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#314293 - 10/13/15 12:46 PM [User Showcase] SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY
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Hello everyone,

Today it's Anne-Marie's birthday :-)
Just like last year I wrote her a song.

For all we know

She likes the song very much, but her opinion may be slightly biassed whistle
Hope y'all like it too!
A big thanks to Frank (Seeker) for his very cool Piano Ambient user track.

Rob

Style is Alberti/KLADRMAN.STY (Kladerman Piano Style)
MIDI Instruments are :
Piano One VSTI
Slow Strings: Forte DXI
Loop: a Metronome wav. sample loaded on Bass track
2334:String Quartet, Rhythm PopChamber Ev 085
1595:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Pop8thsSteady Ev 065
User Track: Piano Grand Ambient 60s Pop 2+, Rhythm 70

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#314295 - 10/13/15 12:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Rob, your material is always top-class. Great melody, accompanied by a beautiful vocal. The video clip is the icing on the cake.
Very sensitive, with builds in all the right places.

Congratulations

(And Happy Birthday Anne-Marie !)

Trev
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#314308 - 10/13/15 01:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Beautiful song beautifully sung and presented. Top class lyrics.
Great dynamics. Everything is just right. Pro video and the piano's are perfect for the song.
Best wishes Anne-Marie and what a wonderful present. Ahhhh. Cheers.


Edited by RichMac (10/13/15 01:55 PM)
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#314314 - 10/13/15 03:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Hi Rob,

what a nice birthday present.
I enjoyed listening a lot.
Very tasteful video.
Happy birthday, Anne-Marie.

Guenter
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#314318 - 10/13/15 04:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Very nice birthday gift.

Happy Birthday Anne-Marie.

Charlie
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#314346 - 10/13/15 08:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Beautiful and delicate.
Thanks for listing. Just subed to your youtube channel.

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#314348 - 10/13/15 09:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Originally Posted By: RnAm
Rob you have really put a great band together! I like this song a lot. You have a nice voice and what a great Birthday Gift to Anne-Marie. It is very thoughtful of you to do this for her.
Sonny


Originally Posted By: RnAM
Hello everyone,

Today it's Anne-Marie's birthday :-)
Just like last year I wrote her a song.

For all we know

She likes the song very much, but her opinion may be slightly biassed whistle
Hope y'all like it too!
A big thanks to Frank (Seeker) for his very cool Piano Ambient user track.

Rob

Style is Alberti/KLADRMAN.STY (Kladerman Piano Style)
MIDI Instruments are :
Piano One VSTI
Slow Strings: Forte DXI
Loop: a Metronome wav. sample loaded on Bass track
2334:String Quartet, Rhythm PopChamber Ev 085
1595:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Pop8thsSteady Ev 065
User Track: Piano Grand Ambient 60s Pop 2+, Rhythm 70


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#314363 - 10/13/15 11:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Rob,

Everything astounding about this masterpiece.
Vocals, tune, production and video.

beautiful.

Happy Birthday, Anne Marie

Alyn
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#314370 - 10/14/15 12:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Pretty song well done as usual, nice video - hope the birthday was great.

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#314405 - 10/14/15 07:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Rob, Very nicely written and produced. This is a wonderful birthday present for Anne-Marie. Much better than flowers. Another fine song. Tom

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#314416 - 10/14/15 08:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Biased she may be...but she has plenty of reasons for it!

When the candy is eaten and the flowers have faded
a tribute like this will endure. And, equally important,
it can be shared with others.

Beautifully written, sung, arranged and mixed and
presented by another world class video.

Happy belated b'day wishes!

J&B
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#314460 - 10/14/15 02:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Happy belated AM!! Very pretty song!! Vocals as usual are as good as it gets. Nice everything-lyrics, arrangement, mix..... I particularly got a kick out of the faux violin video. I remember Rob doing that very convincingly on an electric guitar solo as well. Really nice stuff!! Take care. Greg

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#314468 - 10/14/15 04:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
Rob, your material is always top-class. Great melody, accompanied by a beautiful vocal. The video clip is the icing on the cake.
Very sensitive, with builds in all the right places.

Congratulations

(And Happy Birthday Anne-Marie !)

