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#448138 - 12/30/17 08:28 PM [User Showcase] BRIDGE OF LOVE
Torrey Bliss Offline
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https://soundcloud.com/torrey-bliss/bridge-of-love

As we enter 2018 I want to get back to the music I grew up on. I was going for a late 60's early 70's vibe in this. This came about when I asked my little grand daughter how old she thought I was and she said "about 80". I laughed but thought, I am looking old on the outside but on the inside I'm still a teenager! I guess I'm trying to prove it here! LOL

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#448146 - 12/30/17 11:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
jannesan Offline
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Very nice straightforward pop song, I really enjoy your young sounding vocals smile. Lots of nice George Harrison feel in chording and the guitar solo. Excellent overall production. Not just 60's or 70's vibe, I can hear also modern influences.

Janne

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#448160 - 12/31/17 02:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
BlueAttitude Offline
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60's and 70's is the music I grew up on too. And yeah, you never feel old on the inside, funny how that works.

Great stuff Torrey, very commercial sound. I like the harmony guitars!
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#448180 - 12/31/17 05:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
Scott C Offline
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Cool tune Torrey. Can totally relate with looking old but feeling lick a teenager. Super vocal and backtrack. Excellent guitar as well. Excellent tone and effects. Chorus maybe octave pedal ???
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#448208 - 12/31/17 09:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
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Well produced, great song like usual Torrey. I loved it, ready for radio.
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#448219 - 12/31/17 10:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
Sergio Guarneri Offline
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As I listen to your song, I could say you seems a super teen-ager!!!
We are middle-aged but we are much younger than some today young people.

Very nice song. Great performance as usual.
I feel a bit of George Harrison's style in this song.

Happy new year

Sergio
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#448237 - 12/31/17 10:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
David Snyder Offline
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Beautiful man. Kinda Beatles, kinda Beach Boys, Kinda ELO, a whole lotta Torrey.

Wonderful.

Happy New Year.
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#448321 - 12/31/17 07:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
MarioD Offline
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I also am a product of 60 and 70's music. I grew older but I never grew up!

This is super all the way. Great backing tracks, super vocals and lyrics along with some great guitar playing.

This is a winner.
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#448355 - 01/01/18 04:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: jannesan]
Torrey Bliss Offline
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Thanks Janne for taking the time to listen and comment! I appreciate it! T
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#448447 - 01/01/18 12:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
floyd jane Offline
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Super, Torrey!

A really nice pop write. Terrific melody - very catchy. Your vocals in this are excellent.

Super mix. Nice guitar work throughout. Great drum sound and a good punchy bass. Everything is well balanced. I hear the 60s/70s influences, but it struck me as having a Rundgren feel to it - I think he might be pleased to call this his...

Worth several listens.

fj
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#448478 - 01/01/18 03:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: floyd jane]
F.M.M. Offline
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wow this wonderful production perfect awesome torrey thanks eric sure brings memories back 70s

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#448504 - 01/01/18 05:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
Robertkc Offline
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Torrey,
I can hear the influences, but you have developed a sound which is instantly recognizable as your own and its showcased beautifully here.
You write really memorable melodies- this is one of your best.
Fantastic guitar, a high energy vocal and excellent mix... will head over to your cd preview.


Robert

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#448531 - 01/01/18 08:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
PeterF Offline
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Torrey

Beautiful playing, composing and engineering (your younger self would be proud).
Superb all round.

Peter

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#448544 - 01/01/18 11:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
RichMac Offline
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Wow. That style sounds hard to do.
Very light, very bubble gum and very melodic. Smooth.
Cheers.
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#448546 - 01/01/18 11:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
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Hello Torrey. This has a real seventies retro feel to it.
Nicely produced. Rob

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#448575 - 01/02/18 05:07 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: BlueAttitude]
Torrey Bliss Offline
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Thanks for the listen Dave! I appreciate it! T
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#448732 - 01/03/18 01:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Scott C]
Torrey Bliss Offline
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Thanks Scott for all the nice words! The guitar lead parts are just a lead line on one track and then I came back and played a harmony line on a second track with some distortion on them. Thanks, T
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#448751 - 01/03/18 05:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: BlueAttitude]
Charlie Fogle Offline
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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
60's and 70's is the music I grew up on too. And yeah, you never feel old on the inside, funny how that works.

Great stuff Torrey, very commercial sound. I like the harmony guitars!


My thoughts too. I really enjoyed this. I always enjoy your vocals, they never get old to me.

You captured the 70's vibe really well. I can hear a lot of various influences throughout the song and that keeps my interest.

Charlie
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#448786 - 01/03/18 06:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
dani48 Offline
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Hi, Torrey !:))


This is just wonderful
Torrey !

This my new favourite
among your wonderful
tunes ! Oh how sweet
just like the BB:s !

Cheers
Dani

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#448891 - 01/03/18 02:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: BRIDGE OF LOVE [Re: Torrey Bliss]
gruverider Offline
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It really pops! I like the phase on your vocal. What a grooving write!

Top notch on every level.

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