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Audioslave

Show Me How To Live

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“Show Me How to Live” is a rock song and the third single by American hard rock band Audioslave from their debut album, Audioslave released in 2003. It peaked at number 67 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, number 2 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks and number 4 in the Modern Rock Tracks. “Show Me How to Live” has a relatively high tempo. The song contains heavy guitar/drum riffs and a solo broken up with a phasing, fluttering effect by Tom Morello, achieved by using a combination of tremolo picking the high E-string, using his trademark Dunlop Crybaby wah pedal and a ring modulator effect.(B) Singer Chris Cornell also uses an interesting technique near the end of the song, when he changes pitch multiple times to produce an unusual effect, he achieves this by simply hitting his... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Show me how to live ... Ready to begin ... From my creator

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More songs by Audioslave (See Charts): Sound Of A Gun, Somedays, Revelations, Gasoline, Drown Me Slowly, Moth, The Last Remaining Light, Wide Awake, Dandelion, and Your Savior.

Popular in Hard Rock (See Charts): Sweet Child O' Mine, We Are The Champions, You Shook Me All Night Long, Whole Lotta Love, Won't Get Fooled Again, Walk This Way, Eye Of The Tiger, Back In Black, You Really Got Me, and Highway To Hell.

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Anonymous wrote on May, 20th 2008 at 1:30pm:
Although this is an Audioslave song, I think it has a lot of personal meaning for Chris cornell (who wrote all the lyrics)...he was going through a lot of POSITIVE changes at the time, & I think that's probably why he still loves to perform it live & it IS awesome live!!!)

Anonymous wrote on May, 18th 2008 at 8:16pm:
This song is AWESOME live!!!!


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