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#252911 - 06/06/14 07:02 PM [User Showcase] Marianne
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This song is about my (Anne-Marie's) sister who died recently.
Although her cancer was cured she suffered from some terrible side effects. She decided not to go on. Although understandable her decision came as a shock to us all.
Composing this song for her, helped accepting it.

Marianne

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#252922 - 06/06/14 08:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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First I am so sorry for your loss - such a hard thing to face.

The song and video are both absolutely beautiful. So moving.

Well done.


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#252931 - 06/06/14 09:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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WOW what a great tribute!

I really liked your arrangement, vocals, and especially the lyrics. I was drawn in right from the start!
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#252953 - 06/07/14 02:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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My condolences to the family, great tribute song; thanks for sharing!
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#252957 - 06/07/14 04:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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Hi, R & AM !


I am so sorry for your great loss !
I lost my brother and later my wife to cancer
what a horrible disease ! This is a very nice
tribute indeed and so well performed !


Dani

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#252979 - 06/07/14 09:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: Sundance]
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Hi Rob and Anne-Marie,
Originally Posted By: Sundance
First I am so sorry for your loss - such a hard thing to face.
The song and video are both absolutely beautiful. So moving.
Well done.

Couldn't say it better.

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#252986 - 06/07/14 10:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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Rob & Anne-Marie, I am so sorry for your loss. Wonderful tribute that will live on. Beautiful vocals. Well written. Thanks for sharing. Tom

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#253028 - 06/07/14 03:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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Very sorry to hear about your sister. This is really a lovely song. Thanks for sharing it. Take care. Greg

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#253033 - 06/07/14 04:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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Anne-Marie & Rob,

Beautiful, beautiful. And totally heartbreaking.
So sorry for your loss.

floyd

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#253034 - 06/07/14 04:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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A wonderful and obviously heartfelt tribute that is also finely crafted.

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#253055 - 06/07/14 07:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: Sundance]
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Hello Josie,

Thanks for your very kind response.
We're glad that Biab enables us to express these feelings in a musical way.

Regards,
R & AM
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#253057 - 06/07/14 07:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: MarioD]
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Thanks Mario,
A tribute.... that's exactly what the song was meant to be.
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#253058 - 06/07/14 08:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: PgFantastic]
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Thanks PG, also for the Psalm.
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#253059 - 06/07/14 08:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: dani48]
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Hi Dani.

Thanks for your kind response.
We hope you will also find comfort in creating music.

Regards,
R & AM
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#253071 - 06/07/14 08:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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Rob and Anne-Marie,

So very sorry to hear of your loss. This song is a beautiful as I'm sure she was. People pass on but what they leave behind lives on and it's obvious she left a lot of warmth and love behind. A simply gorgeous song that further embellishes the time you had with her and the precious memories she scattered about. Beautifully done!

Alan & Di
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#253131 - 06/08/14 10:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Anne-Marie & Rob,

Beautiful, beautiful. And totally heartbreaking.
So sorry for your loss.

floyd


Yes.

Wonderful tribute and production. And your vocals, the harmonies, perfect.

My condolences.
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#253178 - 06/08/14 06:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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A very touching and well done tribute. Love the harmonies and the video is spot on. Thanks. Cheers.
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#253245 - 06/09/14 12:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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Wow... cool tune on a difficult subject.

I have 2 songs on my site that were inspired by folks who had cancer... one is recovered and the other passed on.

It's probably the hardest kind of song to write. But as you pointed out, it can be cathartic.
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#253260 - 06/09/14 04:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Thanks Herb,
Yes it can be cathartic.
We already listened to some songs on your website, which two songs are you referring to?

Regards
R & AM
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#253450 - 06/11/14 10:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: Marianne [Re: RnAM]
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Wow, where to start? My condolences on your loss. Your production here is so good, everything stands out like you were in my living room performing live. I love that you went with such a simple arrangement. Just so well done. And I'm a big fan of your videos and this one is no exception. Marianne's photo at the end is beautiful and haunting with the music you have written for her.

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