I Think I've Got It In Me

Posted by: floyd jane

I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/13/21 12:34 PM

Another love song.


I THINK I'VE GOT IT IN ME

you're tired of broken promises
tired of playing games
you're tired of bad excuses
tired of someone laying blame
where is the love
you've looked for all these years
a hundred failed relationships
a million tragic tears
   
   i think i've got it in me
   to be the man you're looking for
   your knight in shining armor
   your conquering matador
   someone you can rely on
   who will always be there
   at the drop of a hat
   anytime anywhere
   you long to find a heart
   that will stay true for eternity
   i think
   i've got it
   in me

stories of prince charming
you never can forget
arthur and guinevere
romeo and juliet
love written in the stars
and poetry and prose
fairy tale princesses
the dreams that you held close
   
   i think i've got it in me...






The BAND:

RealTracks in style: ~701:Bass, Electric, PopHalfNotesSync Ev 085
RealTracks in style: 1728:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm PopBalladJohn Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 1814:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking CelticAir Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 1856:Cello, Background PopCountry Ev 085
RealDrums [in style:NashvillePop16^4-a:SideStick, HiHat , b:Snare, Hihat

Me: acoustic guitar, strings, vocal, harmony, art work


Thanks for listening.
Comments of any kind encouraged.


fj
Posted by: musician17

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/13/21 02:41 PM

Comments of any kind, you say? Well, here's one: you're a freaking genius (excuse my language).

This is far and away one of the most beautiful songs I've heard on here. You and a couple of others so-called miscreants on here create like there's no tomorrow. Come to think of it, the standard's incredibly high on here, but you're one of the few that are at the top of the very top. Why? Because you know how to speak to people when you write and you sing. No nonsense, no beating around the bush, no complicating things. You speak to hearts when you sing. And that's pretty unbelievable - many of us wish we could do the same. Bravo.
Posted by: HearToLearn

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/13/21 03:09 PM

I'm going to go a different way with my comments this time. All the "typical" applies to every aspect of the song. At this point, I expect nothing less. smile

I know it's thrown around in the forums a fair amount to say "radio ready" but I am someone who does not say that often. It's not that I don't think a song or production isn't good enough to make it on the air. It's that, typically the songs aren't written to work with radio...so they don't.

I love it when a song comes together to THIS extent. I would say, in my opinion, without any hesitation "radio ready."

It's a beautiful song, written and produced REALLY well...all within 3 minutes.

Well done sir! I'm glad this song is in the showcase!
Posted by: PeterF

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/13/21 03:37 PM

floyd

Just lovely. Nice acoustic playing and recording by the way.

Excellent vocal, relatable lyric, superb production and great writing.

Hope that covers it!

Peter
Posted by: Scott C

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/13/21 04:03 PM

Really cool intro Floyd. Loved the vocal and lyric. Another first class tune. Also love how you produce your songs. Well done.
Posted by: Guitarhacker

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/13/21 04:55 PM

Damn fine job sir.

( Tips my hat )
Posted by: Rustyspoon#

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/13/21 07:19 PM

FJ,
Fantastic lyrics on this tune! Nice guitar work. Vocals and phrasing are perfect. Very crisp mix, brings all that acoustic character upfront. Enjoyed it! Thank you for sharing.

Misha.
Posted by: Deej56

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/13/21 07:41 PM

Floyd,

This is classic . . . beautifully written tune, excellent production, compelling vocal . . . all of it. I could say one of your best . . . but pretty much every tune you do falls into that category. Really like that second verse—such stellar writing. Wonderfully wrought piece of work here, Floyd. Brilliant!

My very best to you,

Deej
Posted by: jptjptjpt

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/13/21 08:40 PM

Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Another love song.
fj


Nope, it's another lovely, well written, well produced, well played, and well sung love song. And nice mixing in your playing with the band. Sounds great.
Posted by: rayc

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/14/21 12:41 AM

Having haunted this forum for a couple of years now I know that when I hear your voice I'll be hearing a fabulous song.
More often than not a heart worn or heart sworn ballads of aged sincerity.
This is no exception fj.
The narrative is unsullied, the phrasing is uncluttered and the honesty is unmistakeable.
Loved it.
Posted by: BlueAttitude

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/14/21 01:33 AM

Yes, a love song. But much more than your typical, run of the mill love song smile

Love your vocal as always, and the harmonies are especially impressive.

And of course the production is always a pleasure, listened on both the 'phones and KRK's.

