So having written a song on the "End of the World" for the FilkONtario songwriting contest and then having discovered that the actual
topic was the "End of Time", I said to myself, "Well, I've got a few days left, so let's see what I can do."
And I set out to write a song that I'd been considering for years and years.
I failed dismally. Nothing wanted to come out and play.
Obviously, I needed a different idea. And then I found one and constructed this:( Collapse )
I had a placeholder tune -- a new one that I'd constructed just for the meter -- for this that I replaced when I got to the con, because the lyrics went in a direction completely different from what the tune originally suggested.
Apparently, the whole enterprise was successful, because the song won. :) (Hey! I
And the prize -- a piece of lead glass with a guitar and musical notes etched inside -- is absolutely lovely and will be on my mantel shortly.