Last week, I played the piano for the first time in probably four years. It was sort of like riding a bike–if you tend to crash frequently.
But the longer I played, it came back to me. Strange. Anyway, I was reminded of all the songs I learned to play just so I could play along.
After All These Years – Silverchair
To continue with my bike analogy, I crashed horribly last week. Like, blood everywhere when I tried to play this. But the further into the song I got, it started to come back. Woo! There are like 45 flats and sharps and ten key changes in this one. I tend to round up.
Existentialism on Prom Night – Straylight Run
It’s been years, but I think this is the first song I tried to “play along” to. I’m sure it was an epic fail.
The Luckiest – Ben Folds
If you’re new around here, Ben Folds is one of my favorite people ever. And that’s all I need to say. Oh, one more thing. I played this at my piano recital! Continue reading