plugins/doubler
    4) NLS Summer
    http://www.waves.com/plugins/nls-non-linear-summer#classic-console-sound-with-nls

  6. bitzmanNo Gravatar says:

    Compelling work. Impressed.

  7. drhillNo Gravatar says:

    …thanks for swinging by and listening!

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