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#349066 - 05/10/16 05:50 AM [User Showcase] 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song
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Hello everybody,

This is my first Hard Rock song written and live recorded about 2 years ago.
This time I remade it with RealTracks.
Now I introduce it to you.

Title:友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers)
Vocal by me
Accompanied with Rock Band.

Style is _TEXASRK.STY (Bar Settings: Time Sig to 3/4)
RealTracks in style: 1419:Bass, Electric, TexasRock Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 657:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm TexasRockChop Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 660:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm TexasRockCrisp Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 671:Organ, B3, Background Southern Ev 120
RealDrums: RealDrums in Style: RockTexas^1-a:HiHat, b:OpenHat

Additional Style is 60S44ROK.STY(MIDI) (Bar Settings: Time Sig to 3/4)
MIDI Drums played with Groove Agent One

Additional Guitars: Played by students of Yamaha Music School Guitar Class

Link:

https://soundcloud.com/animarorecords/more-than-friends-2016ver

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

Translation of lyrics: (Please forgive my poor English.)

“More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers”

I can’t go back ever again, can’t return to the previous condition.
We were only friends a little while ago

Drawing you close to me, but you don’t escape from my arms
I’m so happy to kiss you over and over again,

You don’t remove my palm placed on your knee
You are leaning your soft body on me deliberately

Blaming the cocktails, you are picking a quarrel with me and behaving like a baby
Clearly your behavior is different from as usual

My heart is flared up by your behavior
To tell the truth, I have loved you from a long time ago

Soaring with joy because you are intimately in my arms now
And you are obedient unusually

I never could have imagined such a day would come
I will hold you tight and never let you go

Hiding my heart sometimes quietly and sometimes struggling
But maybe you have been aware of my feeling for you

Pretending not to be aware of such feeling
Remaining friends is sometimes wisdom as adult

But this must be a greatest happiness
I should grasp the good luck in front me without hesitation

You are so precious to me as you are breathing a little hard all this while
Entangling our lips and I squeeze you again

Please stay and we should not miss the chance because you already came up to my room
We are going to be lovers surely tonight

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#349117 - 05/10/16 01:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Wow, that was a surprise Shigeki!! On first listen, the first part of the music seemed "too classical" for the style, but it grew on me. The other part worked very well. The music from the students worked great! Good mix and production. Nice job all the way around!! Take care. Greg

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#349143 - 05/10/16 02:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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You did a great job with this. Prince would be proud.

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#349150 - 05/10/16 03:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Hi Shigeki,

Hard Rock with 3/4 signature, J.S. Bach like chord progression and your vocal style make this song very special in a positive way.
The lead guitars are great.
I enjoyed my listen.

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#349287 - 05/11/16 03:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki,

A cool listen.

I thought it had a somewhat Spanish flair to it. Throw in some Texas and some Japan - and you have a multicultural hit!

Nice. Enjoyed. Well sung.

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#349561 - 05/13/16 12:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, Greg, David, Guenter and floyd

Thanks to everyone for your input on this song.
And many thanks for your comments to the guitars played by Yamaha students.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#349689 - 05/13/16 02:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Wow! That is inventive and interesting and enjoyable!

Like Guenter said "Hard Rock with 3/4 signature, J.S. Bach l
ike chord progression and your vocal style make this song very
special in a positive way."

That is a remarkable use of RT's!

We much enjoyed it.

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#350204 - 05/16/16 07:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, Janice & Bud

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
Many thanks to your comment to my use of RealTracks.
I am sure searching for inventive use RT’s more and more.
I would like to post my music again.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#350238 - 05/17/16 01:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Enjoyed that nice vocals and lead guitars. Well produced.

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#350259 - 05/17/16 05:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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I enjoyed this quite a bit! My daughter was adopted from Asia, and now that she is older she celebrates her roots by exploring the cultures and music of the region.

Upshot for me is that, any time she's home the house is filled with K-pop, J-pop, Theme songs from popular Anime series, OST from Korean dramas, etc... so this song fits right into my normal listening environment!

You are a very talented musician, Shigeki Adachi! Thanks for sharing your work with us!

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#350523 - 05/18/16 01:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Hi,
surprising style, well producted.
Great solo guitar very clean and creative.

Sergio
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#350712 - 05/19/16 10:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, Peter

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
And many thanks for your comment to the guitars played by Yamaha students.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#350713 - 05/19/16 11:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, Pat

Many thanks for taking the time to listen and comment.
And kind words every time.
I sympathize a little bit with the house is filled with K-pop, J-pop, Theme songs from popular Anime series.
Because they are fairly noisy if not accustomed to hear.
Though I much prefer American and European Pops, ironically, you feel something like the flavor of J-Pop in my music, don’t you?
But I am glad to hear your comments very much.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#350714 - 05/19/16 11:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: 友達以上恋人未満(Translation: More Than Friends, Less Than Lovers) My first Hard Rock song [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello, Sergio

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
And many thanks for your comment to the guitars played by Yamaha students.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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