• Artist: Alex Arrowsmith
  • Title: Put On A Show
  • Genre: Rock - Pop Rock, Pop - Pop Rock
  • Mood: Up/Positive, Quirky/Wacky/Silly
  • Speed: Fast (130-160)
  • Instruments: Distorted Guitar (Heavy, Aggressive), Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Music/Art, Determination, Optimism
  • Lyric hook: There ain't nowhere to go, so let's put on a show
  • Lyrics: Everyone's sick of working So now we're waiting And I'm brought down to my knees Locked up with half a key But then there's Chai Tea Disease A way to pass the time But sloth is a crime When you haven't seen a dime Playing in a cafe or a coffee place Hoping they think it's a freak out too There ain't nowhere to go So let's put on a show See the other bands The suburban superstars They draw all the chicks from the sticks in Now that's indie rock The local indie rock scene Or maybe it's a punk scene or a folk scene Maybe I should sell my guitar for job But I don't know, it just goes to show And hump a guitar Hump a guitar You got your act down? You got your chops now? Now I'm making like it's 1993 Wanna be a guitar when I'm 23 Now half a life later I'm a rock and roll traitor I'd like to quit and become a waiter But I'm not gonna cheat so check out my drum beat We borrowed a drum set from our friend's dad And hump a guitar Hump a guitar You got your act down? You got your chops now? And when you solo Do you go low? There ain't nowhere to go So let's put on a show.
  • Keywords: cheerful, energetic, happy, whimsical, rock, Bass, Guitar

About Alex Arrowsmith

July 2010

Portland artist Alex Arrowsmith is known for wearing scrubs on stage, then subsequently being asked in 7-11 if he just got off work. But he’s also known for off-kilter Beatles-style pop, lush production, and prolific album releases. With a thirst for music production starting at a young age, Arrowsmith has fully self-produced and engineered every album of the 12 he’s released.

Arrowsmith’s music has an anything-goes attitude, with an inexplicable affinity for disarming textures and animal ...

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