Good song, and nice artwork too!
Posted by: rsdean

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/14/21 02:23 AM

Floyd,

Impressive beyond words...

Sounds like a single from an upcoming album.

"stories of prince charming
you never can forget
arthur and guinevere
romeo and juliet
love written in the stars
and poetry and prose
fairy tale princesses
the dreams that you held close"

Wow - very nice!

Bob
Posted by: Charlie Fogle

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/14/21 05:56 AM

<< It's that, typically the songs aren't written to work with radio...so they don't.

I love it when a song comes together to THIS extent. I would say, in my opinion, without any hesitation "radio ready." >>

<< Sounds like a single from an upcoming album. >>

I see this as the fifth song from an album that produced four hit singles. It's that one on the album that you skip those four hits and jump straight to your favorite song on the album. You can't hear enough.

Great song. Great job all around.
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/14/21 10:52 AM

Originally Posted By: musician17
Comments of any kind, you say? Well, here's one: you're a freaking genius (excuse my language).

This is far and away one of the most beautiful songs I've heard on here. You and a couple of others so-called miscreants on here create like there's no tomorrow. Come to think of it, the standard's incredibly high on here, but you're one of the few that are at the top of the very top. Why? Because you know how to speak to people when you write and you sing. No nonsense, no beating around the bush, no complicating things. You speak to hearts when you sing. And that's pretty unbelievable - many of us wish we could do the same. Bravo.


Not sure I could ask for nicer comments than that, James... Thanks!!
Posted by: Derochette

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/14/21 11:53 AM

Hi Floyd Jane,

Very soft composition with catchy lyrics. The orchestration is very pleasant. Nice combination between realtracks and instruments played by you. In addition, your voice transcribes all your emotions and that's good. Well done.

Kindly regard
Derochette
alias JaniJackFlash
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/15/21 07:13 AM

Originally Posted By: HearToLearn
I'm going to go a different way with my comments this time. All the "typical" applies to every aspect of the song. At this point, I expect nothing less. smile

I like "different". I'm trying to get there myself these days smile

Quote:

I know it's thrown around in the forums a fair amount to say "radio ready" but I am someone who does not say that often. It's not that I don't think a song or production isn't good enough to make it on the air. It's that, typically the songs aren't written to work with radio...so they don't.

I love it when a song comes together to THIS extent. I would say, in my opinion, without any hesitation "radio ready."

Coming from you, that does mean a lot to me... I spent years writing aiming at radio. I don't do that so much these days, but it is likely still reflected in the way I write (hopefully that is, overall, a good thing...)

Quote:

It's a beautiful song, written and produced REALLY well...all within 3 minutes.

Well done sir! I'm glad this song is in the showcase!

Thanks! I always enjoy hearing your thoughts on the Showcase songs... (and would love to see you post more yourself!!)
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/15/21 12:28 PM

Originally Posted By: PeterF
floyd

Just lovely. Nice acoustic playing and recording by the way.

Excellent vocal, relatable lyric, superb production and great writing.

Hope that covers it!

Peter


I think that DOES cover it! smile Thanks, Peter!!
Posted by: vicarn

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/15/21 02:08 PM

You are the master of love songs Floyd.

Vic
Posted by: TuneMonger

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/15/21 04:08 PM

Another great one that gives us all an idea of what to aspire to musically. Nice progression and always that fantastic vocal that is as good as anyone performing today. Thanks!!
Posted by: CaptainMoto

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/15/21 05:17 PM

Another love song...........another winner!!!

As always, great write well produced and fantastic vocals.

moto
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/16/21 03:45 AM

Originally Posted By: Scott C
Really cool intro Floyd. Loved the vocal and lyric. Another first class tune. Also love how you produce your songs. Well done.


Thanks, Scott... I appreciate that...


Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker
Damn fine job sir.

( Tips my hat )



A nice way to put that. Thanks, Herb...
Posted by: 90 dB

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/16/21 07:59 AM

This is simply exquisite.


i think i've got it in me
to be the man you're looking for
your knight in shining armor
your conquering matador
someone you can rely on
who will always be there
at the drop of a hat
anytime anywhere
you long to find a heart
that will stay true for eternity
i think
i've got it
in me



Breathtaking writing.

