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#278928 - 01/08/15 11:16 PM [User Showcase] Moonlight Embers
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Moonlight Embers https://soundcloud.com/lawrence-olivier/moonlight-embers


It's all BIAB.

RealTracks in song: 1825:Bass, Electric, PopModernGrooveHeld Ev16 075
RealTracks in song: 1757:Accordion, Rhythm Pop8ths Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 1766:Mandolin, Rhythm Pop16Sync Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 1856:Cello, Background PopCountry Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 1765:Guitar, High-Strung Acoustic, Fingerpicking Pop16ths Ev16 085
RealTracks in song: 1606:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Pop16ths Ev16 110
RealDrums in Song: PraiseWorshipSlow16ths^1-a:H24, b:SRC

Moonlight Embers (8-29-10)

the sisters and the mothers will cross me with their sorrow
before morning’s first light to lay my hopes low
and the storm in the trees she whispers of tomorrow
and the woman they call gypsy the only one that seems to know

I’ll do what I can, I’ll lie if I have to
I need you to be here when the sun wakes again
I wait and I wonder with wanting deception
I crawl through the silver that the star lights have lain

she stares in the moonlight with eyes bright as embers
and renders the flesh from my bones
and the silence inside her leads straight to disaster
and where her dreams come from, well ain't nobody knows

I’ll do what I can, I’ll lie if I have to
I need you to be here when the sun wakes again
I wait and I wonder with wanting deception
I crawl through the silver that the star lights have lain

and memories of yesterday, will surely destroy you
and sorrow is regret's [*****] son
and the hunger you’re feeling will all but consume you
if you can't reconcile with the things you done

I wait by the water for the woman they call gypsy
but there just ain't no tellin where that river’s flown
but her eyes are the moonlight burning bright as embers
I suppose she has returned to her mountain home


Edited by gruverider (01/09/15 09:16 AM)

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#278953 - 01/09/15 05:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Lawrence, I could listen to your voice all night long. Nicely written and produced. Great to have you back! Tom

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#278973 - 01/09/15 06:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Lawrence,

Great to see you back around!

Great write. Tasty production and mix. Always love hearing you sing!

floyd
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#278986 - 01/09/15 07:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Hi Lawrence,

Tom is not the only one who could listen to your voice
all night long. A great production.
I'd like to see the lyrics printed.

Guenter
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#278995 - 01/09/15 08:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Hi Lawrence,

Welcome back. Love the production. I too always enjoy hearing you sing.

Josie

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#278998 - 01/09/15 08:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Very nice. Enjoyed listening to this a lot.

Charlie
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#279000 - 01/09/15 08:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Beautiful!! Arrangement, lyrics, production all work great. I'd love to find something original to say but, like others, I just love your vocals. Your voice has a great texture-really rich and full of character. Great stuff! Great to have you back! Take care. Greg

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#279007 - 01/09/15 09:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: tommyad]
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Originally Posted By: tommyad
Lawrence, I could listen to your voice all night long. Nicely written and produced. Great to have you back! Tom


Thanks for the welcome back. I had to step back for a bit to recharge. Glad you liked it.

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#279008 - 01/09/15 09:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Lawrence,

Great to see you back around!

Great write. Tasty production and mix. Always love hearing you sing!

floyd



Glad to be back. Thank you for the kind words.

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#279010 - 01/09/15 09:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: boehm]
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Originally Posted By: boehm
Hi Lawrence,

Tom is not the only one who could listen to your voice
all night long. A great production.
I'd like to see the lyrics printed.

Guenter


Thank you for listening. I added the lyrics. Some of the lines are variations of or allusions to a song titled "Lung" by my favorite songwriter Townes Van Zandt.

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#279011 - 01/09/15 09:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: Sundance]
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Originally Posted By: Sundance
Hi Lawrence,

Welcome back. Love the production. I too always enjoy hearing you sing.

Josie


Thank you for the welcome back and for the kind words.

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#279012 - 01/09/15 09:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Very nice. Enjoyed listening to this a lot.

Charlie


Happy to hear you enjoyed it.

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#279014 - 01/09/15 09:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Beautiful!! Arrangement, lyrics, production all work great. I'd love to find something original to say but, like others, I just love your vocals. Your voice has a great texture-really rich and full of character. Great stuff! Great to have you back! Take care. Greg


That's very generous of you to say. Thank you. A few years back I was encouraged by a friend who has a PHD in music to always sing "full voice". So I've been doing my best to follow his advice.

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#279021 - 01/09/15 09:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Lawrence,

Everything about this is absolutely stunning... No words. Love it.

Bob
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#279037 - 01/09/15 10:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Lawrence,
I read the comments first, so I was very curious to hear that voice... The comments are absolutely right! You have a great natural country style singing talent. Harmonies were subtle but effective.
The song is well written. Well build up. At the end the song fades out, personally I would have finished it with your last word "done"
A great listen, hope to hear more of you in the future,
Grtz
Fred


Edited by FredM (01/09/15 10:55 AM)

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#279038 - 01/09/15 10:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Missed you, but man what a re-entry.
There is a vocal styling/sound that cuts across
what we call Americana and you have
it nailed. Lights out nailed. Great write
and a terrific arrangement and mix
to support it all. Welcome back indeed.

J&B


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#279046 - 01/09/15 11:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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I started to listen this morning but got distracted by other things.....

What a cool tune. I love the way you used the accordion and the drums were so "off the wall" outrageously good....those P&W tracks are really nice if you want or need something other than a straight beat.

Good work on the lyrics too.... some cool lines in this.

Listening again.... good stuff.
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#279052 - 01/09/15 12:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: gruverider]
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Hi Lawrence,

Beautiful song, music, vocals, everything.....
Glad to see you're back.

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#279058 - 01/09/15 12:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: rsdean]
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Originally Posted By: rsdean
Lawrence,

Everything about this is absolutely stunning... No words. Love it.

Bob


So glad to hear you enjoyed it

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#279059 - 01/09/15 12:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Moonlight Embers [Re: FredM]
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Originally Posted By: FredM
Lawrence,
I read the comments first, so I was very curious to hear that voice... The comments are absolutely right! You have a great natural country style singing talent. Harmonies were subtle but effective.
The song is well written. Well build up. At the end the song fades out, personally I would have finished it with your last word "done"
A great listen, hope to hear more of you in the future,
Grtz
Fred


Thank you for stopping in for a listen and glad that you liked it. I will give your consideration about the end a go in my DAW and if I agree I may make the change.

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