Tags : | Blues | 2.87 MB | Featured

Description : This song is a liitle bit of blues, Vaudeville with some jazz chords. It's a serious joke. My cousin and me gettin fatter and fatter. Living in a rich country with plenty of food becomes a problem of luxery while other people die of hunger.
Recorded as simple as possible. A shuffle drumloop, one aucoustic and bass guitar, some fat thighs and a harp.
My cousin is singing.

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  1. Spivkurl
    Spivkurl on Sun 9th Jun 2013 - 6 years ago

    This is a fun track! Great performances! Awesome mix! Good work!

  2. DanielGtrman
    DanielGtrman on Sun 11th Jan 2009 - 10 years ago

    A great song which is funny but also a bit sad. It's too easy to "chunk out" - message recieved..

    SLAPJOHNSON on Wed 24th Sep 2008 - 11 years ago

    I love this song.... It's witty and honest, this is also reflected in the stripped back instruments (what more was needed? nothing! It's perfect). Great lyrics and playing all round...

    Cheers Slap...

    Reply by meestege

    Thank you Slap
    What started as a joke seems to be our biggest hit on Looperman. This was just done in one evening. With other songs we spent a lot of time on the sound and the mix. Sometimes the best way is to keep it easy.

  4. AcidParadox
    AcidParadox on Fri 8th Aug 2008 - 11 years ago

    weird title.... but nice track.

    Make me laugh some times, it would be cool if you could post the lyrics

  5. blairrock957
    blairrock957 on Sat 14th Jun 2008 - 11 years ago

    I love it. I've done a couple of funny ones myself. 1 about food too. And I love the blues. Great harp and slap too. When I look down I don't see my. Awsome a really fun song.

    Reply by meestege

    Thanks Blair,
    It started as a joke but now it is the best reviewed track we have uploaded. I've met musicians who say blues is too easy for me. I don't agree, it's hard to compose a song with fresh idea's and it's a great feeling if it works.

  6. Sixfingermusic
    Sixfingermusic on Mon 9th Jun 2008 - 11 years ago

    Love this! So funny. I don't know what to say that has not already been said. I am officially a fan. Peace and Love, Six

  7. Randall822
    Randall822 on Sun 8th Jun 2008 - 11 years ago

    Hi Meestege,
    Well, I liked the song here too. It kinda fits me as I am too fat myself. As you get older, it seems to come on easier and hard to get rid of. I liked the Harmonica part in the song in particular. I can't seem to find any loop disk with Harmonica on them.
    I suppose a person could make some money selling one if they made one up and offered it from one of the bigger companies. You'd need about 600-800+ different short .wav files with different parts of riffs, fast and slow endings, and in different keys and tempo's...etc. Takes a lot of time and work!
    Anyways, the above is off the subject...but just a thought since I don't hear the instrument anywhere else. Good job on the song.

    Reply by meestege

    Thanks Randall,
    To us it's so normal my cousin plays that bluesharp. I realize that you want this on your recordings too. I never looked for that kind of loops. But if you have a recorded song that's in the standard tuning (A=440) then my cousin will play it for you, I'm sure.

  8. Dougie
    Dougie on Sat 7th Jun 2008 - 11 years ago

    Ha Ha...this is such a funny track it has to be faved...but honestly musically it is really good, sounds very proffessional (minus the lyrics lol)

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    Reply by meestege

    Thanks Splish
    Funny enough we've wrote the lyrics in a split second. Getting fat is really a problem. When we have a funeral we say the family is getting smaller but every time we need more space to watch, ha, ha, ha.

  9. rei4real
    rei4real on Sat 7th Jun 2008 - 11 years ago

    great great great!!!
    I love it ... it's so cool ...
    perfect playing, a lot of blues feeling in it, and that means that you have a lot of experience cause it's not easy to get it ...
    pure fun to listen ... brilliant work!

    peace, rei

    Reply by meestege

    Thanks Rei
    From the age of twelth we are real bluesmen. In the sixties black blues came to Europe and we never lost it. Last year we left "The Ramshackle Bluesband". We played for 8 years with this band so you can say we have experience. Although to play blues is one thing, to compose with a orignal touch is difficult. We like other music too but every time blues is coming back.

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