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#343803 - 04/07/16 03:14 PM [User Showcase] 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon
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Here is my week 14 song for my 52 Tracks project: Sorrows of the Moon

http://52tracksblog.com/2016/04/07/track-14-sorrows-of-the-moon/

A very spare arrangement, just bass guitar, piano, and drums.

701 Electric Bass Pop Half Notes Sync, 1006 Piano Pop California Slow, and Nashville Even 8^5 Real Drums.

Thanks for listening. Comments are always appreciated.

Fred
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#343805 - 04/07/16 03:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Fred
Very nice set of lyrics - quite a sophisticated song. Can hear the Jackson Browne influence or Al Stewart for that matter.
May have been nice with a little David Lindley like slide or violin to break it up a little but overall another very nice song.
I'm very impressed with the the variety a you are coming up with on a weekly basis.

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#343818 - 04/07/16 05:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Delicate and beautiful.
Good work Fred.
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#343822 - 04/07/16 06:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Beautiful backing track for those lyrics. Very nice performance, Fred! smile
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#343922 - 04/08/16 08:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: MikeK]
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Thanks for the comments.

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#343923 - 04/08/16 09:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Hi, Fred !:))

this is one of the best tunes
I´ve ever heard on this forum
during my years here ! How sweet
and smooth is everything !:))
Great music Fred !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#343941 - 04/08/16 02:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: dani48]
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Thanks, Dani! Your compliment makes me smile and gives me more energy to keep releasing a new song each Thursday.

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#344101 - 04/09/16 01:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Really nice Fred!! Some absolutely beautiful lyrics here. I'm a huge Jackson Browne fan myself. Great job with this! Take care. Greg

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#344214 - 04/10/16 10:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Thanks, Greg.
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#344221 - 04/10/16 10:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Hi Fred,

Very nice song. It's hard to make a sparse arrangement shine, but you did a great job with this one! Still, I'd kinda like to hear the big production version of it... ;-)

I'm curious to know.. looks like you're planning to post a new song every week for a year... Will you be starting from scratch every week? Or do you have a bunch of songs written already? Maybe you're redoing them in BIAB?

Either way, such a goal would be way out of my reach! Good luck to you, sounds like a fun and satisfying goal to shoot for!

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#344361 - 04/11/16 10:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: Pat Marr]
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Originally Posted By: Pat Marr
Hi Fred,

Very nice song. It's hard to make a sparse arrangement shine, but you did a great job with this one! Still, I'd kinda like to hear the big production version of it... ;-)

I'm curious to know.. looks like you're planning to post a new song every week for a year... Will you be starting from scratch every week? Or do you have a bunch of songs written already? Maybe you're redoing them in BIAB?

Either way, such a goal would be way out of my reach! Good luck to you, sounds like a fun and satisfying goal to shoot for!


Thanks for the comments, Pat. Some of the songs have been recorded in a week this year, while others are final tweaks and mixes of songs I have recorded in the past six years but never truly finished. I have changed some instruments because I found better RealTracks. As the year moves on the great majority of songs will be newly recorded. Happily, I am becoming more efficient in arranging, recording, editing, and mixing.

Fred


Edited by fgrittner (04/11/16 10:11 AM)
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#344441 - 04/11/16 05:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Really a sweet and relaxing song... I enjoyed my listen ! Already looking forward to the next !
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#344444 - 04/11/16 05:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Fred, I see you're in St Paul Minnesota.. I was just out there last October... to bad I didn't know you then! We could have met for lunch!
My sister lives in Rochester so I'm sure I'll be back.. maybe we can meet then

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#344447 - 04/11/16 06:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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This is really good Fred.
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#344468 - 04/11/16 10:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: Pat Marr]
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Pat, let's keep in touch!
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#344469 - 04/11/16 10:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: 52 Tracks Project - Week 14 - Sorrows of the Moon [Re: fgrittner]
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Thanks, Leo and David.
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