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#375122 - 11/19/16 05:02 PM [User Showcase] STRAY
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colly Offline
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another wee song.

https://soundcloud.com/user-colly/stray

BALADAP.STY. Country Ballad w/ Piano
All RealTracks. Quintet. Tempo=65 (55-100)
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RT366: Bass, Electric, Country Ev 065 , Dow Tomlin
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68: Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Ev 065 , Jason Roller
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Memo: Relaxed country ballad with acoustic Piano. Other RealTracks include acoustic and electric guitars, electric Bass and Nashville RealDrums. T=55-100
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TEMPO 65

such a lonely time, its the only time, that I've really missed you.

when we said goodbye, that little white lie, I was crying over you.

chorus

when you went away, left me there that day, then I wondered why, why I didn't try,

broke my heart in two, when you said were through, you just walked away, on that rainy day,

left me all alone, why ill never know did I ...stray.

instrumental


if there could only be, one more time for me,

then I would hold you in my arms, I would thank the gods above for

your tender love, and what you mean to me.


when you went away, left me there that day, then I wondered why, why I didn't try,

broke my heart in two, when you said were through, you just walked away, on that rainy day,

left me all alone, why ill never know did I ...stray.

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#375133 - 11/19/16 06:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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VideoTrack Offline
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Great song Colly,

I really enjoyed this from start to finish.

Very impressive vocal, and excellent choice of tracks.

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#375134 - 11/19/16 06:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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Thanks videotrack

I am really impressed what we can do with biab .

I listen to all the tracks posted. But I don't comment all the time.

If you all remember I am new ,more than all things to a forum.


so I watch my p and qs so to speak.

Thanks

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#375145 - 11/19/16 09:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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thanks

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#375317 - 11/20/16 05:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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Colly,

There`s a 50`s feel to this enjoyable ballad.Your vocal sounds good and I liked the arrangement -particularly the strings coming in.
Nice one!

Robert

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#375373 - 11/21/16 01:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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Colly

Nice classic rock sound with a top quality vocal.

Just a small suggestion for what it's worth the 2nd instrumental with the strings is more defined as an instrumental whereas the first one has a nice sounding guitar but it sounds a bit far back and a bit like the backing track to me(which you may have intended).

Anyway nice song and lyric.

Peter

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#375380 - 11/21/16 02:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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Thanks Robert and peter.

Peter yes your spot on had a listen on sound cloud and it does sound like

just backing.

Back to the workshop.

Thanks again

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#375444 - 11/21/16 11:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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Excellent tune. I agree this reminded me of the songs from the 50's. Has a definitel DOP-[*****] feel to it

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#375451 - 11/21/16 12:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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Sounds like you're a quick learner colly!

The only improvements I could suggest would be the inclusion of a hook and a more clearly defined melody in the break sections.
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#375458 - 11/21/16 12:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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Thanks Scott and mglinert for your comments.

Scott I did not get what ( DOP-[*****] feel to it) means just me !.


Thanks Again

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#375484 - 11/21/16 02:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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An incredible retro production on a dead-on 50s sounding retro hit. High quality stuff.

You did some unexpected things towards the end that added a brilliant twist to the genre. Pretty amazing man.

Great job.
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#375506 - 11/21/16 04:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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Colly, good work! Great job on the vocals and mix! Thank, Torrey
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#375528 - 11/21/16 09:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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Thanks David and Torrey

For your comments .

I have been doing a bit of tweaking with this one.

As I did feel the middle instrumental a bit hum drum....

Thanks

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#375623 - 11/22/16 12:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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Very pretty song!! Brings back memories of a wonderful era. Great vocals and production. Liked the strings at the end. Very enjoyable!! Take care. Greg

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#375934 - 11/23/16 05:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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Thanks for your comments Greg.

yea It was a wonderful era.

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#376017 - 11/23/16 09:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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Colly - I'm really enjoying listening to this song!

This is our "Hot Forum Topic" for today.

smile

Keep 'em coming!
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#376020 - 11/23/16 09:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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colly Offline
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Callie

Thanks

This is our "Hot Forum Topic" for today.

I AM CHUFFED..

Thank you

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#376031 - 11/23/16 09:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: colly]
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Hi colly,

Nice work! You've composed and produced an excellent work in the style of the 50s. I enjoyed listening.

Regards,
Noel
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#376246 - 11/23/16 05:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: STRAY [Re: Robertkc]
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Originally Posted By: Robertkc
Colly,

There`s a 50`s feel to this enjoyable ballad.Your vocal sounds good and I liked the arrangement -particularly the strings coming in.
Nice one!

Robert


+1! Very cool fifties vibe.

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