I Wanna Be Electric

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« on: July 28, 2021, 05:01:48 PM »
Hi All, sorry that I haven't been around the forum recently. I'm hoping to get back to reviewing some songs next week as I'm going to be isolating for 10 days. Here's a quick number that I knocked up about people jumping on the green bandwagon. Enjoy  :)

Listen to I Wanna Be Electric by pompeyjazz on #SoundCloud

I think I'm running low on gas (I wanna be electric)
Running on half an empty tank (Wanna be electric)
No that everything's at large
I'm going to boost up my charge

Everybody else is going green
Everybody else is quite obscene
Like it when they really make a scene
Falling for another magic bean

Trash the coal, forget the gas – Plug in now (I wanna be electric)
Solar, hydro, kinetic fusion – Want it now (I wanna be electric)
I have to check on my computer
Another glance into the future

It's time that you got on your bike (I wanna be electric)
And wear clothes that you really don't like (I wanna be electric)
Peddling pedalling power
Charging up the grid by the hour

Everyone embrace our mother earth
Popularise the message you unearthed
Oh it's good of you to take the time
A Twenty first century gold mine

Trash the coal, forget the gas – Plug in now (I wanna be electric)
Solar, hydro, kinetic fusion – Want it now (I wanna be electric)
I have to check on my computer
Another glance into the future

Half a trillion watts of mega power
All supplies are dwindling by the hour

Trash the coal, forget the gas – Plug in now (I wanna be electric)
Solar, hydro, kinetic fusion – Want it now (I wanna be electric)
I have to check on my computer
Another glance into the future


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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2021, 07:41:08 PM »
Hola @pompeyjazz

I hope you are well and that those 10 days fly by for you.
Your song is already electric !!!! I really like this work, it has a freshness that makes listening very pleasant.
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2021, 05:37:05 PM »
good stuff John
and perceptive
I really enjoyed your rant
Tell it like it is Pomps!!
It's either this or that, then again it might be the other. 

I can promise you a future of slow decline.

And there you have it. 




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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2021, 10:24:27 PM »
I love it. Reminds me of one or two bands from way back. It's raw and your vocal is dead right for this. I'm on my hols in Yorkshire at the minute..riding my e-bike for much of the time!! I'm sure you didn't really want to know that (!) but I'm into the song..great stuff. :)


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« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2021, 06:36:31 PM »
Great chugging guitars on this John.  I like the "pedalling pedal power" line a lot!  Dig the way it doesn't waste a square inch... straight in there as a good fun rocker. Lyrics are funny... as someone who works for a green energy company I better be careful what I say about them...(!)... but trust me, it ain't always a 21st century gold mine. ;-) Keep em coming John, hope to hear some more from your "isolation tapes".
It's all too beautiful.


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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2021, 05:13:48 PM »
Hi John, I always like your rocky stuff best.  Definitely some punk influences from your past in here. 

Good work John, keep them coming.
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« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2021, 05:17:38 PM »
Hey @pompeyjazz - great to hear a new song from you! Hope the move went well and look forward to hearing more from you… and in fine form on this - great punky attitude on show - love those dirty guitars giving it great energy right up to the final moment. The ‘wanna be electric’ line really glues itself to the brain. I’ll be singing it all night.

Lyrics clever and tight…

Qualify stuff, John!


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« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2021, 12:18:19 PM »
John, loving the energy and clever catchy 'want to be electric' refrain
Sharp and amusing lyrics sung with your committed rock vocals.
And what an ending.
Lots to like
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« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2021, 05:31:44 AM »
Hey there Pompy........love the attitude..........especially in the vocal delivery.
Great Punk (?) sound.
Dig it!!
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« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2021, 05:05:45 PM »
Mr Jazz, you've always been electric!  You're a genuine, rocking music maker and this has all the trademarks of a musician who has served his time on the live circuit.  How do you sing like that without hurting your voice permanently?  I guess you'll be doing this when you are collecting your pension ;D Your a die hard rocker through and through, exploring many different songwriting avenues.  Kudos @pompeyjazz!

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« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2021, 02:04:10 PM »
Hi John,

Vocal is sounding like raw energy. Perhaps that should be used to power the grid.

Loving the attitude.