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I Can't See Your Face (CBGB demo)


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The Lavalamps of Hippie Death.

We're just another Pixies rip-off band, trying to get our foot in the door.

The last minute of this goes on for 20 minutes live.

P.S. I quit my old band, Lavalamp and the Laughing Leprechauns, shortly after MJ's Woodstock. And if nothing happens with CBGB's, I'm going to drop the Hippie Death band and go back out as a solo artist......I can't stand my drummer!
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I Can’t See Your Face

As I look in the corner
I see nothing at all
I can’t hear any noises
Your name, I can’t recall

I can feel, but I can’t see your face

Maybe it’s an illusion
A spider in my brain
Gotta’ be a conclusion
Throw my heart in the rain

I can feel, but I can’t see your face

As I look at the ceiling
Count the holes in the floor
I have come to this number
400,044

I can feel, but I can’t see you face

As I think of a reason
I don’t remember this time
I SEE YOU
Maybe lost in confusion
Maybe losing my mind
I SEE YOU

As I think of the reason
I don’t remember this time
I SEE YOU
Maybe lost in confusion
Maybe losing my mind
I SEE YOU………….

Words and music by David Armbruster
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Hits: 3515
Comments: 52
Fans: 27
Plays: 203
Downloads: 103

Uploaded: May 02, 2008 - 06:50:25 AM
Last Updated: Nov 01, 2008 - 08:05:04 AM Last Played: Feb 05, 2017 - 05:11:41 PM
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Peter Bauckham said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
There is nothing
better than a Pixies rip-off. Great guitars and bass sound - awesome!

Peter
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Pixies Rip-Off
Loved your entry Peter. Glad you liked this.

LL
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five_extra_arms said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Lavalamp And The Dead Pixie Rip Offs
You rock man!

Glad to hear you get it on with the Hippie Death guys.

Great vocals and lyrics. Your drummer is a JERK!

I SEE YOU!

Bob
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Last minute switch
(Insert your own witty comment)

Thanks you very kindly Sir Robert,

Dave
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Skean said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Hehehe... Cool
Cool lyrics as sung as music is awesome..Bravo


Peace, Love & Respect
--
Kenta
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Cool
Glad I could make you giggle. Thanks for coming by and taking a listened.

LL
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said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Oh ya!
Diggin' this one Dave.

Very cool indeed. Love the guitars.

I see you be jammin'!

Great submission.


C.
lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Jammin'
Just having a punkin' good time.

Thanks brother,

LL
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tokai said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Kool track
the vocals are great and took me back to those day's
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Kool Komment
Thanks for stopping by and checking this out.

LL
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rsorensen said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
A spider in my brain
i actually really love these lyrics. cool bridge and I like how it ends, too. great job, dave. love it.
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Lyrics!
Always appreciate when you take a little time for the lyrics, too. Glad you could dig this one.

LL
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MarkHolbrook said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Wow... so perfectly punk
Lava!!! AWESOME!
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Thanks brother
Thanks for the short, but really cool comment.

What's your cat's name anyway?

LL
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chemystery said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
in my brain
The lyrics are great. I really like the spider.

Great vocals and that opening guitar is tremendous!
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Spider-Man
Thanks you,

Your friendly neighboorhood Lava-Man
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Rebsie said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Yeah
Nice chorusy guitar and chunky bass.

You've got the vocals just right. :)
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Wow Rebsie
I don't see ya around my parts very often. Glad you could stop by and rock out. Glad you dug the vocals, too.

Don't be a stranger.

LL
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Vic Holman said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Dave the hippie killer
... for now.

great number with pixies under foot. guitar and bass work is absolutely cool. neat brain damage lyrics.

yeah, shoot the drummer, he's a hippie
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
I quit the band
Last night, I quit the band. The drummer and I had it out (He was on peyote again). I said this is a punk band, not Peter, Paul and Mary. Anyway, the bass player and the guitarist went with the drummer, leaving me, once again, a man without a band.

LL
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lengold said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Really great
song and musicianship/vocals Dave and very good production.
Cheers
Len


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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Thanks Len
Thanks for the comps and the support.

Dave
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Feter said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
I Cant't See Your Face
great rockin one dave ..loved the bass here ...
your voice just pwoerful as ever ...I see you !!!!!
man this Rock !!
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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Glad I could.....
rock you, Thanks for the compliment regarding the bass. I've been using a 60€ Johnson bass all this time. Maybe that fits better with punk.

LL
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said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
Classic Punk Vocals
Great song to showcase your punk prowess, excellent recording and song LL, you my friend are on a roll!
Love your Stuff
lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Let me roll it to you
Hope I don't roll to far. I never used to have the heart to sing punk. I used to prefer just breaking the b-string on my guitar.

