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#359405 - 08/03/16 04:07 PM [User Showcase] I Forgot To Remember
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Had this hook {I forgot to remember to forget about you } for years . Finally did something with it. Needed help with verses so I got a old and dear songwrighting friend to help me out . My voice is not really suited for this but i gave it a shot anyway

I used UA FX'S.
Mixed on Reaper .
Used a little Melodyne .
Im playing the elc. guitar riff

Style is C_CLASIC.STY (Classic Country Shuffle)

RealTracks in song: ~1844:Bass, Electric, CountryBoogieArp Sw 110
RealTracks in song: 2048:Piano, Acoustic, Solo-Accompaniment CountrySwingJohn Sw 120
RealTracks in song: ~372:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Hank Sw 120
RealTracks in song: ~528:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Hank Sw 120
RealTracks in song: ~1116:Fiddle, Background CountryBoogie Sw 110
NashvilleShuffle^13-a:Snare, HiHat , b:Snare, Ride

https://soundcloud.com/frogman-938005758/forgot-to-remember

Thanks
Mark

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#359406 - 08/03/16 04:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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Mark this is awesome!

I really like the catch phrase! Very clever! And your use of realtracks etc is very good.. seamless mix! And I especially like the signature riff you played... great tone!

You said your voices wasn't up to the task, but I tend to disagree.... you have a great voice for this kind if song!

My only nit is that the vocals sound a bit far back in the mix on my system. There's nothing there you need to hide.. please do what you must to make them more prominent!

Two thumbs up!

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#359412 - 08/03/16 04:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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Mark,
Very enjoyable!
I can understand how that phrase wouldn`t let you go without fleshing it out- the rest of the lyrics are good too (I would have liked to see them as there`s some wry humour its easy to miss). As Pat said, the guitar sounds great and I was also thinking I wanted the vocals more upfront.

Cheers,
Robert

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#359419 - 08/03/16 05:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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hay thanks guys .
I was unshure of the vocal volume.I will turn it up. And ya the lyrics are a little snippity.
Mark

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#359475 - 08/04/16 07:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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An enjoyable listen. Mark.

The vocals are good! (just need to be turned up a tad).

Cool guitar licks (and tone).

floyd
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#359485 - 08/04/16 10:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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FROGMAN Offline
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Thanks Floyd. im going to remix it with more vocals.
MARK

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#359490 - 08/04/16 11:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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All is good. We thought the write, the vocals, the cool riff
and the mix all made a great package.

Enjoyed the listen!

J&B
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#359505 - 08/04/16 01:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
An enjoyable listen. Mark.

The vocals are good! (just need to be turned up a tad).

Cool guitar licks (and tone).

floyd


I had the same thought. Really nice song!! You did an excellent job with the vocals but they are kind of buried. Would love to see the lyrics printed. Guitar is way cool! Great job!! Take care. Greg

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#359552 - 08/04/16 06:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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Find a focal point that everything will be compared to in the mix.
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#359558 - 08/04/16 07:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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Mark,
What a cool hook and great sounding country song! Love the change ups and that guitar riff is perfect. Makes me wanna dance. I'm feeling it.

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#359560 - 08/04/16 07:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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Mark
Really nice song agree with the others on volume levels etc.
Nice guitar playing.

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#359610 - 08/05/16 07:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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Hi Mark,

I like the vocals and your guitar.
Nice arrangement.
Enjoyable listen.

Guenter
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#359712 - 08/05/16 04:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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Hello Mark,

Yes, the vocals could be a little bit louder indeed.
But definitely a smooth sounding song!

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#360002 - 08/08/16 02:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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Very nice song.
Great real tracks used.
Very well sung.

Sergio
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#360054 - 08/09/16 12:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Forgot To Remember [Re: FROGMAN]
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Mark,

I forgot to remember to post my praise for such a great song. blush
I really enjoyed those few listens

I look forward to more.

Alyn
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