"Get Em Out By Friday" is the 3rd in the series of early Genesis Tribute songs done in collaboration with my good friend Graham Lavallin. This is one I personally asked Graham for as I just love this song to death.
Once again I would like to thanks my good friend Graham for doing such a grand job on the music here, and I really love the EQ I have applied on this one, and the final mix sounds really good played loud I feel.
Please find time for Graham's great cloud which is here: http://soundcloud.com/lavallin
Get Em Out By Friday. (Music & Words by Genesis)
Graham Lavallin: Guitars plus an arrangement of a midi sequence authored by Simon Goodwin. Instrumentation: Fender Strat guitar through Apogee Gio pedal interface for onboard amps and FX pedals in GarageBand. Ovation Celebrity electro-acoustic guitar through Roland Sonic Cell interface and custom acoustic guitar patch. EWQL vst '72 Rickenbacker bass, drums and percussion, solo flute. AMG vst Hammond Rock Organ ... all recorded in GarageBand.
Lee Lucas (All Vocals)
The lyrics as follows:
"Get 'em out by Friday!
You don't get paid till the last one's well on his way.
Get 'em out by Friday!
It's important that we keep to schedule, there must be no delay."
"I represent a firm of gentlemen who recently purchased this
house and all the others in the road,
In the interest of humanity we've found a better place for you
to go, go-woh, go-woh"
"Oh no, this I can't believe,
Oh Mary, they're asking us to leave."
"Get 'em out by Friday!
I've told you before, 's good many gone if we let them stay.
And if it isn't easy,
You can squeeze a little grease and our troubles will soon run away."
"After all this time, they ask us to leave,
And I told them we could pay double the rent.
I don't know why it seemed so funny,
Seeing as how they'd take more money.
The winkler called again, he came here this morning,
With four hundred pounds and a photograph of the place he has found.
A block of flats with central heating.
I think we're going to find it hard."
"Now we've got them!
I've always said that cash cash cash can do anything well.
Work can be rewarding
When a flash of intuition is a gift that helps you
"Here we are in Harlow New Town, did you recognise your block
across the square, over there,
Sadly since last time we spoke, we've found we've had to raise
the rent again,
just a bit."
"Oh no, this I can't believe
Oh Mary, and we agreed to leave."
This is an announcement from Genetic Control:
"It is my sad duty to inform you of a four foot restriction on
"I hear the directors of Genetic Control have been buying all the
properties that have recently been sold, taking risks oh so bold.
It's said now that people will be shorter in height,
they can fit twice as many in the same building site.
(they say it's alright),
Beginning with the tenants of the town of Harlow,
in the interest of humanity, they've been told they must go,
told they must go-go-go-go."
"I think I've fixed a new deal
A dozen properties - we'll buy at five and sell at thirty four,
Some are still inhabited,
It's time to send the winkler to see them,
he'll have to work some more."
With land in your hand, you'll be happy on earth
Then invest in the Church for your heaven.
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