Thanks bro,

LL
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said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
wha?
Breaking the B string has been a favorite pastime of mine for years hehehe
Nick_Flash said 3339 days ago (May 2nd, 2008)
I see you!
Great song Dave. I love that ending - it caught me off guard and totally tripped me out. Cool lyrics.

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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Sucker punch
Sorry to sucker punch you with a trippy ending, but I couldn't resist.

Thanks,

LL
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Heroin_Marys said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
The Lavalamps of Hippie Death
The Lavalamps of Hippie Death.

We're just another Pixies rip-off band, trying to get our foot in the door.

The last minute of this goes on for 20 minutes live.

P.S. I quit my old band, Lavalamp and the Laughing Leprechauns, shortly after MJ's Woodstock. And if nothing happens with CBGB's, I'm going to drop the Hippie Death band and go back out as a solo artist......I can't stand my drummer!

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lavalamp said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
What?
That's what I said.
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I. Spike said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Scary...
That is a very freaky visual image...
Good stuff!
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lavalamp said 3337 days ago (May 4th, 2008)
Cool
Thanks for the swell comments. Hope you slept well.

Thanks Spike,

Dave
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egobandit said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Heavy duty man
Rollin bass lines in this love the way you sing on this excellent!!!!!!!!!!
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lavalamp said 3337 days ago (May 4th, 2008)
!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks for the kind words regarding both the bass and vocals. These are the two things I really try to work on.

Danke, Gracias, Merci,

LL
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bud said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
Yeah - this is the real deal
great build and break - and perfect loose vocals. Cool bass and everything else is really good too. I'd give you guys a gig.
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lavalamp said 3337 days ago (May 4th, 2008)
Thanks for the gig
Right Bud, thanks for giving us our first gig. Too bad the band has already dumped me.

But, thanks a lot.

Dave (Ex-singer of LL of Hippie Death)
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davisamerica said 3338 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
hey dave
i know some drummers if u r in market..lol and this track cooks.. very authentic feel but just actually cool u ... much enjoyed
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lavalamp said 3337 days ago (May 4th, 2008)
Thanks a lot
How do you have two accounts under the same name?

Anyway, thanks for stopping by and taking a listen. Glad you liked it. Just punkin' out.

Dave
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gregd said 3337 days ago (May 4th, 2008)
Wheee!
It's the Adolescents on Special K. Psychedelic punk is a poorly explored genre, but I like this. Some of the best lyric work in the challenge yet.
-g
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lavalamp said 3336 days ago (May 5th, 2008)
Lyrics
Thanks for the good word about the lyrics. I really appreciate that. And thanks a bunch for stopping by. It was a fun challenge.

Dave
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dajama said 3337 days ago (May 4th, 2008)
I think the best
lyric in the whole challenge so far may be "As I look at the ceiling, Count the holes in the floor, I have come to this number, 400,044" - genius! Great track. The Pixies are a bunch of time-travelling rip-off artists who dropped out of a wormhole, skipped back in time and have been trying to replicate the coolness of this track ever since - and failing. This rocks. Nicely done. Peace.
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lavalamp said 3336 days ago (May 5th, 2008)
Made my day
Came home today and saw what you had written and thought, "I'm glad that someone listens to the lyrics. Thanks man. Made me feel good.

Although, sometimes I hope people don't look too deep into them. Sometimes, they're just nonsense, ya know?

LL
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michael2 said 3336 days ago (May 5th, 2008)
great
this is even better than when I saw you guys play the Dead Boys re-union at the Mudd Club.
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lavalamp said 3335 days ago (May 6th, 2008)
I remember
I think I remember tying to forget to remember that gig.

LL
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said 3336 days ago (May 5th, 2008)
So yer band turned
...their backs on ya, did they? Buncha bedwetters is what they are. This snarls, and slaps some great lyrics across the face to boot. I'm another guy enthralled with the "As I look at the ceiling..." verse... that one's immortal. Should be spray-painted on the side of the Voyager space probe so that other civilizations across the gulf of space can get a hint of what we're really all about.
lavalamp said 3335 days ago (May 6th, 2008)
Spray paint
I spray painted that on my car, now everyone thinks I'm crazy.

I re-counted it's really 400,046.

LL
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echoroom said 3335 days ago (May 6th, 2008)
This is what i'm talking about
Live from Dave's living room - a big slab of nastiness! You sound like Iggy on this Dave! Total rawk!
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lavalamp said 3333 days ago (May 8th, 2008)
Iggy!
Thanks for the cool words. I always love hearing from you.

LL
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that80sboy said 3335 days ago (May 6th, 2008)
cool one
cool bass sounds on this tune...love the pixies, so this was fun to listen to!
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lavalamp said 3333 days ago (May 8th, 2008)
Glad you had fun
That's what this is all about. FUN.

LL
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BossHook said 3313 days ago (May 28th, 2008)
Man alive
you got the most catchy stuff and this totally reminds me of the Pixies.
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