We Look To The Sky

by Tom Slatter

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So Graham posted this picture of the night sky with what looks to me like a weird alien obelisk thing and said 'write a song about this'. Less than a day later, this song was written.

The nerdy bit: it's in 4/4 but tries its best to disguise it. At the start the piano chords are trying to put 3 against 2. Near the end there's a quintuplet synth thing going on. The chorus melody gets a bit less syncopated and closer to the beat later on in the song.

I hope you enjoy it!

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released September 3, 2020
Music - Tom Slatter
Visuals - Graham Stead




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A latter-day Victorian street-theatre barker with a guitar promising tales of mystery, imagination, ‘orrible murders and bloody great waving tentacles’ is how Tom Slatter has been described. Since 2010 he has been scaring audiences with six albums and numerous EPs of storytelling songs. ... more

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