See me recording all the parts for my new song “Because I’m Grateful!” I let the cameras roll while recording the tracks of this new song – here’s the result!
This is my first time ever playing the drums! I was inspired by Wolfgang Van Halen (Mammoth WVH) who chose to play all the tracks on his much-anticipated upcoming debut album. So I watched the Drumeo channel on YouTube and got some pointers to start keeping a beat and playing some fills. I’ve heard drumbeats in my head all my musical life, but hadn’t really tried to physicalize it until now. It’s my “pandemic skill!”
released December 19, 2020
Lyrics by Amy and Jason Didner, Music by Jason Didner
Produced by Amy and Jason Didner
Vocals, guitars, bass, drums, keyboards by Jason Didner
Mastered with CloudBounce
(c) 2020, All Rights Reserved
Verse 1: I’m grateful that I woke up this morning At least that’s what that TED talk said I’m supposed to say Still I’m sorry for myself and my brain’s all full of warnings I’ll try this attitude of gratitude on some other day But then, what if that day could come around this morning What could it hurt to thank a loved one or two? It might bring a little good to take stock of my blessings OK, let’s see what this gratitude thing can do Pre-chorus: I can feel my mood get a little bit lighter As my outlook grows just a little brighter Chorus: I’m not afraid today to show what I’m made of I’m grateful for my love, my child and my pets I’m thankful for the support I have And the strength I’ve found within Because I’m grateful Sadness isn’t all there is Verse 2: Depression can’t have the upper hand this morning ‘Cause I’ve got a new move that villain has never seen When you see what it can do, you won’t call it corny or boring See, I’m getting in touch with the grateful part of me I’m gonna do it again tomorrow morning ‘Cause feeling better is feeling pretty sweet I’m letting go of the rope - Depression, here’s your warning I ain’t fighting today and that don’t feel like defeat Pre-chorus: I can feel my mood get a little bit lighter As my outlook grows just a little brighter Chorus: I’m not afraid today to show what I’m made of I’m grateful for my love, my child and my pets I’m thankful for the support I have And the strength I’ve got within Because I’m grateful Sadness isn’t all there is
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