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#208292 - 07/01/13 05:19 PM [User Showcase] Another Attempt [Just As The Sun Will Rise and Set]
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Thanks everyone for the feedback and tips on the song. I have tried to address most of them

I raised the overall volume of the mix
I brought down the fiddle and the drums, making vocs more understandable
I added more re verb to the vocal and instruments

Thanks to everyone who took the time to comment, please let me know how this version sounds.

Just As The Sun Will Rise and Set



The lyrics for this one were written by Alta Florence, I have permission for the song. The arrangement was done using all Band in a Box Real Tracks. The Style is CWALZPS Country Waltz with Pedal Steel:

The style instruments were:

Bass: 1123
Drums=Nashville Classic Waltz
Pedal Steel: 1298
Acoustic Guitar Strumming: 825
Finger Picking Acoustic Guitar: 823

I added to the melody and solo track
Fiddle: 1107
Mandolin solo: 2121
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#208310 - 07/01/13 08:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Another Attempt [Just As The Sun Will Rise and Set] [Re: PgFantastic]
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Hi Robert,

I listened to your previous version of this song and I have to say that in this version, your vocals are much clearer and the mix frames them very nicely.

This sounded good to my ears.

Regards,
Noel
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#208713 - 07/05/13 07:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Another Attempt [Just As The Sun Will Rise and Set] [Re: PgFantastic]
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Sounds good! You might want to bring the instrumentals a bit forward in the mix.

You emphasize the rhythm by breaking syllables on a lot of words ("thankful", "precious", "every", "very", "family"), and it fits the style well. Still, I would have liked the vowels held instead.

Nice work! smile
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