This is one of my favorite cover songs to perform with Sarah. Absolutely, positively, hands down, even when she’s not a dragon. The back-and-forth is super hard to master, but it is SO WORTH IT. The original was by a pair called Small Potatoes and I will be forever grateful to them for writing this gem and putting it out into the world.
When Sarah and I practice this one, I try REALLY hard to crack her up. Sometimes it works.
Also, since I haven’t made note of it yet — the Nausicaa cosplay was AMAZING to wear, but very, very warm. And slightly awkward to move in because it kept riding up and I kept thinking people were going to be able to see my butt. I worry about things like that. (Sarah was not nearly as warm being Haku, in spite of wearing about 6 layers. Hers was entirely linen. I was not so fortunate.)
There is a part of this song we swap and I take the harder part and add it to my character just because I’m not also playing guitar and trying to keep track of things. It just means I get to spout EVEN MORE WORDS going REALLY FAST!
*Please note that this entry has been backdated. Basically, the summer got completely away from me AND I lost access to posting on the site from the reliable computer I’d been using — and posting via smartphone is not as elegant as it sounds. So, to make up for it, I’ve retroactively put this entry here. Hopefully this won’t become an annual trend!