Gorillaz Songwriting Experiment
Gorillaz Songwriting Experiment

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Gorillaz are one of the most unique bands I've ever come across. They are a virtual, animated group on the outside, but a growing collection of musicians behind the scenes. This week I tried to write a song like them and it turned out pretty cool. I wrote the lyrics loosely based around the HBO series, Westworld, with Anthony Hopkins and many other talented actors and writers. I was also challenged by the Subreddit, Song-A-Week to write a NEW SCHOOL song. Since Gorillaz is set to release a new album this year (June 2018), I figured, what better influence to have on my original song than a band who's currently releasing material? - - - Download my music at http://www.benaaronmusic.com - - - Thanks for the comments and the love. -Ben

Comments

totally not bill cosby : This is so beautiful! You completely nailed it!

KalalProductions : That rap verse is outstanding! Nailed it!

Bob Coltrain Kennedy : Wow Ben! You blew this ole'country boy's mind. Your song is uniquely great. I don't get the opportunity to stop by often, but have always enjoyed your channel. So much talent and so entertaining. That scratching the bass string was ingenious.

Aubrey Sertic : I love the chill way you sing this. Great song! Very reminiscent of Gorillaz.

Bruno Outlaw : Wow this is probably my fav vid from you. Thank for telling us about gorillaz. Didn’t know there were so many musicians behind gorillaz. Yip west world is awesome. Awesome original song!!!

MrSteJ : Fantastic as always Ben!

Agameperson : Perfect

Adibarum : Wow Ben turns his hand to Rap..excellent Job my friend..i enjoyed you song in the style of Gorillaz

DD chemoToons : What are your 3 favorite Gorillaz songs? Mine are 3. Rhinestone Eyes 2. Momentz 1. Dirty Harry

eatonjohnrobert : Didn’t see this comin!

Ami Turbinx Espátulx : NAILED IT!!! I say this cause im a g-fan :'D

Queen & David Bowie Chat Shows : Good track bud with a definite Gorillaz flavour 😀

Max Nishida : Different then most of your other work, but great nonetheless. Looking forward to the next video.

Dragoness : Love this series so much! A Gorillaz song inspired by Westworld? Amazing. Could you do U2 next??

thunderthecovers : Your channel is great, keep it going. Interesting idea!

Cursi : I have heard the name but not sure am familiar with their music. your original was cool

rockingphil58 : That was totally awesome Ben I loved it my friend

rhymesauce : Very creative, Ben. That effect you got scratching the bass strings was cool!

CrawfishParish : Absolutely outstanding!

Lexus Northpeigan : This is a b o p

baran yıldırım : How can ı find the chords maan ?!?

Pranav Turlapati : I say the lyrics and the voice need some work. Lyrics need to be less obvious, and the voice should be a little more chill. Otherwise, amazing work.

Brad Carl : Great hook, Ben. Only 2 lines and combined with the out of place E Major - I think we've got a hit song here! :)

DomiTHICCa kek : The ehehehehe part made me cringe, but other than that its good

Alister's Piano Show : Awesome!