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I tried my hand at a ballad entitled, "Love Will Win."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9I6-BK9eho

For the piece, I used "Power Tracks Pro" 2018 exclusively. I arranged, performed and mixed the piece; my friend Maggie Rose sang the lyrics. Created in my home studio in Calgary, Alberta. Sounds are from Garritan and IK Multimedia Vsti plugins.

Verse 1:

Morning comes and sings a brand new song,
Music fills the air,
A hopeless past to overwhelm the soul,
Has no place to bare.

Verse 2:

Peace transcends and fills an empty heart,
Bringing forth faith and love.
Doubts break and daylight warms the soul,
A new time's begun.

Chorus:

I don't know why I see light in the sky,
When the journey's cold but He sacrificed.
Making a way to overcome this life
I will never be in doubt and hurt again,
Love will win.

Verse 3:

Day time sun sets and brings on the night,
Melody sings so gently, softly.
Light eternal leads the path so bright,
Hope for another day.

SOLO

Chorus:

I don't know why I see light in the sky,
When the journey's cold but He sacrificed.
Making a way to overcome this life
I will never be in doubt and hurt again,
Love will win.

I will never be in doubt and hurt again,
Love will win.

©2019 by Coffee Notes Music

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Very pretty ballad Lorne!! I'm not sure I've heard anything by you before, so WELCOME!! This is a really nice spiritual song. The vocal processing works really well with the message, and your friend did a lovely job! This is really strong from a writing and production standpoint! Nice job!! Take care. Greg

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I like how you bought all the instruments in on the second verse.
Very delicate tune. Very well done. Welcome to the forum.
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Thank you Greg and Rob for your kind assessment. Actually, I was here a year ago and posted a song called "May I?". It's found here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApTxbvm34M0

Thanks!

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Coffee Notes Music,
Very good arrangement and vocals by Maggie Rose!
Got a modern feel with warm vintage outlook.

Thank you for sharing,
Misha.

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Wow - this is stunning! I loved the slow progression in this, and your vocals are gentle and pristine. When it finally reaches it's peak near the end it really is something to behold. I wouldn't bat an eyelash if I heard this on the radio.

You should be proud of this one - thanks for sharing smile


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Lorne...
A lovely composition...
Good melody & lyrics...
Ms Rose delivered a wonderful vocal...
I really like the ending fade...
Amazing testament to the use of Power Tracks for the production & mixing of songs...
I certainly enjoyed listening to your creativity.


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Hey there Lorne, I really enjoyed the overall tone of this. I found this very easy to listen. Those strings are very relaxing to listen to. Great use of reverb on the vocals. Well done!


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Wow - wonderful job. The production is close to flawless (to my ears, at least), the writing is infused with a variety of influences yet sounds unique to you, the singing is crystalline. A very different track to what I've heard lately - I loved it.

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I let my singer view this thread and we're both overwhelmed by the positive spirit in this forum. Thank you!

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"Peace transcends and fills an empty heart" is such a lovely line. Thanks for sharing!


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Leeky,

Pretty tune . . . very sweet vocal, too. Magnetic melody and hook in the chorus. This has a little bit of a Broadway show feel to it . . . which I really like. And overall the production is just really solid—great mix. Enjoyed this one a lot.

All the best,

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What a great set of melody and words. This has the soaring feel of a song that might pop up in a film or theater, but also fits as an anthem contemporary christian. For the record, I agree with the title.


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Well done all around...the vocal, the write, the arrangement and backing tracks are all engaging.

And we love the message.

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This is an excellent song. Awesome vocalist. Super backtrack. Well done


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I forgot to give credit, where it is due. I used "Sound Forge Studio 12.6" to normalize the wave file and create the fade at the end. My apologies.

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Thank you very much. smile

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Very beautiful song! Quite a majestic ballad, especially in the chorus.

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Tranquil ballad

nice melody, very nice vocals

very pretty

enjoyed the listen,

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Leeky, what a beautiful song!! And an excellent vocal also! Wonderful backtrack supporting it all! Your mix sound really good to me! Very fine work from beginning to end! Thanks, Torrey




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