‘Featured Artist,’ Bob Schneider, ‘Lorena’

October 19th, 2011  |  by Nels Thoreson   |  Published in Songs of the Day

Today’s “Featured Artist and Song of the Day” showcases the talented, multi-genre artist,  Bob Schneider, with his song, “Lorena,” off his album, Songs Sung and Played on Guitar at the Same Time.  He has recently released the album, A Perfect Day, with songs from that album sure to be featured in future articles of The Troubadour’s Road.

The Austin, Texas, native, with this song, shows his strength as a singer/songwriter, but it’s just one of the many areas of music he conquers.  Besides solo work, he leads three bands:  The Scabs, Texas Bluegrass Massacre, and Lonelyland, and dabbles in not only acoustic, but funk, pop, bluegrass, jazz, soul, blues, hip-hop and good old-fashioned bar rock.  He simply does it all.

These words find there place in his song, “Lorena,”

“’Cause you can’t get away with nothing
Your conscience gonna give you away
You can’t play with fire forever
Yeah and not get burnt they say

They’re gonna put you out in the streets, Lorena
Those demons you keep locked away
All them shiny skeletons in your closet
Gonna break free and get you one day

Oh and I’d like to be there when it happens
Oh, I’ve got my own demons too you know
Oh, I’d like to be their baby
‘Cause mine got me a long time ago…”

For updates, tour dates, and other news click on his website, you can get his music on Amazon, and follow him on his Facebook Page.  Schneider has an extensive Fall tour schedule with many dates on the East Coast and Texas.  Colorado awaits his next tour stop.  Until the next time you’ll be able to see him, or until the next time you’ll be able to listen to him, here is Bob Schneider, with his song, “Lorena,” enjoy,

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