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#503768 - 11/24/18 03:16 PM [User Showcase] Light It Up
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Hi All,

Here's something new...

This is called Light It Up.

Looking down our empty street
I can see the rain’s still falling
And was it yesterday
Some real promises were broken
I don’t know just what is real
Cause I’m aware I’m falling
This house is quiet tonight
Except for the strangers calling

So good
So fine
Light it up baby
Just one more time
Before you go
Turn it up
Burn it down

Looking down memory lane
I can see the shadows falling
And was it in my mind
Some final words were spoken
I don’t accept what I feel
Cause I know you’re falling
This is my last appeal
Except for the days I’m calling

So good
So fine
Light it up baby
Just one more time
Before you go
Turn it up
Burn it down

So good
So fine
Light it up baby
Just one more time
Before you go
Turn it up
Burn it down

All BIAB Tracks:
2474: Bass, Acoustic, Held Ev 085
2505: Piano, Electric, HeldChords 085
1118: Guitar, 12-String Acoustic, Strumming Ev 085
365: Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Ev 085
832: Guitar, Electric, Rhythm, AltCountryMoody Ev 075
Loop: Chillout/Chillout_dimensions_145
RealDrums: PopPromiseEv16 a:Snare on 4, HiHat, b: Snare

As always - thanks for listening!

Bob

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#503775 - 11/24/18 03:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Really well written ballad. Reminded me of Dylon.

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#503779 - 11/24/18 04:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Joe -PG Music Offline
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Well done rsdean! Really enjoyed the tempo that this is at. Great choice of instrumentation too they sound very nice together. Thanks for sharing!
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#503782 - 11/24/18 04:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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rayc Offline
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Sounds cool.
the 1st guitar chord is alarmingly loud though.
Your vocal is just right for the setting though there're some levels, plosives and essing that could be treated with a fast attack compressor etc. to make it sit even better.
Good work.
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#503792 - 11/24/18 04:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Bob,

There`s a slow burn to this one I enjoyed - lots of emotion in your vocals especially the chorus.
Love that Americana rhythm guitar building through the song.
Very good!

Robert

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#503807 - 11/24/18 05:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Hi Robert,

You never disappoint. Every time I click onto one of your songs I know I'm in for a treat - and this was a delicious one! That slow burn Robert mentioned is spot on and works so nicely for this one. Your vocal sits right in it like an added touch of sugar in a hot chocolate. Totally enjoyed it! Best to you.


Edited by Al-David (11/27/18 02:05 PM)
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#503822 - 11/24/18 06:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Scott C Offline
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This sounded so good on the headphones. I really liked the intro. Your voice has always reminded me of Dylan. This is one of your best vocals Bob. Such a cool song. Perfect for a Saturday night.

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#503871 - 11/25/18 03:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: Rob4580]
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Rob,

Thanks so much.

Bob

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#503881 - 11/25/18 05:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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I always enjoy hearing your music, such passion in those vocals! And great writing.

I liked that first guitar part, didn't seem too loud to me. Mix sounds good through both the studio headphones and monitors.

Another good song from you!

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#503891 - 11/25/18 06:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Tano Music Offline
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Bob, enjoyed my listen! I especially liked:
1) how you created a distinction between the verse music and the 'in-between' bars...using the elec 12-string strum to 'calm down' the backing to support your verse vocals.
2) the strong, but simple chorus melody/lyric: using 2- to 4- syllables per line...very efficient and good for the listening!
3) your vocal, just right for the genre...and produced so professionally! I'm envious!!
4) the overall song didn't try to do too much, you stuck to your message, lyrically and musically--I think that really shows excellent design!

Thanks for posting your outstanding work!

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#503893 - 11/25/18 06:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Bob,

This is so cool man! I really enjoyed this!

I can always count on you to give us a taste of the West Village, and those rainy, midnight, desolate, crime-ridden and forbidden streets with Lou Reed hunched over in the darkness smoking a cigarette on the corner standing in a pile of dirty New York City snow--

while everyone else is writing Christmas songs.

smile

I love it!!

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#503900 - 11/25/18 06:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Bob,

You are on Fire! This oozes passion.


Good write. Good band. Awesome vocal.


Excellent listen start to finish.

fj

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#503932 - 11/25/18 09:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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dcuny Offline
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Enjoyed the listen - solid work all around.
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Vocal control, you say. Never heard of it. Is that some kind of ProTools thing?

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#503940 - 11/25/18 11:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Bob, I really like this one. The highly compressed snare and the dry elec rhythm guitar were inspired choices. The build to the higher melody in the choruses just let’s them fly. Great work, Tom

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#503948 - 11/25/18 12:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: Joe -PG Music]
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Joe,

Thanks so much.

Bob

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#503997 - 11/25/18 04:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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Will Josef Offline
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Very nice song, I enjoyed listening to this track. Very smooth and pleasant voice. Well done!

Will

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#504061 - 11/26/18 03:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rayc]
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Ray,

Thanks - appreciate the listen.

Bob

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#504091 - 11/26/18 08:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: Robertkc]
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rsdean Offline
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Robert,

I appreciate that - thanks!

Bob

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#504098 - 11/26/18 09:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: rsdean]
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What a great reflective write,

So good
So fine
Light it up baby
Just one more time
Before you go
Turn it up
Burn it down

love these lines, so strong, so good

enjoyed the heck out of the listen,

Kenny

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#504298 - 11/27/18 03:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: Light It Up [Re: Al-David]
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Alan,

Thanks. I appreciate that!

Bob

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