• Artist: Alex Arrowsmith
  • Title: When The Bees Are Gone
  • Genre: Rock - Indie Rock
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Sentimental/Ballad, Quirky/Wacky/Silly
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Textures/pads, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Percussion, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Other, Morality Tale, Sadness Depression, Pollution
  • Lyric hook: When all the bees are gone, there's something else there wrong, we understand the plan to breathe until it hurts, when all the bees are gone
  • Lyrics: The bees are going down to the sound Of the wheezing coming up from underground The willow tree weeps a weep, one giant single sappy tear To the bees going down to the sound The roses shriveled up to the sound Of an empty house upon its mound With no arriving guests to a party of pollen past The roses shriveled up to the sound When all the bees are gone There's something else there wrong We understand the plan to breathe until it hurts When all the bees are gone The humans shriveled up to the sound Of a final corn husk brushing the ground The taters and the nanners grew bored and went to sleep To the humans going down to the sound
  • Keywords: rock, Bass, Guitar, Garage, Lo-Fi

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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