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  • Colin Tyler: Live from Studio A – CD and DVD

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"Got it Bad" was recorded 100% live in a single take to analog tape. There is no post production editing. What you hear and see is exactly how it was performed in the moment it was recorded.

lyrics

Whisper a prayer softly in my ear
Your breath us quick
"Drink of this potion; all will be splendid"
So we take a sip
Hair brushes my skin; temperatures rising
So the legend goes
And then she said, "I've got it bad for you"

Thwarted by a star maligned against us
The feeling flows
Bodies draw nearer, lips start to quiver
We are in the throes
Shudder, shiver– a tinge of blush
And then I said, "Seems I've got it bad for you too"

There's a mess in here
Where I find my mind
And it's caught between you
And what is good for me
Darling, I'll be damned
But oh God, it feels so true
Like Tristan and Isolde

credits

from Colin Tyler: Live From Studio A, released July 20, 2012
All music and lyrics written by: Colin Tyler
Engineered by: Steve Albini at Electrical Audio
Mixed by: Stephen Shirk at Shirk Music and Sound
Mastered by: Jonathan Pines at Private Studios

Vocals and guitar: Colin Tyler
Lead guitar and auxiliary instruments: Patrick Riley
Lead and acoustic guitar: Jake Bouquet
Bass guitar: Dorian Duffy
Organ: Jason Kearney
Wurlitzer: Bradford Snow
Drums: John L. Sullivan

String arrangements by: Bradford Snow and Colin Tyler
Violin: Rebecca Faber
Violin: Seamus Delaney
Viola: Elliott Sarich
Cello: Colleen Kowalik

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Colin Tyler Chicago, Illinois

Colin Tyler is a Chicago based singer-songwriter. Just like his music, his philosophy is uniformly unique. Colin only records live in a single take and he does not edit the tracks in post production. He also films all of his major releases. He believes that the performance is equally important to music as auditory expression. Furthermore, human imperfections should be celebrated and not concealed. ... more

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