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

This is a gorgeous, epic, intensely personal black-key ballad that starts with fluid, rolling piano and builds to a dramatic string arrangement of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" intensity with rock drums (played by Gregg Willliams who played drums on Sheryl Crow's masterful "Globe Sessions" album) and guitar. Unusually confessional lyrics match a vulnerable, beautiful lead vocal with an unconventional chordal turn in the choruses of this stirring, powerful song.

Story Behind the Song

After a painful and dramatic relapse, it was cathartic to compose something extremely personal, honest and exposing that admitted there are in fact lonely moments in an otherwise happy and successful loner life.

Playlists this song is on:
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Song Length
Pop - General, Pop - Rock
Tempo / Feel
Slow (71 - 90)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Poignant, Troubled

Subject Matter
Loneliness, Sadness

Similar Artists
Nick Drake, Radiohead, Aimee Mann, Elton John, Simon & Garfunkel, George Michael, Ben Folds
No Language
1970 - 1979

Lyric Credits Greg Schlotthauer
Music Credits Greg Schlotthauer
Producer Credits Greg Schlotthauer
Performance Credits Greg Schlotthauer, Gregg Williams, Steve Rossiter, Maria Gentile, Denise DeCurtis, Velma DeSelby Bowen, Meg Okura, Dave Eggar, Joe Fiedler