Trev


Thank you Trevor!
Tried to make it sensitive ;-)


Originally Posted By: RichMac
Beautiful song beautifully sung and presented. Top class lyrics.
Great dynamics. Everything is just right. Pro video and the piano's are perfect for the song.
Best wishes Anne-Marie and what a wonderful present. Ahhhh. Cheers.


Thank you Rich!
Part of the dynamics are due to the acoustic guitar coming in on the chorus, but also Frank's user track plays an important role here.

Rob


Originally Posted By: boehm
Hi Rob,

what a nice birthday present.
I enjoyed listening a lot.
Very tasteful video.
Happy birthday, Anne-Marie.

Guenter


Thank you Guenter!
I try to do this for her every year ;-)

Rob
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#314469 - 10/14/15 04:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Thank you Charlie!

Rob
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#314470 - 10/14/15 04:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: Rob4580]
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Thanks Rob, and also for your nice comment on YouTube!

Rob
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#314514 - 10/15/15 04:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Biased she may be...but she has plenty of reasons for it!

When the candy is eaten and the flowers have faded
a tribute like this will endure. And, equally important,
it can be shared with others.

Beautifully written, sung, arranged and mixed and
presented by another world class video.

Happy belated b'day wishes!

J&B



Bud seems to saying just what I'm thinking these days. But I will repeat it!

Beautifully written, sung, arranged and mixed and
presented by another world class video.

Happy belated birthday wishes, Anne-Marie!

Beautiful vocal on this (as always). What a terrific listen!

floyd

Is the Piano One VST the free one?

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#314518 - 10/15/15 05:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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What an excellent quality piece altogether smile
(video, music, lyrics, production)

Without love all else is bleak.
Brilliant smile

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#314524 - 10/15/15 06:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: SRP]
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Thanks Sonny for your very kind comments!

Rob
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#314525 - 10/15/15 06:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Thanks everyone for the best wishes!
I had a very nice birthday :-)

Anne-Marie
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#314528 - 10/15/15 07:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: SONG FOR ANNE-MARIE'S BIRTHDAY [Re: RnAM]
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Originally Posted By: gibson
Rob,

Everything astounding about this masterpiece.
Vocals, tune, production and video.

beautiful.

Happy Birthday, Anne Marie

Alyn



Thank you Alyn!


Originally Posted By: PeterF
Pretty song well done as usual, nice video - hope the birthday was great.


Thank you Peter!


Originally Posted By: tommyad
Rob, Very nicely written and produced. This is a wonderful birthday present for Anne-Marie. Much better than flowers. Another fine song. Tom


Thank you Tom!
Yeah, I think it's better than flowers the song will last longer ;-)


Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Biased she may be...but she has plenty of reasons for it!

When the candy is eaten and the flowers have faded
a tribute like this will endure. And, equally important,
it can be shared with others.

Beautifully written, sung, arranged and mixed and
presented by another world class video.

Happy belated b'day wishes!

J&B




"When the candy is eaten and the flowers have faded"
haha, and the beer and wine has gone :-)

Thanks as always for your very positive comments!



Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Happy belated AM!! Very pretty song!! Vocals as usual are as good as it gets. Nice everything-lyrics, arrangement, mix..... I particularly got a kick out of the faux violin video. I remember Rob doing that very convincingly on an electric guitar solo as well. Really nice stuff!! Take care. Greg


Thank you Greg, yes, it's always nice to mimic the solo in a video (this violin part was already 'existing' footage. Wouldn't even know how to hold a violin, haha.



Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Biased she may be...but she has plenty of reasons for it!

When the candy is eaten and the flowers have faded
a tribute like this will endure. And, equally important,
it can be shared with others.

Beautifully written, sung, arranged and mixed and
presented by another world class video.

Happy belated b'day wishes!

J&B



Bud seems to saying just what I'm thinking these days. But I will repeat it!

Beautifully written, sung, arranged and mixed and
presented by another world class video.

Happy belated birthday wishes, Anne-Marie!

Beautiful vocal on this (as always). What a terrific listen!

floyd

Is the Piano One VST the free one?




Thank you Floyd! Yes, the song features the Piano One free VSTI. We think it's the best midi piano plug-in, ever. The only thing it usually needs is a slight adjusting of the release and sustain. The plug-in works nicely in BIAB but may have some issues in several DAWS.
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