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Brought It On Myself


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"Brought It On Myself"
Music & Lyrics by Scott Cooley.














Copyright © ℗ 2014 by Scott Cooley. All rights reserved.

Brought It On Myself
Album cover photo by Richard Cooley
Song from the album Used To Be Good Looking
Position Track # 1
Duration M:SS
Released June 21st, YYYY
Label Scott Cooley Records
Format CD, MP3, FLAC, OGG
Genre Americana, acoustic garage rock,
Studio Scott Cooley Music Productions
Producer Scott Cooley
Songwriter words and music by Scott Richard Cooley
Publisher Scott Richard Cooley Music Publishing, ASCAP
Personnel Scott Cooley - vocals, guitars, bass, drums, percussion
Track Chronology
"B.C."

(#6)
"Brought It On Myself"

(#7)
"American Dream"


(#8)
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"Brought It On Myself"


Song by Scott Cooley from the album Used To Be Good Looking
Position #7
Released 2014
Recorded Scott Cooley Music Productions studio, East Lansing, Michigan
Genre alternative acoustic, Americana, blues
Length 5:28
Label Scott Cooley Records
Personnel Scott Cooley - vocals, guitars, bass, percussion
Publisher Scott Cooley Music Publishing
Producer Scott Cooley
Format Compact Disc, MP3, FLAC, OGG
Writer words/music by Scott Richard Cooley
Chronology

"B.C." "Brought It On Myself" "American Dream"
(#6) (#7) (#8)

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Notes

It's bragging to cover up insecurity and emptiness and regret over a choice to live life on the road, but only as an anonymous person singing it in a song, careful to point out he does not brag about it in everyday practice.  So, it's a reflection-type of song about his past choices, and some fear and loathing about his future.  

This is a conceited song where the main character can easily hook up with chicks, and he barely escapes the trouble that type of lifestyle can bring, having the advantage of being a travelling musician and all, but he is constantly worried it's going to catch up with him, so it's bittersweet, and thus, he has the blues.

It's probably technically a 12-bar blues, although I don't know for sure, but it's slow, and it serves as a cautionary tale about promiscuity.