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VIDEO EDITORS: Edit Testimonials for THESE 8 THEMES.

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VIDEO EDITORS: Edit Testimonials for THESE 8 THEMES.

UNTIL THE BELL RINGS Lyrics (REQUEST)

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SONGWRITERS: Please refer to THIS MIX as a guide for the monologue’s timing.

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This song “Until the Bell Rings” is moving along really nicely, and thanks to a new angle contributed by IAm1954, we now have more than just a love song coming from one person’s perspective; Now, it’s a duet, full of “will they / won’t they” drama.

The idea is: They both really like each other, and have gotten up the courage to tell the other at the same time. She sent him a note in class, and he sent her a text. Only, her phone is in her backpack and turned off, so she hasn’t gotten an alert…At the same time, her note to him is taking a L-O-N-G time to get across the room, passing from desk to desk (or something…To be determined). So, they’re BOTH waiting for an answer to the same question they’ve each asked each other, but neither is aware that the other has asked it…And that the answer is “Yes”. So they’re stuck waiting…

Debit72 gave us THIS GREAT BRIDGE that’s working nicely, and we’ve placed it into the song. And now, we need to finish the rest of the song’s lyrics.

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There are TWO things we’re looking for:

1) Two lines for the guy’s part

We still have a couple of lines to fill for the guy’s part: Check out IAm1954’s mix HERE to hear how these parts work. The two lines we’re looking to fill still are in bold and italics in the lyrics below (although in the recording, you’ll note that he’s singing something different).

2) The Monologue

This section, coming out of the bridge, will be an instrumental bed (probably the verse chords), with a spoken vocal, rather than sung. The lines don’t have to fit tightly rhythmically, but they should have some sense of balance in their phrasing: “Line, pause…Line, pause…etc). It probably shouldn’t be too dense with words…More flowing and low-key.

Since the guy and girl are trading lines throughout the song, they should probably continue doing it in this monologue section, too. Maybe she takes the first half, then he takes the second? Or maybe they continue to trade line by line?

A couple of things to consider: Usually, these things are delivered by the vocalist with a pensive, kinda stoic and solemn mood; Definitely an area for a bit of (overripe?) drama here. This whole song is just a bit cheeky, so this section is a good place to highlight that…Without being outright silly, though. Also, the words should mostly echo the song’s established themes, instead of adding much in the way of new ideas or left turns. Maybe it recounts their past brushes with each other? Or further describing the things they like about each other? Or each one’s fear (or hope) that the other will say no (or yes)?

Have at it, and once we’ve got the song written, we’ll be moving on to making the RECording!

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Before The Bell Rings Lyrics

Don’t let the teacher see
This note I’ve passed to you from me
But in this crumpled paper square
I tell you how I really care

(Her) How I like you so
(Him) Oh, how I like her so
(Her) Do you like me back, check yes or no
(Him) I sent you a text to let you know
(Her) Do you even that know I exist
And how i’m dreaming of your kiss?
And I’m tangled in my heartstrings
(Him) I’m staring at my phone screen
(Both Together?) Waiting here until the bell rings

(Her) I love the way you walk

(Him) (new backing vocal line)

(Her) And the way I laugh when you talk

(Him) (new backing vocal line)

(Her) I see how wonderful you really are
More than just a football star
And I’m tangled in my heartstrings
(Him) I’m staring at my phone screen
(Both Together?) Waiting here until the bell rings

Bridge

(Her) Freshman year I got a crush
(Him) Sophomore year you made me blush
(Her) Junior year I caught your glance 
(Both Together?) But senior year I’m gonna take a chance


16 BARS MONOLOGUE VERSE. CAN BE CUT IN HALF, DOWN TO 8 BARS(?)

(Her) How I like you so
Do you like me back, check yes or no, and I’m tangled in my heartstrings
(Him) I’m staring at my phone screen
(Both) Waiting here until the bell rings…
(Her) tangled in my heartstrings
(Him) I’m staring at my phone screen
(Both) Waiting here until the bell rings…
(Her) tangled in my heartstrings
(Him) I’m staring at my phone screen
(Both) Waiting here until the bell rings…
(Her) tangled in my heartstrings
(Him) I’m staring at my phone screen
(Both) Waiting here until the bell rings…

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EVERYONE W/ A CAMERA: RECord Your Mom giving her best Motherly Advice.

MOTHERS: RECord Yourself giving your best Motherly Advice.

