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#130121 - 10/01/11 01:14 AM New Song - Stay Right Here With You
Steve Young Offline
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Well, I have been overwhelmed with work that past few weeks, and working about 60 hours a week. So I haven't had much time for songwriting/producing. So I just broke down and forced myself to write one tonight! It's called Stay Right Here With You. All the instruments are RealTracks/RealDrums, with just a little bit of strings and brass from my keyboard. All the vocals are me. I hope you enjoy it!

Stay Right Here With You

Here are the lyrics...

Stay Right Here With You
Copyright Stephen W. Young

Pictures in my mind
Like an old song I can hear
The words, I've forgotten
But the memories are there
When I look at you I can see so clearly
The things I need to know
And there's nothing I'd rather do
Than just stay right here with you

So I'll take my cup of life
And drink it till I'm full
And if you think I've forgotten
Or yielded to the pull
Just look at me and smile the way you do
You'll see that it's true
That there's nothing I'd rather do
Than just stay right here with you

There's nothing I'd rather do
Than just stay right here with you

And here is the Band In A Box Info...

RealTracks in song: 908:Bass, Electric, SmoothBallad Ev16 065
RealTracks in song: 912:Piano, Electric, Rhythm SmoothPoppy Ev16 090
RealTracks in song: 870:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm ModernRnBRockWarmQuarters Ev 065
RealTracks in song: 568:Guitar, Electric, Soloist Blues Monday Sw 065
RealTracks in song: 675:Organ, B3, Background Blues Monday Sw 065
RealTracks in song: 568:Guitar, Electric, Soloist Blues Monday Sw 065
RealDrums in Song: PraiseWorshipSlow16ths^1-H24,SRC

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Have a great day!

Steve
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#130122 - 10/01/11 01:38 AM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: Steve Young]
Noel96 Offline
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Registered: 10/31/08
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Hi Steve,

This is a great song. The ambiance of the arrangement and mix mesmerized me. You've got my standing ovation with this one. The whole song works totally: lyrics, melody, singing, arranging, mixing. It's a formidable effort.

Regards,
Noel
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#130123 - 10/01/11 04:46 AM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: Noel96]
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Steve, that's a first class song with first class production, and, as per usual, perfect vocals. Very enjoyable indeed! Thanks for bringing this one along, I loved it.

John
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#130124 - 10/01/11 08:11 AM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: Skyline]
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Registered: 08/09/10
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Loc: New York
Steve,

This is absolutely great! Love the lyrics, vocal and arrangement. The instrumental track is so crisp and moody - kind of reminds me of a Daniel Lanois produced song.

Of all your music, this is a personal favorite of mine.

Bob
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#130125 - 10/01/11 09:02 AM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: Steve Young]
MrEd Offline
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Registered: 07/09/11
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Wow! Not only are you talented but what a production. From the first drum beat to the last note I couldn't move. Perfect blend all around and just absolutely stellar.

Excellent!!!!

Mike

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#130126 - 10/01/11 10:54 AM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: MrEd]
occ Offline
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What else can I say!! It is just great!! occ
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#130127 - 10/01/11 10:57 AM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: occ]
Robh Offline
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Posts: 4164
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Steve, that is very smooth, and very nice. The lyrics are very well done, and the whole track is clean. solid and on key. The background vocals are perfect, subtle, soft, and in the right spot.

Well done sir!!
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#130128 - 10/01/11 03:12 PM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: Steve Young]
Marty Wittmann Offline
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Registered: 07/16/06
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Steve! Man, this is really a great song. You nailed it my friend. I loved everything about the song,and your vocal groove makes one want more. What else can I say but WOW!!!!
Marty
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#130129 - 10/01/11 11:34 PM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: Marty Wittmann]
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I love your voice and I especially love it on this Steve. Did you do anything different recording your vocals?
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#130130 - 10/02/11 07:20 AM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: Sundance]
Tommyc Offline
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Registered: 01/08/11
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Wow Cuz You really outdid yourself this time ! This could easily be a Hit Song ,maybe Phil could hook you up with George Strait ! Incredible Job !

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#130131 - 10/02/11 04:08 PM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: Noel96]
Steve Young Offline
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Noel,

Thanks so much. Your comments are always very appreciated!

Steve
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#130132 - 10/02/11 04:10 PM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: Skyline]
Steve Young Offline
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John,

Thank you very much for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed it! Your time and comments mean a lot to me.

Steve
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#130133 - 10/02/11 04:12 PM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: rsdean]
Steve Young Offline
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Bob,

Thanks so much! Wow, I am flattered to even be remotely compared to a Daniel Lanois production! Your thoughts are always very appreciated!

Steve
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#130134 - 10/02/11 04:14 PM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: MrEd]
Steve Young Offline
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Mike,

Thanks very much. I am honored that y'all take the time to listen and comment. Glad you enjoyed it!

Steve
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#130135 - 10/02/11 04:15 PM Re: New Song - Stay Right Here With You [Re: occ]
Steve Young Offline
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Thanks, OCC! Very much appreciated!

Steve
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