Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >
You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#324443 - 12/10/15 10:59 PM [User Showcase] Telephone
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
A song, about that moment when you realise you are in love.

Telephone

feel I have to tell you
I really want you to know
that if you are lonely darling
just let it show

I can do many things
brighten up your day
so if you are fed up baby
all you got to do is say

I cant stand to see you looking so sad and all alone
oh if I'm not around you honey
for gods sake telephone
I cant stand to see you looking so sad and all alone
oh if I'm not around you honey
for gods sake telephone

put on your blue dress
the one I like a lot
give me all your lovin
give me all you got

I tried to write a letter
my pen wont write my words
I want to say I love you
those three words you never heard

I cant stand to see you looking so sad and all alone
oh if I'm not around you honey
for gods sake use the phone
I cant stand to see you looking so sad and all alone
oh if I'm not around you honey
for gods sake use the phone
please telephone me

RealTracks in song: 1815:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking CelticSlowWaltz Ev 110
RealTracks in song: 1181:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking PopWaltz Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 854:Guitar, 12-String Acoustic, Rhythm RockWaltzA-B Ev 140

All vocals me and the Flab Four

I hope you all enjoy

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#324451 - 12/10/15 11:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 5548
Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 5548
Loc: Davis, CA
Cool song!! Really natural conversational lyric. I like the arrangement with the sparse instrumentation, and may I say, the "flab four" are at the top of their game in this one. Really nice tune!! Take care. Greg

Top
#324455 - 12/11/15 02:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 12/12/11
Posts: 2859
Loc: York, England
ROG Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/12/11
Posts: 2859
Loc: York, England
Hi Alyn.

Fabulous.

A sort of acoustic love song in the punk style, if that makes sense?

Perhaps it's just the inimitable Alyn style.

It would have been good with just voice and guitar, but the BVs take it to another level.

A good start to the weekend. Have a good one yourself, my old Welsh pal.

ROG.

Top
#324471 - 12/11/15 05:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 5608
Loc: South Carolina
Charlie Fogle Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 5608
Loc: South Carolina
Great song Alyn. I'm a pushover for acoustic music and this rolled me right over.

Brilliant arrangement that gives us everything with just vocals and guitar. Good progression too.

I really like this one.
_________________________
BiaB Ultra Pak+ 2020:RB 2020 Build 1. Dell Inspiron AIO Desktop; Windows-10-64 bit, 7th Generation AMD A9-9425 Processor Five Core 3100 Mhz and 16GB DDR4 Memory.

Top
#324474 - 12/11/15 05:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3076
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3076
Loc: Florida
Alan, Great melody and chord choices. Fantastic harmonies. Your own unique style is just so listenable and easy on the ears. The lyrics flow nicely and the acoustic instrumentation was a very good choice. you've done it again! Really good stuff. Tom

Top
#324475 - 12/11/15 05:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 16474
Loc: Australia
Noel96 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 16474
Loc: Australia
Alyn,

This is great! Although the song finished a while back, it's still strumming its way through my mind. The chorus is terrific... really well put together. That's an intriguing chord on "stand" - I like it a lot. I can't quite work it out in my head. I know that through trial and error I could find it on my keyboard but I'm setting myself the challenge of determining what it is purely by ear.

As always, you push those proverbial boxes (or envelopes)! The effect of using 3/4 Realtracks in 4/4 time is genius. It's a really interesting off-balance feel that's created and it works splendidly with this song.

I'm heading back for another listen now.

All the best,
Noel

P.S. I forgot to compliment the Flab Four - what a great group of backing singers smile Perfect choice!


Edited by Noel96 (12/11/15 10:38 AM)
_________________________
LINKS TO MY BIAB/RB SONGS


Top
#324497 - 12/11/15 08:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hi Alyn,

a typical gibson production.
Very entertaining.
Nice harmonies.
I enjoyed this.

Guenter
_________________________
http://www.21d.de/
Latest Song: What You Desire

Top
#324525 - 12/11/15 11:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 8197
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 8197
Loc: Florida
A delightful listen! Alyn...

I'm liking your group harmonies!

This is really an answer or counterpart to Adele's "Hello"... isn't it..

Cool vocal on this. Heart-felt.

floyd

Top
#324541 - 12/11/15 12:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3180
Loc: The Netherlands
RnAM Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3180
Loc: The Netherlands
Hi Alyn,

Really nice song and cool vocals!
The Flab Four are great, you should ask them more often to do your BVs.
grin
_________________________
We are Rob Meulman and Anne-Marie Bovenkamp from The Netherlands.

RnAM Homepage (completely restyled)
YouTube Channel

Top
#324635 - 12/11/15 10:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: Greg Johnson]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Cool song!! Really natural conversational lyric. I like the arrangement with the sparse instrumentation, and may I say, the "flab four" are at the top of their game in this one. Really nice tune!! Take care. Greg


Thank you Greg,
I used to perform this just me and guitar so the sparse-ness was a given. I let BIAB do the pickin' intending to add me on 12-string but it sounded nice as it was.

glad you enjoyed

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#324636 - 12/11/15 10:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: ROG]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
Originally Posted By: ROG
Hi Alyn.