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ANIMAL ENTHUSIASTS & WRITERS: Write Stories & Examples of Mothers in Nature.

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EVERYONE W/ A CAMERA: Interview a Child giving their Predictions of the Future or telling a Story set in the Future.


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WRITERS: Write Short Letters that tie in with THESE THEMES

TEXT EDITORS: Find a Script and Remix itto fit into one of THESE THEMES

CALLING ALL WRITERS, VISUAL ARTISTS & FILM MAKERS! 

Let’s make Visual Treatments for the song “Awkward Parallels" for the episode RE: The Number Two. Contribute Text, Illustrations, Videos & more!

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WRITERS, VISUAL ARTISTS & FILM MAKERS: Contribute Visual Treatments for THIS SONG that ties in with the theme RE: The Number Two.

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Contribute to the “AWKWARD PARALLELS” collab HERE!

CALLING ALL VIDEO EDITORS, VISUAL ARTISTS, & AUDIO REMIXERS! 

It’s time to start making Bumpers for Season 2 of HITRECORD ON TV - so let’s start creating 3-5 second Bumpers for each of our 8 Episodes!

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VIDEO EDITORS: Edit Bumpers for each of THESE 8 THEMES.

ANIMATORS: Animated Bumpers for each Theme.

ILLUSTRATORS, GRAPHIC DESIGNERS, & PHOTOGRAPHERS: Contribute Visuals for each Theme.

AUDIO REMIXERS & MUSICIANS: Contribute short Audio Beds for each Theme.

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CALLING EVERYONE W/ A CAMERA! 

A lot of great ideas for HITRECORD ON TV emerge from the Q&As we ask the community, so we’ll be doing these for each of our Season 2 Themes - so, RECord your specific stories & experiences RE: School.

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EVERYONE W/ A CAMERA: RECord your unique stories and experiences for THESE QUESTIONS RE: School. 

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In this video It RECorded some thoughts for this Q&A:

  • "What are your thoughts regarding Grades? What kind of an impact did they have on your academic career?"

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CALLING ALL WRITERS!

Let’s start creating awkward Short Skits for the character Timothy Dark! You can also contribute Illustrations, Music, Voiceovers & more!

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WRITERS: Write Short Skirts that relate to our 8 themes for Season 2. Also, you can refer to THIS TEXT RECORD for additional notes for the character Timothy Dark.

ILLUSTRATORS: Draw Timothy Dark, other miscellaneous Characters, Props & Backgrounds for this collaboration.

ANIMATORS: Animate a Skit for this collaboration.

VOICEOVER ARTISTS: Find a Script and perform a reading of it.

MUSICIANS: Compose Music for this collaboration.

CURATORS: Compile an Album of your favorite contributions.

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RE: FIRE: ALL ARTISTS, contribute your art and ideas regarding this theme. Or RECord yourself answering THESE QUESTIONSCONTRIBUTE HERE

RE: STRANGERS: ALL ARTISTS, contribute your art and ideas regarding this theme. Or RECord yourself answering THESE QUESTIONSCONTRIBUTE HERE

CURATORS: Contribute an Album with the 8 themes that you think should be Season 2’s episodes. Or curate an Album for each individual theme you think will make a good episode, and include any ideas, angles, or RECords in your Album. CONTRIBUTE HERE

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Come Work w/ Us!

CALLING ALL “HITRECORD ON TV” SEASON 1 CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS! 

If any RECords of yours were included in any of the 8 episodes of Season 1 of HITRECORD ON TV, this request is for you! We want to hear about your specific experiences contributing RECords to the show - contribute short Text Records for our Season 1 Box Set collab

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SEASON 1 CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS: Write a Text Record IN THIS FORMAT about a contribution of yours that was included in Season 1 of HITRECORD ON TV.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The deadline for contributing Text Record Testimonials to the collab is Wednesday, May 7th.

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CALLING ALL CURATORS & GRAPHIC DESIGNERS! 

We are pleased to announce that we’re gonna release Season 1 of HITRECORD ON TV as a BOX SET - and it’s bound to be our biggest & baddest relic yet.  Come make it w/ us!

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CURATORS: Make Albums of Text & Images for a single section idea for each episode’s book.

GRAPHIC DESIGNERS: Create Page Design Layouts for each episode’s book using THESE TEMPLATES.

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NOTE: To clarify, this is not a Request for new art. We will be making this Box Set from all of the great RECords from Season 1.

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ADDITIONAL NOTE: The episodes and music of this release will be available as downloads.

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