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Phineas & Ferb Song Demo -"Tristate Area Unification Day"
October 30, 2010
Martin Wrote: Rough songwriting demo for "Tri-State Area Unification Day" from the Phineas and Ferb episode "Hip Hip Parade".
Written and performed by Bobby Gaylor and Martin Olson.
Bobby and I are also the staff writers for the show.
Demo produced by Martin Olson. Aside from Bobby's fun lead singing, the cool part of this song is the counterpoint parts going on at the end.
Recorded lo-fi in my office at Disney using Garageband on my laptop and no mics. Our songs usually take about one hour to write and about an hour to record the demo.
Copyright 2,009 by The Walt Disney Company
This version has less Disney-friendly lyrics, but I think I like this version a little better.
That's Bobby singing lead and me singing backups.
PS - This song is extremely fun to sing. I'd love it if some fans would perform a cover of it on youtube;
I'll post the words and chords below. And you MUST yell out "RIGHT OVER THERE!", "AREA UNIFYIN'!" and "SCREAM AND SHOUT!"
TRISTATE AREA UNIFICATION DAY
(Martin Olson and Bobby Gaylor)
THE TRISTATE AREA WAS THE
BISTATE AREA WITH AN
RIGHT OVER THERE
DON'T CARE ABOUT WORLD PEACE WHALES OR
LOST PUPPIES CRYING
ALL WE CARE ABOUT IS OUR
THERE'S ONLY ONE THING WE
WE WANT YOU ALL TO STAND UP AND
SCREAM AND SHOUT
IT'S THE TRISTATE UNIFI-
-CATION DAY IT'S THE
IT WAS AN ADJACENT AREA RIGHT OVER THERE
NOW IT'S ONE STATE
BI-STATE TRI-STATE MY STATE
REACH OUT AND HUG YOUR NEIGHBOR
REACH DOWN AND PAT A DOG
HELP THAT OLD LADY ACROSS THE STREET