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#365985 - 09/18/16 12:21 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Strange Delight (Jazz entry)
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OK, just one more (and I promise this is the last one wink )
This time in the Jazz Section of the contest.

Strange Delight

Any comments are welcome!

Rob

Style is _LASEINE.STY (La Seine EZ Jazz Ballad w Horns)

RealTracks:
2311:Bass, Acoustic, JazzBalladRonA-B Sw 085
772:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Jazz Sw 110 ('A' Only)
938:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm JazzFreddie Sw 110
2291:Horn Section, Rhythm SlowPopPads Ev16 065
1209:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm GypsyJazzBalladGonzalo Sw 110
1648:Guitar, Acoustic, Soloist JazzFunkBreezy Ev16 075
Soloist: 2605 Guitar, Electric Soloist JazzRockShuffle
RealDrums: JazzSwingDannyBrushes: a: Brushes, HiHatb: Brushes, OpenHiHat

Lyrics:

You think you might wanna stray
Let the cool guy lead your way
As he's making his presence in your night
But how strange this feeling of walking together

But now you're feeling unsure
Could this possibly lead to something more
You remember times you turned away
From every inviting gaze
But how strange this feeling of being together

Lay it down just play it wise
Love all over you
Whatever you'll find
It's such a strange delight

Lay it down just play it wise
Love all over you
Whatever you'll find

Just break 'm down
Those walls of illusion
Feel his soothing hands
He'll make it all better
It's such a strange delight



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#366037 - 09/18/16 07:38 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Strange Delight (Jazz entry) [Re: ]
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Rob,
I enjoyed the smoky feel of this.
A very different, sound to your voice here...now its me thinking of Leonard Cohen ( hat tipped down over his eyes) singing those opening lines!
The gypsy guitar is really good.

Robert

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#366081 - 09/19/16 04:36 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Strange Delight (Jazz entry) [Re: Robertkc]
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Thank you Robert!

Leonard Cohen, well this was done kind of intentionally ;-)
it's always fun to experiment with different vocal styles.

I was looking for a good soloist for the song, initially I wanted an acoustic guitar solo, that didn't work as expected and then I stumbled onto the 2605 JazzRockShuffle soloist. I hadn't heard it before but it works great, probably also on general pop songs.

Speaking of Leonard Cohen, I did a live cover of his most famous song:
Suzanne
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