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#409749 - 04/28/17 06:04 AM [User Showcase] Wrong Turn
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Usually when you hear the phrase " unintended consequences " it is about something bad. Not necessarily the case. Many thanks to all that listen and comment.



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Wrong Turn

Always said I was a traveller never settle down

No woman’s gonna tame me then I’d laugh out loud

guess that i knew better than to believe in my own lies

a master of deception a total waste of time


late at night I’d have a thought life is better shared

Once again I laughed it off as if I didn’t care


It was a wrong turn that led me to her doorstep

thought that I was on another road

It was a wrong turn but it was meant to happen

Sure am glad I took the long way home



sit here by the wood stove throwing memories in the coals

I've been Burned so many times Ash is all I know

don’t want to have to go through all that pain again

Hard to feel any warmth at all from the places that I’ve been


Whenever it gets colder you can hear the north wind blow

And every time I hold her I thank God I’m not alone


It was a wrong turn that led me to her doorstep

thought that I was on another road

It was a wrong turn but it was meant to happen

Sure am glad I took the long way home


It was a wrong turn that led me to her doorstep

thought that I was on another road

It was a wrong turn but it was meant to happen

Sure am glad I took the long way home

©2017 Thomas Adams


Edited by tommyad (04/30/17 02:14 PM)

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#409750 - 04/28/17 06:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Great intro, super guitar!

The intro is so important to grab listeners
and too often ignored by songwriters.

This has a strong hook

Such a solid song, has feeling and the execution
and production is top notch

Tommy you're a pro

enjoyed!

Kenny

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#409752 - 04/28/17 06:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: 44kfl]
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Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Great intro, super guitar!

The intro is so important to grab listeners
and too often ignored by songwriters.

This has a strong hook



Pretty much exactly what I was thinking.

Sounds like a hit to me, but then all your songs do!
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#409755 - 04/28/17 07:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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I agree super intro on this tune. Excellent vocal and very cool lyrics. Guitar as always was exceptional.
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#409774 - 04/28/17 09:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Great job on this, Tommy! As it was mentioned by others, the hook on this song is truly grabbing. I could imagine hearing this on the radio, no questions asked! Keep up the amazing work, can't wait to hear more from you smile
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#409781 - 04/28/17 09:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Tommy,

Once again you have delivered a very melodic rock song, with very cool guitar work as usual!

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#409794 - 04/28/17 10:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Tom,

Now this is the kind of song I wish I could find on the radio -
a super intro ( so I`m not tempted to fast forward) and with a great hook on the chorus that had me humming along the second time round.
The bonus is in the lyrics - such a neat twist on the familiar and with some really cool lines:

"sit here by the wood stove throwing memories in the coals

I've been Burned so many times Ash is all I know"

Very enjoyable music!

Robert

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#409800 - 04/28/17 11:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Hi Tom,

Clicking onto one of your songs is like tuning into a radio station that doesn't exist but sure as hell should. We could listen to a station playing your songs all day - and probably all night, too.

As everyone has already commented, your intro is an instant attention grabber. This sounds as professional as anything we've heard here and a lot of other places. The play on words with "wrong turn" and "wrong way home" meld perfectly for the story in the lyric.

The arrangement is thoughtfully structured with lots of variety, yet keeping everything perfectly melded. Plainly stated, this is damned good music!

Thanks for a great listen.

Alan & Di
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#409805 - 04/28/17 11:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Love it! Great lyrics, instrumentation, production. Keep 'em coming.

Bob cool

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#409835 - 04/28/17 03:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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"Sure am glad I took the long way home."

What a line!!

Man, everything you write is a hit.

This is another one!!
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#409841 - 04/28/17 04:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Great song and performance. Enjoyed it a lot.

Charlie
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#409842 - 04/28/17 04:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Tom,

Wow! Just great... Love the song, tracks and mix. Your vocal is outstanding.

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#409899 - 04/29/17 05:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Great intro, super guitar!

The intro is so important to grab listeners
and too often ignored by songwriters.

This has a strong hook

Such a solid song, has feeling and the execution
and production is top notch

Tommy you're a pro

enjoyed!

Kenny
Kenny, I have always been a sucker for a signature lick. Think of all the great songs that you can identify immediately from the opening guitar part. Thanks for all the generous comments. They are appreciated. Tom
Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Great intro, super guitar!

The intro is so important to grab listeners
and too often ignored by songwriters.

This has a strong hook



Pretty much exactly what I was thinking.

Sounds like a hit to me, but then all your songs do!
Dave, that's a real nice thing to say. Thanks! Tom

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#409913 - 04/29/17 06:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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"late at night I’d have a thought life is better shared
Once again I laughed it off as if I didn’t care"

Nice.

And, already mentioned...
"sit here by the wood stove throwing memories in the coals
I've been Burned so many times Ash is all I know"

Consistently excellent. Write, vocals, mix. Nice guitar licks.

Super, super, super. Top-notch all around. (Think I'll just copy this for the next song...)

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#409914 - 04/29/17 06:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Tom,

This is excellent on so many levels. Really enjoyed it.


Regards,


Bob

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#410017 - 04/30/17 04:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
I agree super intro on this tune. Excellent vocal and very cool lyrics. Guitar as always was exceptional.
Scott, Thanks for the great comments. Tom

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#410063 - 04/30/17 11:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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"sit here by the wood stove throwing memories in the coals"

What a killer line...could've been throwing letters or photos in the coals or could just have been letting thoughts flow into the coals.

And that is one line of so many fine ones. Everybody has mentioned the super effective hook and, yep, man is it ever.

The whole production is tightly glued together with your engineering skills. The loops, RT's, your acoustic/electric guitars all sound like a group of tight studio artists.

And the vocal, Tom you are stretching out more vocally with each production and it is working big time. Nothing really left to say other than "keep 'em coming!"

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#410064 - 04/30/17 11:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Love this!

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#410131 - 05/01/17 02:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: tommyad]
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Tom

Yep, that was real good!!

Peter

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#410254 - 05/01/17 02:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Wrong Turn [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Deryk - PG Music
Great job on this, Tommy! As it was mentioned by others, the hook on this song is truly grabbing. I could imagine hearing this on the radio, no questions asked! Keep up the amazing work, can't wait to hear more from you smile
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Derek, it's always great when a staffer comments. Thanks. We all appreciate what you do. Tom

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