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#373923 - 11/11/16 03:28 PM [User Showcase] new wee song
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colly Offline
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Not posted for a wee while ..work commitments..etc .

But been popping on and off to hear the new songs posted.

And been blown away and inspired by them all.

And you all lead me to write this song...the power of this forum...

https://soundcloud.com/user-colly/looking-back
thank you


Edited by colly (11/11/16 05:42 PM)

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#373936 - 11/11/16 06:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Great production Colly. Love the lyrics, song and overall arrangement. The guitar sounds are awesome.

Cheers.

Great job.
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#373945 - 11/12/16 12:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Colly

Very nice melodic song - pretty guitars and good lyrics.
Well written.

Peter

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#373967 - 11/12/16 05:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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colly,

A really nice song - well done. It has a very cool sound overall...like a song that we might have heard on the radio in the early '70's (or late ''60's).

Nice grouping of instruments (you might want to list them so that others could know what to use if they want to create this sound). Well mixed. Well sung.

Nice job. Enjoyed the listen.

floyd

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#373999 - 11/12/16 12:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Excellent tune. Super lyrics and vocal

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#374004 - 11/12/16 01:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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Thanks

David,Peter,Floyd and Scott.

Floyd yea it is something I will need to start doing.

Will have a look at others and the way they post.

Again thanks.

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#374022 - 11/12/16 07:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Robertkc Offline
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Colly,

Welcome back.
A good song with nice reflective lyrics and a really catchy chorus.
Your vocals sound strong and the harmonies work well.
Yes, please let us know which instruments you used - the guitars are great.

Robert

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#374030 - 11/12/16 09:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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colly,

Very enjoyable. I really like the collection of instruments you've used to create your 'band'.

In addition, your songwriting is a credit to you... the melody and lyrics fit together really well. Your performance, arrangement and production also shine. You definitely sound like someone who's been doing this for a while!

All the best,
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#374339 - 11/15/16 01:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: David Snyder]
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Originally Posted By: David Snyder
Great production Colly. Love the lyrics, song and overall arrangement. The guitar sounds are awesome.

Cheers.

Great job.


David got it. I really like the natural feel and the retro sound!! Great job on everything! Take care. Greg

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#374353 - 11/15/16 01:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Colly, "Looking Back" man you made me realize how fast time is flying by. Great job on vocals and really liked the guitar. By the way, you inspire people to make music too!!
Thanks, Torrey.
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#374416 - 11/16/16 02:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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Thanks

Robert, Noël, Greg and Torrey.

Torrey (you inspire people to make music too!!).

Thanks that's a compliment in a million .

Colin

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#374468 - 11/16/16 07:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Colly,

Definitely a song from the late 60's early 70's
I too would like to learn of the instrs used but apart from that I really enjoyed.
A boy-band wearing tartan could have done/mimed your song and the girls would have been a-screaming uncontrollably grin

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#374631 - 11/17/16 05:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Colly,

A very enjoyable song with an anthemic quality to it.
I can imagine everyone waving their cigarette lighters to this one at a Colly gig.

Loved your vocals and all the guitars.

Nice one,
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#374634 - 11/17/16 05:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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90 dB Offline
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Colly,


This is no "wee" song. I love it!



Regards,

Bob

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#374644 - 11/17/16 06:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Colly, I enjoyed the lyrics. The guitars sound great. Good vocals and an excellent mix. Nicely done. Tom

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#374674 - 11/17/16 10:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Will B - PG Music Offline
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Awesome song, Colly. I love how the drums build up in the chorus, that's a really nice touch. The whole vocal performance is amazing too -- it'd be great to see a lyric sheet! (Ps. love the track art that you chose!!)
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#374676 - 11/17/16 11:07 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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Colly,

Cool arrangement and vocal captures the nostalgic feel.
Seeing the lyrics would be nice - I missed some of the words.

Enjoyed it!

+1 on that track art.

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#374678 - 11/17/16 11:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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Thanks

Will, Sundance For your comments.

On the lyrics...yea I will be doing a wee update on it.

colin

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#374894 - 11/18/16 12:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: new wee song UPDATE [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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AS REQUESTED

STYLE

CROK12S.STY. Classic Rock w/ Held 12 String
All RealTracks. Quintet. Tempo=65 (60-85)
RD: NashvilleEven16^1-a:Sidestick, HiHat , b:Snare, Ride
366: Bass, Electric, Country Ev 065 ,
RT688: Organ, B3, Background Pop Ev 065 ,
RT1002: Guitar, 12-String Acoustic, Rhythm ClassicRockA-B Ev16 065
RT803: Guitar, Electric, Rhythm DrivingCountryBalladClean Ev 065



LOOKING BACK

wE GREW UP TOGETHER ,YOU AND I ,THEN WE FINALLY FELL IN LOVE.

HOLDING ON TO EACH OTHER AND THE DREAMS WE HAD,FOR THE TIMES THAT LAY AHEAD FOR US.



LOOKING BACK NOW THAT WERE OLDER,TO THE TIMES WE WERE WILD AND FREE.

LOOKING BACK LIVING FOR EACH OTHER EVERYDAY LOVING IN EVERY WAY.

LOOKING BACK WHEN DID WE GET OLDER,LOOKING BACK TO THE WAY IT USED TO BE.


INSTRUMENTAL



HOPING AND PRAYING THE TIME WOULD COME, WE WOULD FINALLY GET TO WERE WE BELONG

EVERY NIGHT AS WE WERE LAYING MAKING LOVE, BENEATH THAT STARRY SUMMER SKY ABOVE.



LOOKING BACK NOW THAT WERE OLDER,TO THE TIMES WE WERE WILD AND FREE.

LOOKING BACK LIVING FOR EACH OTHER EVERYDAY LOVING IN EVERY WAY.

LOOKING BACK WHEN DID WE GET OLDER,LOOKING BACK TO THE WAY IT USED TO BE.


Thanks

colin

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