Greg Schlotthauer

Greg Schlotthauer

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Pop - Rock | New York, United States
Total Song Plays: 222   
Member Since: 2018
   Last Login: over 30 days ago
   Sounds Like: Arcade Fire, Elton John, Coldplay, Nick Drake, New Pornographers, Tears for Fears, Crowded House,

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Song Description

Starting with Christian Cassan's clear, happy, black-key acoustic guitar strums, this song builds into a full-on 70's funk-pop arrangement complete with 3 drummers, clavinet, a sick funky poppin' bass, Gregg Williams' percussion and an over-syllabification of psychological exploration by the bouncy lead male vocal with remarkable dynamic range. The song builds to an exultant call of "create LOVE living in the world" as all the reflection and questions resolve into the priority of seeking some notion of love in life.

Story Behind the Song

Exploring the psyche with a heavy dose of self-deprecation, gender fluidity and with the hopes of some conclusion, I made a funky, sonically exciting ditty with three drummers, clavinet and a sick funk poppin' bass that pronounces its denouement with the proudly celebratory "create LOVE living in the world..." because, perhaps, as long as we strive for some notion of love, either in our own lives of in contributions to the world, how we get there doesn't too much matter.

Song Length
Pop - General, Pop - Rock
Tempo / Feel
Medium Fast (131 - 150)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Cheerful, Content

Subject Matter
Life, Happiness

Similar Artists
Tears For Fears, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Beatles, Fun, Hall & Oates, George Michael, XTC
1980 - 1989

Lyric Credits Greg Schlotthauer
Music Credits Greg Schlotthauer
Producer Credits Greg Schlotthauer
Performance Credits Greg Schlotthauer, Phil Bloom, Gregg Williams, Steve Rossiter, Robbie Adams, Christian Cassan