History (Commodore 64)

by Bedford Level Experiment

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The true-life story of Robin's first encounters with video games and computers. Check out the video here: youtube.com/watch?v=djQ1Qk-9xbo

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When I was 10, I became obsessed
With video games and the like
I dreamed of Donkey Kong, Pong and then
Space Invaders through the night

At school we had a Commodore PET
We wore out the "A" key
Acid Rain, Weather and that
Dungeon game filled the screen.

Then I bought a Timex Sinclair
I began to learn how to hack
But I couldn't get it to save or load
So I promptly went to bring it back

Then I went to Duluth and was about to buy
A VIC-20 when my mom or
My dad said the wisest ever thing
"Why don't you buy a C-64?"

Oh yeah!

So I got my 64 (x2)
I adore my 64 (x4)

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released November 5, 2013
Lyrics/music/guitars/bass/vocals: Robin
Drums/Commodore 64: Rianna

Thanks to Darren for the original inspirational drum parts from the '99 recording.

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Bedford Level Experiment Thunder Bay, Ontario

Bedford Level Experiment makes sincere nerdrock, ranging from folk-rock to post-punk to shoegaze. We focus on creating concept albums around geek themes - procedurally generated Shakespeare lyrics, the sci-fi musings of John Wyndham, or growing up in the '80s as a computer nerd without a computer, for example. ... more

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