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Thank you J&B!

yes owls are such lovely creatures. This footage is a couple of years old. The last two years, every now and then we see and hear an owl on Anne-Marie's property, but no owl chicks or nests yet.... It has been a very very good 'mouse' year here in Holland, so they're probably nesting somewhere else,haha.

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Originally Posted By: boehm
Hi Rob and Anne-Marie,

nice lyrics. Great vocals and harmonies and awesome
arrangement. I like the video.

Guenter


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Originally Posted By: gruverider
Originally Posted By: boehm
Hi Rob and Anne-Marie,

nice lyrics. Great vocals and harmonies and awesome
arrangement. I like the video.

Guenter


+1

And I like the break down that you did for the ending.


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Hi Rob and Anne,

What a nice sounding song!

Rob I like the sound of your voice on this one.

Anne, Floyd mentioned he would have liked to have heard you a little better but, in this case where you voice is more of an accent instead of a featured instrument, I respectfully disagree with him. I think Rob did a perfect job of blending the two voices together.

I'm so glad you provided a link to the original version that used backing tracks provided by One Man Band. Since the two versions share a similar arrangement the two versions highlight how strong both programs are.


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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Pretty song, and as usual production was tops!! This had a little bit of retro sound for me (Glen Campbell or someone like that). That was my era. I agree with Floyd that AM's vocal was a bit soft. Beautifully done!! Take care. Greg

Yeah, Greg already said part of what I wanted to say... except I'd relate the retro sound more to late 60s California based folk groups like Mamas and the Papas.

Man, Rob... you can really sing! Every time you post a song your singing blows me away all over again!

This song really pays homage to Anne-Marie in a variety of important ways if I understand the lyrics correctly... and it speaks of the kind of relationship everybody dreams of. It makes me happy to know that you two have that relationship.

I listened to both versions, and I like them both... but naturally I'm partial to the BIAB version.

So Rob, if Anne-Marie is the wise woman.. does that make you the "wise guy?" (ba-boom, tsssshh!)

excellent song, excellent message and excellent video!

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Thanks VideoTrack,

I added the banjo at the end, was missing something in the entire sound. It's always good to have lots of real tracks around, haha

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Thank you Josie!


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Thank you Scott!


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Hi Floyd,

okay, will keep that in mind. Usually in songs like this, with harmonies like this I'm keeping Anne-Marie's voice relatively low in the mix. In order to create our specific sound, and also to use her voice as a kind of 'human strings' so to speak. It all depends on the kind of song we produce. When it's a real duet voices are more on one level, so to speak.

Thanks,
Regards Rob.

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Originally Posted By: F.M.M.
hi r&am well done love your stuff 12 string is very clear nice tone all good thanks eric


Thank you! Yes, I love to throw in the 12 string real tracks wherever I can, haha.


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Hi Fred,
Thank you, we are very happy to have given you this spring feeling, haha.

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Originally Posted By: Noel96
Hi Rob and Anne-Marie.

Yet another brilliant production! You two sure have pizzazz when it comes to creating and presenting music both aurally and visually. As floyd said "Awesome arrangement. Crisp. clean. modern, but familiar.. loved the instrumentation - super mix." I could not have put it better!

All the best,
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Thank you Noel, much appreciated!

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Thank you Greg,

Glenn Campbell yes! Happy to be compared with him.
I think it's the intro that's giving this feel.
Again, we used the Brent Dreamy real track which is so versatile!!

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Originally Posted By: Achordocaster
Rob & Anne Marie,

I liked this very much. Great arrangement & production. I thought Anne's vocal level was OK. smile A good write and cool video!

Nice job,

Greg


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Thank you ROG,

ha ha, part of the 'slickness' is probably the Brent Dreamy realtrack which gives a super professional sound straight away. I have not come across a soloist that is this versatile. Fits almost with every song!

regards,
Rob

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Thank you Jim!

I have to agree with you that Anne-Marie's voice sits in the mix properly whistle, haha. Well I think this is also one of the reasons why we are getting our specific sound.

OMB 10 (it already has a version 11) is a very cool program. It makes use of the thousands and thousands Yamaha PSR styles.

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Hello Pat,

Well, not the wiseguy, the younger guy maybe,.. just kidding.
But the song definitely pays homage to Anne-Marie in several ways.
We are together for over two years now, rapidly approaching the third. These lyrics were also a little bit about my fear to commit that first year (committing to a woman has never been one of my talents).
But also about growing affection, mutual love for music and of course the wiser woman herself: Anne-Marie, the kind of woman that makes things a lot easier on me in many ways.

Recently I wrote her another love song for this year's birthday, which will be posted in the next month or so.

Thanks for your very nice comment!

Regards,
Rob


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