Regards,

Lefty
Posted by: edshaw

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/16/21 09:01 AM

Exceptional, even for a Floyd Jane. You cut through so many layers to reach eternal truths and express them in a way a child would understand. Scrolling through the comments, it is plain that you are reaching people in very meaningful ways. Here, you've set the bar for what a man can be.
Posted by: Janice & Bud

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/16/21 12:35 PM

"stories of prince charming
you never can forget
arthur and guinevere
romeo and juliet
love written in the stars
and poetry and prose
fairy tale princesses
the dreams that you held close"

That gave Janice (a born romantic) the "dreamy look" smile

We rarely quote another review but man did Rayc ever NAIL it.

Your acoustic guitar and the cello sounded so good and the mix is nice and open.

As always, the lead and harmony vocal were sublime and Janice was singing along
with you too!

And we always enjoy seeing your artwork.

Excellent!

J&B
Posted by: Ezekiel's Storm

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/16/21 04:54 PM

I just want to call my wife over and start slow dancing. This is one of those songs.

Beautifully done. I like the start with the gentle acoustic in the first half of the song and the build with the band in the latter half.
Posted by: animarorecords

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/16/21 10:26 PM

floyd,

Very nice acoustic guitar work.
Superb vocals and harmonies.
It's wonderful that the song gradually gets excited.
Beautiful song.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/17/21 02:20 AM

Originally Posted By: Rustyspoon#
FJ,
Fantastic lyrics on this tune! Nice guitar work. Vocals and phrasing are perfect. Very crisp mix, brings all that acoustic character upfront. Enjoyed it! Thank you for sharing.

Misha.


Thanks, Misha...


Originally Posted By: Deej56
Floyd,

This is classic . . . beautifully written tune, excellent production, compelling vocal . . . all of it. I could say one of your best . . . but pretty much every tune you do falls into that category. Really like that second verse—such stellar writing. Wonderfully wrought piece of work here, Floyd. Brilliant!

My very best to you,

Deej


Nice of you to say, Deej....

Originally Posted By: jptjptjpt
Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Another love song.
fj


Nope, it's another lovely, well written, well produced, well played, and well sung love song. And nice mixing in your playing with the band. Sounds great.


Thanks, jpt3
Posted by: dcuny

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/17/21 06:49 PM

Late to this game, so I have an excuse for not using fresh adjectives.

There isn't any part of this song I don't like.

OK, that's not entirely true. I was listening to the bass part the second or third time through, and wondering if was you or BiaB, when at 0:34 it jumps up an octave and leaves the low end wanting. And at 0:26, the DI guitar pluck is a touch too loud, and there's a bit of a pop.

Whew. Glad to get that off my chest. wink

The handcrafted bits are seamlessly woven in with BiaB. The nylon guitar riffs are perfect, and I love what you do with the strings - just enough motion to make them convincing, but not so busy they call attention away from the song. I'd have been convinced you weren't using BiaB drums, if it wasn't for the tom fill.

As usual, your mix is nice and transparent - which makes all the lovely details apparent.

Great write - everything leads nicely to the chorus, which doesn't disappoint.

And your singing? Fantastic as always. Especially after I've been listening to robots singing all day. laugh
Posted by: Tangmo

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/20/21 08:04 PM

Really nice. You're singing my heart here. I listened hard to your chord changes here. Very effective "close together" under one couplet and "Far apart" in the other where the mood of the words changes as well. Anyway...just something to notice that doesn't really call attention to itself, but carries the emotion very well. What can I say about band, production and voice that hasn't been said. A real pleasure and joy to listen to.
Posted by: Greg Johnson

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/22/21 05:55 PM

BEAUTIFUL!!!!! Such a great song!!! Such a great lyric!!! I love simple messages which come with such sincerity that they just knock you on your [*****]!!! This is one of those special songs!!!!! Your vocal is beautifully sung and processed!! AWESOME Job my friend!!! Take care. Greg
Posted by: Ronnie Fields

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/23/21 06:57 AM

Wow, I can echo what others are saying, what a beautiful song. If any song was ever radio ready as they say, this one is it. I love the stereo mix, I have a nice set of headphones and even the panning of the drums was spectacular.
Posted by: Robertkc

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/23/21 04:00 PM

Floyd,
This is a beauty; meditative at the start moving into the passion the subject needs on that rising chorus.
Fine,fine songwriting, performance and production.

Robert
Posted by: robsmusic

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/23/21 06:27 PM

Beautiful!

great songwriting!

So..., i'm listening,...and the song is really good,... then the strings come in ,..... and that really takes it up to the next level!

well done!

-rob
Posted by: BabuMusic

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/24/21 07:08 AM

Originally Posted By: musician17
Comments of any kind, you say? Well, here's one: you're a freaking genius (excuse my language).