Fabulous.

A sort of acoustic love song in the punk style, if that makes sense?

Perhaps it's just the inimitable Alyn style.

It would have been good with just voice and guitar, but the BVs take it to another level.

A good start to the weekend. Have a good one yourself, my old Welsh pal.

ROG.


Never thought of Acoustic punk, nice genre laugh
I initially wanted the bvs to be like an orchestra, part of my Queen influences, but reduced the number of voices to a more manageable level LOL

It's a trifle damp here at the moment so it'll be a weekend cuddled up with BIAB wink

Hope all is good up north, and right a bit. I bet the stream close to you is at full flow!!
Happy Christmas to the family,

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#324637 - 12/11/15 10:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: Charlie Fogle]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Great song Alyn. I'm a pushover for acoustic music and this rolled me right over.

Brilliant arrangement that gives us everything with just vocals and guitar. Good progression too.

I really like this one.


I have many musical disguises and am so glad you got the roll out of rock and roll!! except there was no rock in this song.

take care and all the best

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#324658 - 12/12/15 05:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 08/18/07
Posts: 674
Loc: Fort Worth TX, USA
Beagle Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 08/18/07
Posts: 674
Loc: Fort Worth TX, USA
great sound - agree completely with the first post, "Really natural conversational lyric"
sparse instrumentation gives this a very intimate feel.

nice work!~

Top
#324794 - 12/12/15 06:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 06/05/12
Posts: 10801
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
VideoTrack Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/05/12
Posts: 10801
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Alyn
What a great piece of entertainment!

This is a really catchy song. Great harmonies, and I especially liked the lines:
I tried to write a letter
my pen wont write my words
_________________________
BIAB&RB2020(Audiophile),Win-10Pro, SonarPlatinum, Izotope Prod.Bundle, Roland RD-1000, Synthogy Ivory, Kontakt, Focusrite 18i20, KetronSD2, KorgX3R, RodeNGT2, AM802mixer, NS40M StudioMonitors, Pioneer Act. Mons, AKG K271 Studio H'phones

Top
#324797 - 12/12/15 06:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 05/16/15
Posts: 532
Loc: Chattanooga, TN
SRP Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 05/16/15
Posts: 532
Loc: Chattanooga, TN
Hi Alyn,
Nice acoustic song. Your lyrics are well put together and the title is right to the point. Good job on everything including all of your vocals.
Sonny

Top
#324800 - 12/12/15 06:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 13722
Loc: Hamlin NY
MarioD Online   content
Veteran

Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 13722
Loc: Hamlin NY
Acoustic guitar, a super vocal, some tasty harmonies and some outstanding lyrics, what's not to like about this one!

This really proves that less can be more! You have the perfect balance here.

This is my favorite one from you thus far.
_________________________
It has been a joy being quarantined with my wife. We've caught up on all the things I have done wrong in our 53 years of marriage!

64 bit Win 10 Pro, the latest BiaB and RB, Roland Octa-Capture audio interface, a ton of software and some hardware.

Top
#324872 - 12/12/15 10:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: tommyad]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
Originally Posted By: tommyad
Alan, Great melody and chord choices. Fantastic harmonies. Your own unique style is just so listenable and easy on the ears. The lyrics flow nicely and the acoustic instrumentation was a very good choice. you've done it again! Really good stuff. Tom


Tom,
So glad you enjoyed it, it was a lovely and surprisingly quick song to write.

Thanks for dropping by and listening

Have a good Christmas with the new Tele laugh

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#324874 - 12/12/15 10:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: Noel96]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
Originally Posted By: Noel96
Alyn,

This is great! Although the song finished a while back, it's still strumming its way through my mind. The chorus is terrific... really well put together. That's an intriguing chord on "stand" - I like it a lot. I can't quite work it out in my head. I know that through trial and error I could find it on my keyboard but I'm setting myself the challenge of determining what it is purely by ear.

As always, you push those proverbial boxes (or envelopes)! The effect of using 3/4 Realtracks in 4/4 time is genius. It's a really interesting off-balance feel that's created and it works splendidly with this song.

I'm heading back for another listen now.

All the best,
Noel

P.S. I forgot to compliment the Flab Four - what a great group of backing singers smile Perfect choice!


Noel,

That chord was E7, in the key of C. The RT does make it sound more exotic tho'
Thanks re the flab four, I spent some time "orchestrating" their contribution.

Thanks for listening

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#324875 - 12/12/15 10:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: boehm]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
Originally Posted By: boehm
Hi Alyn,

a typical gibson production.
Very entertaining.
Nice harmonies.
I enjoyed this.

