This summer, some friends and I recorded cover songs in New York City’s Central Park. Most of the time we learned the song right before recording it. On Oct. 2, 2015, our good weather luck ran out and we played indoors for the first time. Two songs emerged: Sia’s “Elastic Heart” & Fiona Apple’s “Paper Bag”
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Guitarist Jimmy Page gives a personal account of how a rock anthem came together. – BBC News
This past summer, some friends and I recorded cover songs in New York City’s Central Park. Most of the time we learned the song right before recording it. On September 25, 2015 we played in New York City’s Fort Tryon Park for the first time and recorded two Sara Bareilles’s songs.
Uncharted & Kaleidoscope Heart
This past summer, some friends and I recorded cover songs in New York City’s Central Park. Most of the time we learned the song right before recording it.
The first song we did was Adele’s Rolling in the Deep. Check it out below.
Recorded May 17, 2015, in Sheep’s Meadow Central Park, New York City.
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