The Shower Song

I don't remember the origions of this song particularly well. I think i just wanted to write a song and this is what I ended up writing.

The music has a bit more behind it. After releasing the first record, I got a bit paranoid because I knew i was a better musician than I appeared to be on Sonnets Set To Music. I decided one thing my songs lacked musicly was changes. Most of my songs, I come up with a short line, but then I don't movce to any where else on the fret board, except for a few blues changes hear and there. So I decided to come up with origional changes that weren't blues changes. I think I came up with something quite intresting.

I recorded this song very late at night in my room and intended to keep things quiet, so its a pretty soft and quiet song when you think about it.

The guitar part was intresting. I plugged my guitar in to my wah wah pedal, and the wah wah pedal into my vcr, and my vcr into my tv, then I miked the tv's itty bitty speaker. The result is a nice sound. The guitar is very random and just follling around, and i'm not sure why it works, but I really like it.

The drill was just a random idea. You hear drill sounds ore chain saw sounds sometimes in songs where it makes sense, but the sound of a drill doesn't have anything to do with a song about taking a shower. Or does it? Any hoo, I thought it worked.

The percussion on this track consisted of an egg shaker, and my mouth. The bass drum and hi-hatesque sound were done with my mough going "pbh ts - pbh - ts".

I never spent so much time on a song. This was an early song for this record, recorded in maybe may or june of 1999. I constantly re mixed the song and re recorded the vocal tracks.... One time I thought I had it just right in terms of sound, but the two middle verse should be in the reverse oirder so I had to go and re do it all over again. I spent a lot of time on this song and its still not perfect, but i like it now. The final version of the song, i re did all vocal parts about a week before Titty Titty Yum Yum's release. The ending on this final version I thought was the best ending I had come up with, and I really like it.

This song had an intro which I omitted just cause I thought I should. I do like the intro though, cutting it on the record just seemed right.


in the shower
i like to sing and dance
in the shower
i dont wear any pants
in the shower
i wash off all my ants
in the shower
i am lance romance

in the shower
you keep me company
in the shower
you make sure that im clean
in the shower
you shave your theigh, shin and knee
in the shower
you are with lance romance

in the shower
you shampoo your hair
in the shower
you give your self care
in the shower
you have no clothes to wear
in the shower
you are with lance romance