#1
hey everyone.

i didnt think i would end up having to resort to ug for this, but i need your help. I`m going to be playing a showcase next week for something very important. I need to perform an acoustic song and i basically only have the time of one song to blow people away. I`m the only rocker type of guy there so i want to do a song with attitude since i need to sort of 'sell' my image. I need to do something slightly mainstream though if i want to retain peoples attention, so i chose not to play an original, its a little too risky.

i was thinking maybe `all summer long' by Kid Rock or 'broken' by Seether.

i was thinking maybe some more emo-ish type stuff, but alot of that stuff is out of my vocal range.

ì'd like to know your suggestions please.

thanks in advance

-chris-
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#6
You could do "This is the End" by Anti-Flag. Really good song, and should translate to acoustic well. Or maybe "Welcome Home" by Coheed and Cambria. Fun, known, pretty hard-rockin song, and not too hard beside the solos, which you can improvise.
#7
Quote by Vin2254
well, Everlong is always a good choice.


Hey, i second that, good idea. +1 to Dave Grohl, sorry vin.
#8
wow nice suggestions guys. Everlong is great, and i thought about it. Dunno if i could make it kick ass though. the way dave sings it live is too mellow for what i need, and i dont think i could sing it like he does when they play it full band. It`s more of a vocal showcase if you want, so i need to keep that in mind. i dont think i could cut it by playing everlong like the acoustic version.

i dont mind songs that have electric parts in it, i always tinker with covers anyways and it just adds a more personal touch. i`ll check the other songs out

keep the suggestions coming!
-chris-
<DInkyDaisy>I would so have sex with tauket now.
<SpacedOut>I'd kill to have tauket naked in a bath of warm milk right now.
<Blnkgttrst>Oh Chris, you're what the Spaniards call "El Terrible"
<Jallas>chris you're hot in bed
#9
If you can sing iris with some feeling they'll like it.
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#10
ahhh man iris is such a classic! it would be THE perfect choice. that first line from the chorus is ****en high for me though

i think something like iris that everyone knows and that sounds like a movie soundtrack is my best bet... what songs of that type am i not thinking about right now?

-chris-
<DInkyDaisy>I would so have sex with tauket now.
<SpacedOut>I'd kill to have tauket naked in a bath of warm milk right now.
<Blnkgttrst>Oh Chris, you're what the Spaniards call "El Terrible"
<Jallas>chris you're hot in bed
#11
actually i just downloaded an acoustic version of iris and i could definately pull it off! i`m still torn between that and Broken though.....

doesnt anyone else have another suggestion?

-chris-
<DInkyDaisy>I would so have sex with tauket now.
<SpacedOut>I'd kill to have tauket naked in a bath of warm milk right now.
<Blnkgttrst>Oh Chris, you're what the Spaniards call "El Terrible"
<Jallas>chris you're hot in bed
#15
id go for broken, easier to sing , and less gay :p.. plus i love that song
or, if u hav a strong low pitch voice, sing for nickelback, maybe rockstar, or far away, thatl get the crowd.. if ur voice is soft, do iris, wud get te crowd also
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#16
Gasoline by Seether. Look for acoustic vids on youtube. Totally awesome song.
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