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#179294 - 11/18/12 10:50 AM [User Showcase] Dance With Me In Orkney
Registered: 12/12/02
Posts: 1182
Loc: Scotland
George Nelson Offline
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Registered: 12/12/02
Posts: 1182
Loc: Scotland
Hi All,

My neighbour/neighbor has got the Lyric virus.
She can't stop writing Lyrics HaHa
She wrote this Lyric and asked me to write a song for her.

Well here it is:Dance With me in Orkney

It is different from other songs I have written as I used a RealStyle that I made myself (see Song Summary below)
I tried to give it a beat that the young ones would dance to.
If you feel your feet tapping don't blame me HaHa


****** Song Summary *************
Title: Dance with me in Orkney
Key=D , Tempo 125, Length (m:s)=2:29
2 bar intro, 72 bar chorus, from bar 3 to bar 74.


Style is =ROCREL.STY (Rocktron style with RealTracks)
Style MIDI Instruments are : Syn Bass 1 (39), Pad-Poly Synth (91),
RealTracks in style: 698:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm ElecRockDirty Ev 120(A:muted)
RealTracks in style: 657:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm TexasRockChop Ev 120
RealTracks in song: ~434:Fiddle, Soloist Bluegrass Ev 130
RealDrums in style: TechnoIndy^01-a,b:CycleSubstyles
*******************


Lyrics

Come with me to Orkney
Green Islands in the sea
A timeless place awaits you
And tomorrow you'll be free

Dance with me in Orkney
At the closing of the day
Watch a blazing sunset
And dance the night away

A new day here in Orkney
Will fill your heart with peace
You can be quite certain
Your cares and worries all will cease

Instrumental

Dance with me in Orkney
At the closing of the day
Watch a blazing sunset
And dance the night away

Sing the songs of Orkney
Hear the fiddles Play
Watch the seabirds soaring
And toss all your cares away

Instrumental

Dance with me in Orkney
At the closing of the day
Watch a blazing sunset
And dance the night away

Come with me to Orkney
Green Islands in the sea
A timeless place awaits you
And tomorrow you'll be free

Thanks in advance for taking a listen.

Regards
George
_________________________
Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, Biab 2019 614, Realband 2019 2
i7 Desktop Computer 16Gb Memory


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#179295 - 11/19/12 01:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Dance With Me In Orkney [Re: George Nelson]
Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
seeker Offline
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Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
Great Dance beat, would never had dreamed it could fit
this type of song.

The lyrics are simple but fit the song great.

My monitor system Sub is a bit hot, maybe tiny bit lower
on bass/drum.

Fun music, can just see groups of folks with beers in hand
dancing about.

I've only been to U.K. one time, Upper Heyford, Cambridge doing the
pub rounds. then 36 hours in London. Just a tease. 1965, just few years
ago.

Thanks for sharing your neighbors lyrics, and your hard work!
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FrankB

Down The Street vs2015 12-03-2014
Win7, AMD QuadA8-5500,16GB,2TeraHD, Komplete 10
PG Ultra Plus 2016,Alesis 12USB, Sonar Platinum

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#179296 - 11/20/12 04:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Dance With Me In Orkney [Re: seeker]
Registered: 12/12/02
Posts: 1182
Loc: Scotland
George Nelson Offline
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Registered: 12/12/02
Posts: 1182
Loc: Scotland
Hi Seeker,

I wanted to write a song that was out-with my normal scene.
I wanted people to dance and have fun.
I know that the bass and drums are a little hot, but, isn't that what is popular today?

Anyway, I thank you for your comments.
If you ever get to Scotland you will enjoy your visit (no need to go on pub crawl)

Best regards
George
_________________________
Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, Biab 2019 614, Realband 2019 2
i7 Desktop Computer 16Gb Memory


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#179297 - 11/20/12 11:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: Dance With Me In Orkney [Re: George Nelson]
Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
seeker Offline
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Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA
George,

That is true. I have kicked up bass in my songs after
listening to a lot of others wit heavy bass.

It is a great fun and dance song, hope you can play it at one
of your pubs.
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FrankB

Down The Street vs2015 12-03-2014
Win7, AMD QuadA8-5500,16GB,2TeraHD, Komplete 10
PG Ultra Plus 2016,Alesis 12USB, Sonar Platinum

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