Why am I running this song as a cool video alert when it’s over 20 years old, and Cool Video Alerts are usually reserved for new stuff? Cos I just had a little brainflash back to being 12 years old and learning to transcribe by teaching my self this song. It was like unlocking some secret mystery: the fact that you could actually listen to a song and then figure out the notes blew my little mind and from then on I became a transcribing fiend. During one school holiday break I even transcribed all of Metallica’s Kill ‘Em All (it was probably mostly wrong but just the fact that I tried did great things for my playing).

So anyway, here’s Dogs Are Talking by classic Aussie band The Angels (known in some countries as Angel City because somebody else beat them to the band name). Enjoy!

(UPDATE: How’s this for freaky: I haven’t heard this song in, like, 15 years, but about an hour after posting this, I was driving around, I flipped on the radio and guess what I heard the last 30 seconds or so of: Dogs Are Talking by The Angels! Is someone at Triple M reading my site or following me on Twitter? Or is it just a huge creepy coincidence?).