How To Play Guitar

by Drilling For Blasting

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Released as a vinyl 7" on Let's Pretend Records LPR-117. Visit to order your vinyl.


released October 20, 2014



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Track Name: How To Play Guitar
take my shoes, and throw them all away
take my heart, try to get it to say…

“I’m real, and I’m here right now”
I’m saying something, should I scrape and bow?
I found a space, and with a nudge and dodge
I put it out, I put it right on top…

And then I say…

take my time, and waste it all away
take my mind, cram it into today

I’ve got to listen to what I say
I’ve got nothing to lose that way
Track Name: We Seek Reactions
We seek reactions, when we kick down the door
of tradition, of precedent, of what came before

But I don’t like the accent, and I despise the decor
when challenged, you’re vapid, defenseless, and a bore

Armed with nothing but a feeling, you stand sure, as if on solid ground
while my teeth are gnashing, unsure of who I was before…

but in the cold light of reflection in a clear and simple calm
I seek reaction, just in a different form


I’m going to sink
I’m going down
put me in back
turn me around

I’ve got a piece
I’m going to play
I’m getting burned
put me away

I think I know, what to say, I think I know