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Then I Saw It w Katchoolik



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Another collaboration with Johnny Katchoolik where he sends me a song framework with rhythm guitar, bass, drums and other percussion and lead guitar. I then write lyrics and come up with the melody which I sing. On this song, Johnny had a very slow moving, eerie sort of sound so I tried to write lyrics to match. They tell a story that actually happened to me 25 years ago. I'm not trying to change anyone's mind or argue a point of view. I am simply telling a story from a first person point of view and how I felt.
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Then I Saw It
Hot summer night, walking with my woman, up on rhe tracks and then I saw it,
then I saw it

Light brighter than a train, coming right at us, rose up in the air and then I saw it,
Then I saw it

Then it disapeared, but we kept on walking, down toward the road, but it was gone,
But it was gone!

World upside down, what's happening, everything is crumbling, I'm changing

We turned around, started walking back, dead dog on the tracks, it wasn't there
It wasn't there before

Ran off of the tracks, then climbed back on it, looked over the trees, and then I saw it
Then I saw it

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Uploaded: Apr 30, 2006 - 11:09:40 PM
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said 4920 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Another good one
This was again fun, Tom. I am really digging the vibe on this one,
your vocals fit so nicely with my music. Good story, but no song art?
haha, looking forward to the next collab.

bronco said 4919 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Another good one
Johnny, fixed art and it is showing now. Sorry!
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said 4919 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Good Collab, Guys
Like a musical version of an X-Files episode.
said 4919 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
It was surely there...
whatever the hell it was! Katch really delivers the eiree here. Your lyrics
and vox provide an excellent match. I always love your collabs. This is no

Mcboy said 4919 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
this is some
wickedly strange yet familiar music.....sorta like when ry cooder came
onto the scene.....bronco's haunting lament just sticks on u like some
delicious barbecue suace u spilled on your best shirt.....the track is like a
musical dilemna....it sounds familiar (the sound of the guitar backing and
solo) but not at the same time if u catch my drift......kool....!
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Doadars Uncle said 4919 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Great story!
Feels right. Great weave!

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Ed Hannifin said 4919 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
See, this,...
...THIS... is another one of those ones that is its own thing...

I love the bluesy main vocal, and then the "world upside down"
chorus... The main bit sounds like the blues melded to Gregorian

The guitars are always really toneful when you guys get to work...Is
that all katchoolik on this one?... Sounds like REAL GUITAR, the way a
real guitar in a real room sounds when you're playing it... The solo is
really nice for all its shortness...

Great artwork for this one. This song paints a picture. Mungo's right--
it's got a touch of X-Files...

My son just came into the room and had me play it again for him, and
let him use the headphones. He wants to ask you all those questions
that you're probably tired of answering, and figure it all out...

Neat tune.


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stevel said 4918 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Strangely strange
This has an eerie feel... befitting the otherworldy subject matter. Another
nice collaboration you have here guys.. I like the understated guitar work
and percussion.
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said 4918 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
I see...
haunting and lulling in a very sublime way...another wonderful collab...if you guys can do a few more songs together, then I see an awesome album in the making...Bronco, your vocals and lyrics echo that Strange Feeling in Katchoolik's music perfectly...both of you have a very unique way of taking what's simple and understated and making it sound so powerful and affecting...Katchoolik, wonderful guitar playing--the kind that seduces the mind into a trance and won't let go.....the world is full of ridicule and disbelief...makes me sigh...often, it is like one is walking in a dark tunnel, just following the tracks in oblivion...then one hears this tune that makes one think in a different light, and you can't help but to look back and ponder....can anything ever be the same when you have changed yourself?.....and deep down, you know the truth
said 4917 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
I saw...

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bronco said 4917 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
I see...
Thanks Mikki! It does seem as if Johnny and I are a good fit in the songwriting
dept. I find it quite easy now to come up with lyrics and a vocal. I'm just not
sure if they are any good but Johnny has been honest and pointed me in the
right direction when I need to change something.
Check out my latest song called Stenosis Commitosis
said 4916 days ago (May 4th, 2006)
"not sure if they are any good"?? come on, Tom...those are not words of conviction...regardless of what anybody else thinks or says, I personally enjoy and like every collaboration you did with Johnny, as well as many of your solo tunes, and I look forward to hearing more from you two...I like the fact that you guys are making music because you truly enjoy it and are having fun with it...like Johnny's style, your vocals are unique, unaffected, and confrontational (but in a quiet, understated way) with all the emotions that composite who you are, and that's something no one can ever emulate...to be true to self, unique, and unwavering--that's about as good as it gets, but both of you already knew that, and I just rambled....now, the real question is: when are you going to dust off that '74 Fender Tele and let us hear some of those Bronco chops?!

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selters said 4916 days ago (May 4th, 2006)
Another good one!
Another great collab coming from you guys.The guitarplaying and sound is amazing. It sets the mood for the song. Then your vocals comes in and makes it even stronger. The chorus is amazing, and it keeps getting greater during the song. The ending is really going way up! Looking forward to your next collab, and...... :)
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dwwave said 4910 days ago (May 10th, 2006)
You 2 Are putting out some great music
really enjoyed the song, great combination between the two of you
especially with not being in the same room!
Keep Rocking

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DirtyWinston said 3478 days ago (April 11th, 2010)
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