Guenter


So glad you enjoyed the listen,

I hope you have a good Christmas and I look forward to your next masterpiece

best wishes

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#324876 - 12/12/15 11:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Telephone [Re: gibson]
Registered: 05/12/12
Posts: 2608
Loc: South Africa
JoanneCooper Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/12/12
Posts: 2608
Loc: South Africa
Alyn. Love the acoustic treatment on this one and the layered voices in the chorus. I laughed because I realized that I hadn't really heard the term "telephone" in a loooong time.

Top
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >


PG Music News
Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Windows is Xtra Ready!

We never stop! The latest free patch update for Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Windows readies the program for the just-launched Xtra Styles PAK 9 (on sale until June 30th - learn more here)!

Update to build 721 and you'll see that we've improved the step-advancing notes display, updated the key command criteria for looping bars from the chordsheet, fixed email client integration, and more.

If you are a Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Windows user, you'll definitely want to update to the latest free patch update!

Learn more about Band-in-a-Box® 2020 build 721 for Windows and download it here.

#TBT Band-in-a-Box Finds!

I don't know about everyone here, but now that I've settled in to our "new normal" I've taken to rearranging and dusting off many things in order to keep busy and productive!

I'm picking up old hobbies, picking up clutter around the house, and as it turns out - finding forgotten picks!

We snagged these gems many, many, many years ago after The NAMM Show one winter. Check out the old Band-in-a-Box logo! Click here...

Have any of you come across something nostalgic like this these days? Let's see it!
(remember the first Audiophile version?!)

-Callie
Team Marketing

Review - Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Mac … WOW!

"Dr. Dave" Walker (Dr. Dave On Music) recently received Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Mac, and he absolutely loves it!

He's written his thoughts in detail, which can (and definitely should) be read here: Band-in-a-Box 2020 for Mac … WOW!

"Band-in-a-Box 2020 is a huge advance over even BB2019, with easier to use, more powerful features that give you more information while creating more musical results. You have never had more control of more features which are now much easier to find. The move forward with this version is astonishing. Again … WOW!

My very highest recommendation. Just upgrade! Or if for some strange reason you don’t have it yet, BUY THIS ONE! It will change your musical life!"
-"Dr. Dave" Walker

Thank you for the review, Dr. Dave!

Band-in-a-Box® 2020 Italian for Windows is Here!

Abbiamo lavorato duro e abbiamo aggiunto 50 nuove funzionalità e una straordinaria raccolta di nuovi contenuti, tra cui 202 RealTracks (il doppio dei 101 che abbiamo spesso pubblicato in passato), nuovi RealStyles, SuperTracks MIDI, Studi strumentali, trascrizioni RealDrums, stili Extra PAK 8 e altro!

ACQUISTA/AGGIORNA & SCARICA ADESSO

Interview: Eyes on Success featuring PG Music Inc., Band-in-a-Box® 2020, and the Updated JAWS Script

Take 30 minutes and make sure to listen to the latest episode from Eyes on Success, which focuses on the history of Band-in-a-Box® and using it with the screen reader JAWS, created by Peter Torpey. Hosts Nancy & Peter discuss our company history and Band-in-a-Box program with Tobin, our chief development officer, including how Band-in-a-Box is even more accessible with the help of their JAWS screen reader scripts!

Click here to download and listen to the podcast - you don't want to miss this one!

Eyes on Success is a weekly radio show / podcast geared to the visually impaired called "Eyes On Success" and that can be found at www.EyesOnSuccess.net.

Currently the scripts and associated documentation and resources can be found here.

You can watch Peter Torpey's video testimonial here.

#TipTuesday - Style Changes in Band-in-a-Box®

Head to our Tips & Tricks forum to read what other Band-in-a-Box users have discovered about the program!

Like mrgeeze's recent post Style Changes within a song.. another great BIAB feature.

...My arrangement's bass Real Track was 397 (bass Acoustic Paul).
Solid but not really what I wanted for a solo.

I hit the F5 key to bring up bar setting and poked around till i found the Real Tracks command button in the upper right.
Clicked on that & quickly change the bass to 452 (Soloist (bluesy).
12 bars later I did the same and switched it back to 397.

The results were excellent...

Did you know about this feature? Learn all about Bar Settings and how you can adjust them here.

PowerTracks Pro Audio 2020 Update Available!

If you are a PowerTracks Pro Audio 2020, be sure to download this small Update Patch released by our development team.

Enjoy the program!

Forum Stats
32151 Members
65 Forums
64293 Topics
545103 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
MGraham, farquismusic, Thil, Veronica, Raymond M

32150 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
MarioD 209
Pipeline 194
VideoTrack 169
Matt Finley 137
floyd jane 106
Rustyspoon# 101
Jim Fogle 96
Janice & Bud 95
BlueAttitude 94
Scott C 91
Today's Birthdays
kybordr, PianoAccordionMan