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#268151 - 11/12/14 04:33 AM [User Showcase] New Song 'Nowhere to run'
Registered: 12/11/09
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Loc: Chester, U. K
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A new song, all done with Band in a Box and mixed with Cubase. Just a few thoughts about the plight of a lot of people in our world.

https://soundcloud.com/royg1707/nowhere-to-run

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#268177 - 11/12/14 10:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: royg1707]
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Pat Marr Offline
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Roy,

for some reason Sound Cloud has not been working for me lately... I'll have to reserve comment until I can get it to work so I can hear your song...

update: I was able to listen on another computer

Sounds like you got your Cat Stevens on! I liked this song a lot!

You have a very commercial voice... tonality is right there, and you have vocal personality if that makes any sense

I like your choice of real tracks... especially the opening guitar. A lot of people post that info for future reference... when we hear something we like, that helps us find the cool track with a lot less work

My perception of the lyrics was generally positive, but it would be nice to see them written out so I don't have to remember the phrases I want to discuss a little more.

There were a couple of times when the harmony didn't line up with the chord I thought would be playing at that spot... I'll have to listen a few more times to get a better understanding of the chords.

Quick & dirty summary: cool song! Post more!

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#268199 - 11/12/14 03:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: royg1707]
Registered: 12/08/11
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Scott C Offline
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Excellent tune. Awesome message.. Well sung and played..
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#268205 - 11/12/14 03:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: royg1707]
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Nice song with the melody being a good match for the message. Thanks for posting.

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#268274 - 11/13/14 09:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: royg1707]
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Hi Roy,

nice tune and well sung. Pat is right with his Cat Stevens reference. Enjoyable listen.

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#268278 - 11/13/14 09:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: royg1707]
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Great listen with a fine
production all the way around!

If convenient we love to see
the RT lists and the lyric.

Kudos!

J&B
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#268310 - 11/13/14 03:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: royg1707]
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Roy,

This is very well done. Nice production and a very well recorded vocal. And well sung. Good mix.

Sort of classic folk song with a modern sound.

Nice! Enjoyable.

floyd

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#268325 - 11/13/14 03:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: royg1707]
Registered: 11/07/14
Posts: 111
Loc: North Bend, Oregon 97459
horsthartung Offline
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Hi Roy

Great song....I love protest songs...I've got a few of my own. Love your voice and harmonies and I agree you've got the Cat Stevens thing goin on....

Look forward from hearing from you...

Horst
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#268353 - 11/13/14 03:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: royg1707]
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Hi Roy,

A very good song. Well sung and the music's very good too.
Cat Stevens...? Mmmmm... I sometimes heard Johnny Cash.
Go on like this.

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#269786 - 11/23/14 03:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: Scott C]
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Loc: Chester, U. K
royg1707 Offline
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Thanks for the kind comments.

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#269787 - 11/23/14 03:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: Pat Marr]
Registered: 12/11/09
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royg1707 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/09
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Thanks again, I will take you comments on board and try to sort it next time.

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#269788 - 11/23/14 03:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: Charlie Fogle]
Registered: 12/11/09
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Loc: Chester, U. K
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Glad you liked it, thanks.

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#269789 - 11/23/14 03:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: boehm]
Registered: 12/11/09
Posts: 57
Loc: Chester, U. K
royg1707 Offline
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Thank you, much appreciated.

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#269790 - 11/23/14 03:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 12/11/09
Posts: 57
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royg1707 Offline
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Thank you, will add lyrics next time.

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#269791 - 11/23/14 03:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: floyd jane]
Registered: 12/11/09
Posts: 57
Loc: Chester, U. K
royg1707 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/09
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Thank you for the comments, I do like your songs also.

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#269792 - 11/23/14 03:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: horsthartung]
Registered: 12/11/09
Posts: 57
Loc: Chester, U. K
royg1707 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/09
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Thank you, not sure about the Cat Stevens link, but great to hear your comments.

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#269793 - 11/23/14 03:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song 'Nowhere to run' [Re: RnAM]
Registered: 12/11/09
Posts: 57
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royg1707 Offline
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Registered: 12/11/09
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Thank you, sorry for the delay in reply, internet been out for a month.

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