This is far and away one of the most beautiful songs I've heard on here. You and a couple of others so-called miscreants on here create like there's no tomorrow. Come to think of it, the standard's incredibly high on here, but you're one of the few that are at the top of the very top. Why? Because you know how to speak to people when you write and you sing. No nonsense, no beating around the bush, no complicating things. You speak to hearts when you sing. And that's pretty unbelievable - many of us wish we could do the same. Bravo.


Well said, musician17!! Floyd, James speaks for me here. Chills. Wait, when the final sustain hit came, I finally have some constructive criticism. That guitar sustain is too long, man. Oh, man, I feel so good --like I just saw the S through Superman's white shirt.
Posted by: trapper456

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/25/21 08:46 PM

You never disappoint, I love it.
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/26/21 12:36 PM

Originally Posted By: rayc
Having haunted this forum for a couple of years now I know that when I hear your voice I'll be hearing a fabulous song.
More often than not a heart worn or heart sworn ballads of aged sincerity.
This is no exception fj.
The narrative is unsullied, the phrasing is uncluttered and the honesty is unmistakeable.
Loved it.


ray - thanks for that very nice review!!



Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Yes, a love song. But much more than your typical, run of the mill love song smile

Love your vocal as always, and the harmonies are especially impressive.

And of course the production is always a pleasure, listened on both the 'phones and KRK's.

Good song, and nice artwork too!


Thanks, Dave!! (and thanks for mentioning the artwork, too... I decided it was better than grabbing photos off the internet smile )
Posted by: Steve Young

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/26/21 01:34 PM

Wow, this one is good! I have been out for a long while, as my wife has been very ill, and I have just simply overwhelmed.

I was able to check back in today, and as soon I saw your name on this one, I knew I was going to be in for a treat.

This one gives me chills. The arrangement is impeccable, and your vocals always shine. The write on this is as good as it gets.

So glad I was able to get here and give this a listen!

Steve
Posted by: David Snyder

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/26/21 05:12 PM



Great!

You definitely have it in your man.

Excellent arrangement, nice strings!

Gorgeous.
Posted by: bluage

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/26/21 08:23 PM

Mr. Jane...

I haven't listened to all of the songs you've posted to the User's Forum, but I've listened to enough of them to appreciate the craft and emotion that you put into them.

There something about this song that lifts it above your body of work. Your sensitive lyrics and the quietly reassuring music seem to describe a man who, perhaps, has shed all of his youthful insecurities about his relationships with women and, 'seeing the light' at last, commits to becoming the other, and better man he's always wanted to be. No longer hiding behind the facade of being a swaggering, selfish lady-killer, but willing himself to be a true lover and protector. As user's forum member 'edshaw' so powerfully and simply observed, "Here, you've set the bar for what a man can be."

No doubt such a man could be the kind of guy that most women believe they would only meet in a dream, but your song, and particularly the title, 'I Think I've Got It In Me', suggests that a man could actually choose to make that dream a reality when he's lived long enough to come to understand that he's got to give away freely that which he wants to receive.

You sing your lyrics as though you are offering pieces of your yielding heart. I'm certain there would be a lot of takers.
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/27/21 10:22 AM

Originally Posted By: rsdean
Floyd,

Impressive beyond words...

Sounds like a single from an upcoming album.

"stories of prince charming
you never can forget
arthur and guinevere
romeo and juliet
love written in the stars
and poetry and prose
fairy tale princesses
the dreams that you held close"

Wow - very nice!

Bob


Very much appreciated, Bob. Thanks!!
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/28/21 12:53 PM

Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
<< It's that, typically the songs aren't written to work with radio...so they don't.

I love it when a song comes together to THIS extent. I would say, in my opinion, without any hesitation "radio ready." >>

<< Sounds like a single from an upcoming album. >>

I see this as the fifth song from an album that produced four hit singles. It's that one on the album that you skip those four hits and jump straight to your favorite song on the album. You can't hear enough.

Great song. Great job all around.



Charlie - thanks for another nice set of comments!


Originally Posted By: Derochette
Hi Floyd Jane,

Very soft composition with catchy lyrics. The orchestration is very pleasant. Nice combination between realtracks and instruments played by you. In addition, your voice transcribes all your emotions and that's good. Well done.

Kindly regard
Derochette
alias JaniJackFlash


Thanks you, Derochette...



Originally Posted By: vicarn
You are the master of love songs Floyd.

