• Artist: Alex Arrowsmith
  • Title: Soldier Down
  • Genre: Rock - Alternative Rock
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Slow (45-63)
  • Instruments: Distorted Guitar (Heavy, Aggressive), Textures/pads, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Tripping Hallucinating, Political Criticism, War
  • Lyric hook: Soldier down
  • Lyrics: I won’t die too soon Wanna be in my platoon? Soldier down I wanna know the score And form opinions on war Soldier down I can talk like I’m there Talking trench warfare Soldier down I can’t find the cure But I can sloganeer Soldier down I heard the seven-inch At a red block party down in the ditch And I remember it must have been great To fight and hallucinate Hey I know bit by bit by bit What it’s like out there in the jungle shit Soldier down Man I can taste it through and through Just like it do Watching Gulf War One and Two Soldier down I heard the seven-inch At a red block party down in the ditch I don’t remember what you said you did with your body In another time dimension In the barracks, a wave of dementia And I remember it must have been great To fight and hallucinate Hey Soldier down
  • Keywords: rock, Bass, Crunchy, 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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