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#254120 - 06/19/14 09:20 AM [User Showcase] Northward Bound
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Well, hi friends !
I found this old tune of mine from
back in 1992 and tried to convert
it to BIAB. :)) The song is written
when abroad, longing back to
the green green grass of home !:))

http://app.box.com/s/jln4uggmzhinzln7yol6


Style: SALSAROS.STY - Latin Cuban Salsa

Bass: 36 Fretless Elec Bass
Piano: 1 AC Piano
Drums: RD Salsa, Hihat , Ride
Guitar: 26 AC Guitar
Strings: 62 Brass Section
Soloist: 51 Synth Strings 1

Recorded to mixcraft 6 on my laptop
Vocals recorded thru zoom h4n

Lyrics:

NORTHWARD BOUND (by Dani)

Home,
take me the long way home
under the Northern sky
that´s where I wanna be
breathin´the air so free

Home,
take me the long way home
where the winter is cold
home to the snowy ground
yes, I am Northward bound

I,
long for the Northern Light
shinin´bright
all over the sky in the Northern night

Home,
take me the long way home
to the only place
I wanna spend my days
in the hot summer haze

Home,
take me the long way home
under the Northern sky
that´s where I wanna live
that´s where I wanna die

I,
long for the Northern Light
shinin´bright
all over the sky in the Northern night

shinin´so bright, (repeat )

©Dani Lindroos 1992


Edited by dani48 (06/20/14 09:30 AM)

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#254128 - 06/19/14 10:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Great Bright feel Dani
Like the lyrics too
You've put this together really well, thanks
Cheers
Trevor
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#254132 - 06/19/14 12:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Hi Dani,

nice song and nice harmonies.
Have you really got a hot summer haze in Finland?
Enjoyed it a lot as always.

Guenter
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#254135 - 06/19/14 02:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Hi Dani,

Love the feel and arrangement of your song - reminds of sitting on a train ride through the Rockies. Did you sing the lower part too?

Thanks for sharing,
Ray
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#254138 - 06/19/14 03:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Dani,

Nice! Cool song. Nice instrumentation. The Brass sounds really good.
Good mix all around - and nice vocals and harmonies.

Terrific job.

floyd
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#254155 - 06/19/14 09:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Good job Dani. I enjoyed your song.

Charlie
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#254177 - 06/20/14 05:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: VideoTrack]
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Well, Trevor..

Thank you so much for your most kind words !:))
I could not really find a good replacement
for the rhytm we used on the record back in 1992
but I think I came pretty close after all !

Cheers
Dani

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#254178 - 06/20/14 05:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: boehm]
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Hi, Guenter, my ol´friend !:))

Thank you for your most kind words.
Up here we can have summers that
are very hot but it can also be
the opposite ! It all depends on the Siberian
Highs and how they build up and how far
westwards they will push !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#254179 - 06/20/14 05:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: Sonny Ray]
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Hi, Sonny :))

I am very glad you liked the feel
of the tune ! It really is about
longing to return home after a
faraway trip abroad:))

Yes, I did sing all vocals on this
track:))

Cheers
Dani

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#254180 - 06/20/14 05:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: floyd jane]
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Hi, Floyd !:))

You are all too kind with
this old crooner, but he
appreciates your most kind
words truly much !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#254181 - 06/20/14 05:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Hi, Charlie !:))


I do thank you for your
most kind comment !:))


Cheers
Dani

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#254268 - 06/20/14 09:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Hi Dani,

What a pretty song. I like it a lot. I could visualize the northern lights - home sounds like a wonderful place.


Josie

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#254269 - 06/20/14 09:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Hi Dani. A real travelling feel to this one. Cheers.
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#254270 - 06/20/14 09:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Ya, i want to go home there now, and i've never been! I likethat beat, like another user mentioned, riding a train moving forward. Nice choice and ideas/imagery. Patrick

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#254285 - 06/20/14 11:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Good stuff, Dani! Very nice listen, indeed! Congrats!
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#254304 - 06/21/14 05:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: dani48]
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Hi Dani ...

If you've ever posted a bad song, we've not heard it. Another great song and performance. it's always a pleasure to listen to you! Love the drums! Thanks for a terrific listen!

Alan & Di
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#254341 - 06/21/14 11:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: Sundance]
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Hi, Josie !:))

Thank you my friend for
your most kind words !:))
Yes, home is not as bad
and cold as one might think,
summers up here can be
very warm indeed (depending
mostly on how far the Siberian highs
push westwards !:))
Midsummer over here is almost
magical with never ending daylight
and lighted up bonfires all along the coastline !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#254342 - 06/21/14 11:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: RichMac]
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Hi, Rich !:))


Thank you so much for your
kind words ! Yes,I did not
search for a style with
that rolling train feeling,
but you can in fact imagine
a train pushing Northward here !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#254344 - 06/21/14 12:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: PatrickH]
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Hi, Patrick !:))


Thank you so much for
your kind words !:))
Our summer nights are
truly magical especially
at midsummer when we lit
bonfires all along the
coastline to go with the
never ending daylight !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#254345 - 06/21/14 12:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Northward Bound [Re: MikeK]
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Hi, Mike !

Thank you so much for
your encouraging words
truly much appreciated !:))


Cheers
Dani

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