Vic


Thanks, Vic.
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/30/21 08:20 AM

Originally Posted By: TuneMonger
Another great one that gives us all an idea of what to aspire to musically. Nice progression and always that fantastic vocal that is as good as anyone performing today. Thanks!!


TM - Thanks for that short, but VERY sweet review!! Very much appreciated!!


Originally Posted By: CaptainMoto
Another love song...........another winner!!!

As always, great write well produced and fantastic vocals.

moto


Thanks, moto!!
Posted by: F.M.M.

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/30/21 08:27 AM

Another awesome production really great work!! what can I say love songs Eric
Posted by: Leon1

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 04/30/21 08:43 PM

Hi Floyd.
It's all been said already and all the plaudits are well deserved, so I'll just add that it's no easy feat to convey sincerity in a love song without coming across as mawkish, but you always do it so well.
Regards,
Leon
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 05/01/21 09:14 AM

Originally Posted By: 90 dB
This is simply exquisite.


i think i've got it in me
to be the man you're looking for
your knight in shining armor
your conquering matador
someone you can rely on
who will always be there
at the drop of a hat
anytime anywhere
you long to find a heart
that will stay true for eternity
i think
i've got it
in me



Breathtaking writing.

Regards,

Lefty


Bob - Coming from guy who TRULY KNOWS how to write a good song...that means a lot to me!!! Thanks for that....
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 05/02/21 09:54 AM

Originally Posted By: edshaw
Exceptional, even for a Floyd Jane. You cut through so many layers to reach eternal truths and express them in a way a child would understand. Scrolling through the comments, it is plain that you are reaching people in very meaningful ways. Here, you've set the bar for what a man can be.


Thanks, Ed...


Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
"stories of prince charming
you never can forget
arthur and guinevere
romeo and juliet
love written in the stars
and poetry and prose
fairy tale princesses
the dreams that you held close"

That gave Janice (a born romantic) the "dreamy look" smile

We rarely quote another review but man did Rayc ever NAIL it.

Your acoustic guitar and the cello sounded so good and the mix is nice and open.

As always, the lead and harmony vocal were sublime and Janice was singing along
with you too!

And we always enjoy seeing your artwork.

Excellent!

J&B


Mr. & Mrs. Dreamy... Thanks!! smile



Originally Posted By: Ezekiel's Storm
I just want to call my wife over and start slow dancing. This is one of those songs.

Beautifully done. I like the start with the gentle acoustic in the first half of the song and the build with the band in the latter half.


Thanks, Scott...


Originally Posted By: animarorecords
floyd,

Very nice acoustic guitar work.
Superb vocals and harmonies.
It's wonderful that the song gradually gets excited.
Beautiful song.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi


Shigeki Adachi - thanks for dropping by for a listen....
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 05/03/21 07:23 AM

Originally Posted By: dcuny
Late to this game, so I have an excuse for not using fresh adjectives.

There isn't any part of this song I don't like.

Always a nice thing to hear!!

Quote:

OK, that's not entirely true. I was listening to the bass part the second or third time through, and wondering if was you or BiaB, when at 0:34 it jumps up an octave and leaves the low end wanting. And at 0:26, the DI guitar pluck is a touch too loud, and there's a bit of a pop.

Whew. Glad to get that off my chest. wink

I've called the bass player in for "a talk"... smile

Quote:

The handcrafted bits are seamlessly woven in with BiaB. The nylon guitar riffs are perfect, and I love what you do with the strings - just enough motion to make them convincing, but not so busy they call attention away from the song. I'd have been convinced you weren't using BiaB drums, if it wasn't for the tom fill.

As usual, your mix is nice and transparent - which makes all the lovely details apparent.

Also nice to hear...

Quote:

Great write - everything leads nicely to the chorus, which doesn't disappoint.

Thanks!!

Quote:

And your singing? Fantastic as always. Especially after I've been listening to robots singing all day. laugh

smile smile smile
Posted by: MarioD

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 05/03/21 01:28 PM

Floyd, all I can say is you have written another masterpiece that you perfectly sang. You are a very masterful wordsmith and musician.
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 05/04/21 06:29 AM

Originally Posted By: Tangmo
Really nice. You're singing my heart here. I listened hard to your chord changes here. Very effective "close together" under one couplet and "Far apart" in the other where the mood of the words changes as well. Anyway...just something to notice that doesn't really call attention to itself, but carries the emotion very well. What can I say about band, production and voice that hasn't been said. A real pleasure and joy to listen to.


Thanks, Tangmo. I always appreciate your careful listen and thoughtful, insightful comments...


Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
BEAUTIFUL!!!!! Such a great song!!! Such a great lyric!!! I love simple messages which come with such sincerity that they just knock you on your [*****]!!! This is one of those special songs!!!!! Your vocal is beautifully sung and processed!! AWESOME Job my friend!!! Take care. Greg


Greg - really appreciate such a fine review coming from you... thanks!!
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 05/05/21 07:10 AM

Originally Posted By: Ronnie Fields
Wow, I can echo what others are saying, what a beautiful song. If any song was ever radio ready as they say, this one is it. I love the stereo mix, I have a nice set of headphones and even the panning of the drums was spectacular.


Thanks a bunch, Ronnie...


Originally Posted By: Robertkc
Floyd,
This is a beauty; meditative at the start moving into the passion the subject needs on that rising chorus.
Fine,fine songwriting, performance and production.

Robert


Thanks, as always, Robert...


Originally Posted By: robsmusic
Beautiful!

great songwriting!

So..., i'm listening,...and the song is really good,... then the strings come in ,..... and that really takes it up to the next level!

well done!

-rob


Thanks for stopping in for a listen, rob...


Originally Posted By: BabuMusic
Originally Posted By: musician17
Comments of any kind, you say? Well, here's one: you're a freaking genius (excuse my language).

This is far and away one of the most beautiful songs I've heard on here. You and a couple of others so-called miscreants on here create like there's no tomorrow. Come to think of it, the standard's incredibly high on here, but you're one of the few that are at the top of the very top. Why? Because you know how to speak to people when you write and you sing. No nonsense, no beating around the bush, no complicating things. You speak to hearts when you sing. And that's pretty unbelievable - many of us wish we could do the same. Bravo.


Well said, musician17!! Floyd, James speaks for me here. Chills. Wait, when the final sustain hit came, I finally have some constructive criticism. That guitar sustain is too long, man. Oh, man, I feel so good --like I just saw the S through Superman's white shirt.


smile - Thanks, Marty. Sustain, refrain, abstain... smile


Originally Posted By: trapper456
You never disappoint, I love it.


Thanks for having a listen, trapper...


Originally Posted By: Steve Young
Wow, this one is good! I have been out for a long while, as my wife has been very ill, and I have just simply overwhelmed.

I was able to check back in today, and as soon I saw your name on this one, I knew I was going to be in for a treat.

This one gives me chills. The arrangement is impeccable, and your vocals always shine. The write on this is as good as it gets.

So glad I was able to get here and give this a listen!

Steve


Steve - coming from you, that means a lot... thanks!!


Originally Posted By: David Snyder


Great!

You definitely have it in your man.

Excellent arrangement, nice strings!

Gorgeous.


Thank you, Mr. Snyder....
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: I Think I've Got It In Me - 05/05/21 10:54 AM

Originally Posted By: bluage
Mr. Jane...

I haven't listened to all of the songs you've posted to the User's Forum, but I've listened to enough of them to appreciate the craft and emotion that you put into them.

There something about this song that lifts it above your body of work. Your sensitive lyrics and the quietly reassuring music seem to describe a man who, perhaps, has shed all of his youthful insecurities about his relationships with women and, 'seeing the light' at last, commits to becoming the other, and better man he's always wanted to be. No longer hiding behind the facade of being a swaggering, selfish lady-killer, but willing himself to be a true lover and protector. As user's forum member 'edshaw' so powerfully and simply observed, "Here, you've set the bar for what a man can be."

No doubt such a man could be the kind of guy that most women believe they would only meet in a dream, but your song, and particularly the title, 'I Think I've Got It In Me', suggests that a man could actually choose to make that dream a reality when he's lived long enough to come to understand that he's got to give away freely that which he wants to receive.

You sing your lyrics as though you are offering pieces of your yielding heart. I'm certain there would be a lot of takers.


Loren - Thanks for the wonderful comments.....


Originally Posted By: F.M.M.
Another awesome production really great work!! what can I say love songs Eric


Thanks, Eric....


Originally Posted By: Leon1
Hi Floyd.
It's all been said already and all the plaudits are well deserved, so I'll just add that it's no easy feat to convey sincerity in a love song without coming across as mawkish, but you always do it so well.
Regards,
Leon


Appreciate it, Leon....


Originally Posted By: MarioD
Floyd, all I can say is you have written another masterpiece that you perfectly sang. You are a very masterful wordsmith and musician.


Thanks for stopping by, Mario...