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#1158631 - 11/16/19 09:40 AM "One Of Those Days"  
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Here's one dashed off to use a phrase from another post.

It's One Of Those Days

(Verse I)
It's One Of Those Days,
when nothing seems to work.
Every time I turn around
life's giving me a jerk.
I feel like the foolish character
in some madman's play.
(Chorus Refrain)
It's One Of Those Days.

(Bridge)
Your smile unlocks the mystery.
Suddenly it's mine.
My face finds it disagrees,
with what's on my mind.
You wash all my worrying away.
It's One Of Those Days.

(Verse II)
It's One Of Those Days,
the world turns inside out.
I wonder what I'm doing,
what it's all about.
Then you come and shine your loving light,
chase my darkness away.
It's One Of Those Days.

Your smile unlocks the mystery.
Suddenly it's mine.
My face finds it disagrees,
with what's on my mind.
You wash all my worrying away.
It's One Of Those Days.
It's One Of Those Days.
Your smile unlocks the mystery.
It's One Of Those Days.
(Eight 'hits' total, on THE Hook, the title, to drive it home!)


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#1158633 - 11/16/19 02:03 PM Re: "One Of Those Days" [Re: Gary E. Andrews]  
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Nice feelgood song.

I feel like the foolish character
in some madman's play.

Could become

I feel like I'm playing the fool
in some madman's play.

It might come across as more natural, depending on the melody.

#1158802 - 11/22/19 04:57 PM Re: "One Of Those Days" [Re: Gary E. Andrews]  
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My face finds it disagrees,
with what's on my mind.

I kinda get that this means despite all the day is throwing at you, you're now smiling -
but it just doesn't feel like the best way to get that across...


Marty my home

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#1159003 - 11/28/19 06:54 AM Re: "One Of Those Days" [Re: Gary E. Andrews]  
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Thanks for reading.
Just a dash-off Lyric, written without benefit of guitar in hand to inform the Lyric of Rhythmic nuances to obey in the Prosody that makes the marriage of Lyric and Melody work.
In Verse I I do manage to get a Singer-Character telling his story, First-Person.
He gets quickly to the Chorus where he addresses himself to a Love-Interest Character.
So it does have some merit potential for a Song.

Last edited by Gary E. Andrews; 11/28/19 06:56 AM.

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