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#460247 - 03/03/18 02:22 PM [User Showcase] It's getting away from you
RnAM Offline

Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 2938
Loc: The Netherlands
Our second post of 2018 is:

It's getting away from you

I created the music about a year ago. It took me quite a while to come up with a vocal and lyric for this.
Check out Anne-Marie's voice oohs coming in at 1.35 and the Zane Carney realtrack coming in at 1.50!



Style is _JPDISCO.STY (J-Pop Disco )
1759:Bass, Electric, Pop16ths Ev 085
2275:Synth, Rhythm DiscoElPianoA-B Ev 120
2281:Synth, Rhythm DiscoSynthGuitDelayA-B Ev 120
2273:Synth, Rhythm DiscoDigiBell Ev 120
680:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm RockBritSoulful Ev 085
1256:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm PopShiningGritty Ev 120
RealDrums: Soul70sEv16^1-a:ClsdHHtSn, b:BusyBss
Lead Guitar: Me (Squier Affinity Strat)


It's a strange and sweet delight
I saw you craving for that fame
It's the loneliness that drives you
It's the hurt from deep within
But you burning all your bridges on your way

Oh you lied to me
Just when you ran to me
You thought I was a breeze just given me that look
As of now you're just one step from your goal

You'd call my name
You'd wonder where you'll be, you said
If it weren't for you, I won't get very far
But just be careful now, it's getting away from you

Never in it for the love
Never in it for how hard I fell for you
It was no more than one step on your way

Dear you lied to me
And why'd I let that be
You thought I was a breeze just given me that look
Yes you must have been one step from your goal

You'd call my name
You'd wonder where you'll be, you said
If it weren't for you, I won't get very far
And let me tell you now, it's getting away from you

You will call my name you will wonder where I'll be
You said, if it weren't for you I won't get very far
But let me tell you now, it's getting away from you

When you falter and when you finally fall
Just look up and see I won't be very far
Just remember well
I moving away from you
We are Rob Meulman and Anne-Marie Bovenkamp from The Netherlands.

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#460282 - 03/03/18 09:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
PeterF Offline

Registered: 12/06/03
Posts: 1933
Loc: Sydney Australia

Impeccable production,your usual superb vocals and arrangement and some very nice guitar playing.


#460294 - 03/04/18 12:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
jannesan Offline

Registered: 11/29/06
Posts: 628
Loc: Finland
Very nice peacefully flowing tune, some 80's soft rock vibes, I like the passage just before the chorus. Good arrangement and mix, and vocals are great as always.


#460313 - 03/04/18 03:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
BlueAttitude Offline

Registered: 11/30/07
Posts: 1191
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Great intro! Love your vocals, such great tone, and nice to hear you play some guitar too!

Totally pro job on the mix. Really good, Rob, enjoyed the listen!

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#460314 - 03/04/18 03:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
Charlie Fogle Offline

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 4230
Loc: South Carolina
Classic RnAM. This is so good on every level. The BGV's and guitar are awesome and your vocals are spot on. Great mix and arrangement. Enjoyed this one a lot.
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#460333 - 03/04/18 04:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
tommyad Offline

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 2648
Loc: Florida
Rob, That lead guitar you played was a great addition to this well put together song. You should do that more often. Great vocals and a spot on mix. Super hook line. The rhythm of the words flows so well. Enjoyed it a lot, Tom

#460391 - 03/04/18 11:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
Robertkc Offline

Registered: 06/09/16
Posts: 1296
Rob & Anne-Marie,
There`s always a professional shine to your music and this is another fine production (cool to hear you play lead guitar!).
For me its your emotive vocal that`s takes this above the crowd - very well done.


#460406 - 03/04/18 12:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
VideoTrack Online   content

Registered: 06/05/12
Posts: 7883
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Rob and Anne-Marie,

You always deliver quality material.

This is no exception. First class, all the way.

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#460452 - 03/04/18 01:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
Ember - PG Music Offline
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Registered: 06/19/17
Posts: 474
Loc: Victoria, BC
This song feels so melancholic. This was a really lovely piece. This song has such a professional quality to it. I could definitely imagine it playing on the radio in the late 80s or the 90s. Really fantastic job here.

#460480 - 03/04/18 04:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
LPman Offline

Registered: 04/09/14
Posts: 236
Loc: Montréal Quebec Canada

Outstanding, your voice sounds like "Rocky" Eye of the tiger. Well structured song... very professional. Well done!
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#460511 - 03/04/18 09:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
Al-David Offline

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 2734
Loc: Alabama, USA
Hi Ron & Anne-Marie,

Excellent! This has such a professional sound. the mix is wonderful and your vocal shines. Anne-Marie's harmony is a perfect blend with your lead vocal. o nice to hear you on guitar - sounded great!

Super song and listen. Great!

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#460587 - 03/05/18 06:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
floyd jane Offline

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 5606
Loc: Florida
Rob & Anne-Marie,

A great listen - as always. Terrific vocals.

Cool opening. Nice guitar work!


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#460593 - 03/05/18 07:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
cliftond Offline

Registered: 12/23/17
Posts: 80
Loc: Alabama
enjoyed the song excellent lyrics, vocal and production!!

#460617 - 03/05/18 08:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
Deryk - PG Music Offline
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Registered: 02/15/17
Posts: 793
Wow - what a tune! Your vocal performance here is truly outstanding. I can't get over how professionally done this sounds. I wouldn't bat an eyelash hearing this on the radio, not one bit.

You did a truly great job here - thanks so much for sharing smile

#460679 - 03/05/18 01:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: It's getting away from you [Re: RnAM]
Rob4580 Offline

Registered: 01/28/12
Posts: 1974
Loc: Murgon Queensland Australia
Hi guys. Your tracks always have such a professional polish and character.
Good story line. I really enjoyed the bridge. Thanks for listing.

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