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#374420 - 11/16/16 03:17 AM [User Showcase] Have You Ever…?
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molsenhouse Offline
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Just love playing around with the different styles in Biab – from country to jazz, from irish folk to rock'n roll and a whole lot more.

This one is…
…a rocker, I think!

HAVE YOU EVER…?

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Biab tracks and style used in this recording:

Real 995 Bass, Electric, HardRockLA Ev 120
RealDrums RockHardLA^1-ClsdHt,HlfOpHt
Real 686 Organ, B3, Background Pop Ev 120

Style is _HROCKLA.STY




Lyrics:

HAVE YOU EVER…?
Sometimes I wonder; what will come after this?
What is the next stumbling step that we do for our kids?

Did you see the man that tried to cross the ocean
with his family
The little boy that didn't make it
Another endless victim of the sea!

Have you ever seen daddy crying like a little girl?
Have you ever seen mums eyes looking beyond this world?

Did you see the man coming down from the mountain
To his kin
Carrying the deer on his shoulders
With a smile just like Huckleberry Finn

Have you ever seen your mother with such a big smiling face?
Have you ever seen your sisters and brothers so embraced?

Do you ever long for summer
Do you ever long for summer
Or is it winter, autumn or spring?
I wanna KNOW!!!

There's quite an issue here, and it's blinding my eyes
I try to open my ears, but still hear a lot of lies

Have you ever seen the Ministers, the Mullahs or the Presidents
Have you ever seen those power-people making amends?

Do they ever long for summer
Do they ever long for summer
Or is it winter, autumn or spring?
I wanna KNOW!!!

As a matter of fact, it doesn't mean a thing
We all have to make amends!
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#374422 - 11/16/16 03:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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A great heavy sound, with a powerful introduction.

Ideal use of instruments.

The style worked really well and I did enjoy the listen.
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#374441 - 11/16/16 05:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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Was hooked from the first bar!

A great song and a fabulous arrangement.

Loved everything about it.

ROG.

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#374444 - 11/16/16 05:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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Love it! The opening is fantastic. Great playing, vocals, arrangement and a standout mix. Great work! Tom

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#374449 - 11/16/16 05:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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einar,

This is outstanding. A terrific rock sound - excellent mix. Good vocals, nice arrangement.... Really like how you used the organ.

Well done, all the way around...

Terrific listen. Enjoyed it...

floyd

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#374471 - 11/16/16 07:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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A great rock song
thoroughly enjoyed, sounds great LOUD!!

Alyn
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#374476 - 11/16/16 08:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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Really great arrangement, and I agree with Floyd, the organ is so tasteful throughout. I LOVE the last "Do they ever..." section leading into that ripping guitar solo straight through to the end. Awesome stuff.
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#374510 - 11/16/16 11:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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Yes rock song for sure. Loved it. Excellent vocal . Hear little Ric Ocasek


Edited by Scottt709 (11/16/16 11:51 AM)

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#374532 - 11/16/16 01:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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molsenhouse, man you have created a great sound here. I can tell a lot of love for your music went into this production. Great overall sound, guitars are fantastic and I really appreciated the way you used the organ sounds. But above that, loved the vocal. You remind me of Al Stewart, one of my favorites. Take care, Torrey.


Edited by Torrey Bliss (11/16/16 01:39 PM)
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#374535 - 11/16/16 01:46 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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Very good work indeed. You don't hear rock on the forum all that much.
The vocals could be a little louder in the mix here and there.

Rob
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#374611 - 11/17/16 03:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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Great opening! Kind of SRV meets Bruce Springsteen.
The rest of the song has a J Geils, Centerfold vibe to it.

Vocals are top notch and also a tremendous production.

Nice one,
Jez
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#374689 - 11/17/16 01:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: ROG]
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Originally Posted By: ROG
Was hooked from the first bar!

A great song and a fabulous arrangement.

Loved everything about it.

ROG.


YEAH!! This one just feels good! Great road radio music. Organ sounds great (sounds custom played), and your guitar work is great, as are your vocals. AWESOME!! Take care. Greg

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#374694 - 11/17/16 01:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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Its all been said- I agree with the plaudits... plus these are some very unusual and cool lyrics.
Great song!

Robert

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#374797 - 11/18/16 04:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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wow – thanks for all your great comments and thanks for listening!

videotrack, rog, tommy, floyd, alyn, will, rob and greg – thanks for paying attention to this song – the organ was generated several times – ended up with switching between two organ tracks to fulfill the song (according to my ears ;-)

scott, torrey and jez: "Ric Ocasek, Al Stewart, SRV meets Bruce Springsteen, J Geils, Centerfold" – I'M NOT WORTHY!!!

…but, thanks a lot!

jez; the lead guitar sound is actually based on a patch from my vg99 called; "Let SRV Dance" ;-)

torrey; the vocals – i'm working on it – i've never consider myself a vocalist (always been a "stringman";) – though, it usually works well for choirs and 2. and 3. vocals – but, thanks for your encouraging words – and your LOVE for music! that means a lot!!!

rob; about the vocals – i discovered that mix on the mp3 sc-file is more muddy than the original 24/48-file used for mastering – just uploaded the song for streaming on apple music/spotify etc., hopefully it sounds better there – and of course, it has to be played LOUD – "It's only Rock'n Roll!"

and robert; thanks for your comment about the lyrics – really appreciated it! :-)
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#374808 - 11/18/16 05:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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What a great song. I've been hooked on your music since hearing "Cry,cry,cry". This is top notch in lyrics, arrangement, mix and production. It makes us all glad you discovered PGMusic's Biab and graciously share your work with us here on the forum.

Enjoyed my listen and will be back for many more.


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#375012 - 11/19/16 03:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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thanks for your very nice words, charlie! :-)
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#375017 - 11/19/16 03:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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"Thanks again PG Music for making dreams come true!"

They certainly are! What a great production. Top notch. I can hear this on the radio.
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#375226 - 11/20/16 08:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: ROG]
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Originally Posted By: ROG
Was hooked from the first bar!

A great song and a fabulous arrangement.

Loved everything about it.

ROG.


What he said!!!

This productions sounds terrific on our monitors. Everything is in the pocket. Great write, vocals, arrangement, solo, and mix.

We're looking forward to the next one.

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#375227 - 11/20/16 08:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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This is great! I can absolutely hear this on the radio... Outstanding job.

Bob

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#375607 - 11/22/16 11:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Ever…? [Re: molsenhouse]
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joanne, janice & bud, bob:

thanks for stopping by, listening and commenting – highly appreciate it!

…and radio – yes, it would have been fun – maybe the PG Radio!

i just make music – don't know much about how to get "through the radio-jungle" with original music without a record company, not in my own country and definitely not on an international commercial radio market

but, internet has opened a lot of new possibilities – and this forum is really GREAT – the BEST!!!

chatting with all the fabulous people that loves music, makes music and share it for free – could it be better?

well, of course meeting all of you in a PG MUSIC WORLD GATHERING – in Grand Ole Opry, Nashville – that would be something… ;-)
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