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My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)
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My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)
Trent Swartzentruber teaches you how to play “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)” by Fall Out Boy. It was released earlier in 2013, where it charted in the top 5 in the UK, as well as debuting at number 28 on the Billboard in the US. It sold over 160,000 singles on iTunes in the first week of its release.
 
The song is the first release after the band took a three-year break, before regrouping. It’s been featured quite a lot among sporting events, including player introductions for the Houston Rockets, being used to marked the postseason of the MLB, NBA playoffs, as well as Monday Night football, and many other commercial appearances.
 
The band performed the song on Conan, recreating a scene from This Is Spinal Tap, in which Pete Wentz and Joe Trohman emerged from alien pods on stage. Pete’s pod got stuck for much of the song, and Spinal Tap bassist, Harry Shearer, emerged on stage to fill in as part of the joke. 

Trent plays a Gibson Midtown Custom in the lesson.



Trent Swartzentruber
    Trent Swartzentruber is a Nashville based guitar player hailing originally from Phoenix, AZ. He toured with Christian artist Jeff Deyo for five years, and then became the instructor for Guitar Apprentice, a visual game-like learning interface teaching hit songs. Trent is also an experienced bass player, learning that instrument as a young lad years before he ever picked up a guitar. Currently, Trent is working as a studio musician, serves at a local church, and is generally being awesome wherever he goes.

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"MY SONGS KNOW WHAT YOU DID IN THE DARK (LIGHT EM UP)"
By Fall Out Boy

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Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Beginner
Genres:
Pop|Rock
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