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Fight Fire With Fire 0:00
The Day That Never Comes 0:45
Hero of the Day 2:22
The Call of Ktulu 3:04
To Live Is To Die 4:50
The Unforgiven 6:18
All songs written by Metallica
Arrangement by Charles Alexander Allred
Guitar built by Mariano Tezanos (cedar/rosewood)
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This medley is kind of a sequel to first one I made, which had a response unlike any I’ve experienced in 20 years of playing music. I was truly touched by all the love; thank you to everyone who was involved in that 🙂
For this one I incorporated the most mentioned songs that were “left out” of the first medley. Actually, I remember working on the first one and deciding that it would be anchored by “nothing else matters,” while at the same time thinking that if I ever did another one of these it had to be anchored by “the unforgiven.” I also put in a lot more effort into arranging the songs. Coming up with the parts to these great songs was really fun but practicing them became pretty difficult.
So this is a true story: I was having trouble recording this, and I was getting a little frustrated. On a whim I decided to try recording while watching/listening to tv, because I tend to do that while practicing sometimes (a lot). It relaxed me just enough to get this take on the first try, which felt as good as I can do. The show was The Walking Dead season 6 episode 1.
I dedicated the first Metallica Medley to my wife, but I love her even more now than I did back then, so It only makes sense to dedicate this one to her as well. I love you my angel!!! She has started posting piano arrangements and has an incredible version of the unforgiven at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tACUbh6TM7I
The run I added at 9:07 was copying what she did there 🙂