You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#542053 - 06/20/19 05:08 PM [User Showcase] Maybe out there
Registered: 06/22/16
Posts: 338
Loc: england
Biglad Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 06/22/16
Posts: 338
Loc: england

After watching jeff bridges in Crazy Heart ,this melody and song fell into place.
I tried to keep it as simple as possible only four real tracks .
have a listen and any feed back is welcomed
cheers brad

https://soundcloud.com/brad-stevens-uk/maybe-out-there





TIRED OLE HIGHWAYS
AND WORN OUT DUSTY TRACKS
IVE WALKED THEM ALL JUST TRYING TO FIX
THIS SAD OBESESION
WITH LOVERS FROM MY PAST
CRADELLED IN A WOUNDED HEART
AND BLEEDING FROM STONES CAST

MOTEL ROOMS AND RUN DOWN HONKY BARS
CANT HIDE THE SHAME
THATS WRITTEN ON MY HEART
TAINTED MEMORIES
IN A WALLET BARE WITH LOVE
IVE LOST AND PLAYED THE GAME OF CHANCE
AND IVE HAD ENOUGH

MAYBE OUT THERE IS SOMEOME
AINT GOT TO MANY MAYBES LEFT
MAYBE ILL FIND THAT ONE
THROW OFF THESE CHANS OF REGRET

TOLD ALL MY DEMONS
FROM DRINK TO DRUGS TO CRIME
IM ALL OVER YOU
AND ITS ABOUT DAMN TIME
TO FIND AN ANGEL
WHO CAN LIFT ME TO SKYS
WHO CAN UNDERSTAND THIS TROUBLED MAN
AND THE HURT HE'S LEFT BEHIND


HARMONICA SOLO


MAYBE OUT THERE IS SOMEONE
AINT GOT TO MANY MAYBES LEFT
MAYBE ILL FIND THAT ONE
THROW OFF THESE CHAINS OF REGRET

COLD MOTEL ROOMS
AND WORN OUT CARPET BARE
ARE THE SOUND OF LONELY THAT I OFTEN HEAR
SCATTERED BOTTLES
AND WHISKEY ON MY CLOTHES
ARE THE KIND OF LIFE I CHOSE TO LVE
AND ALL IVE KNOWN


MAYBE OUT THERE IS SOMEONE
AINT GOT TO MANY MAYBES LEFT
MAYBE ILL FIND THAT ONE
THROW OFF THESE CHAINS OF REGRET
I JUST AINT GOT THERE YET
_________________________
Os Windows Biab 2018. studio one pro 3 ozone 8 focusrite 214 se electronics Gemini mic

Top
#542069 - 06/20/19 06:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 6327
Loc: Originally Missouri ... Now Al...
Al-David Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 6327
Loc: Originally Missouri ... Now Al...
Hi Brad ...

I think this is my favorite of all your songs I've listened to. The simplicity of the backing tracks was just what this needed. Your vocal was spot on. That was a real sweet listen! I enjoyed my listen very much.

Alan
_________________________
BIAB 2022 Ultra Plus-all StylePaks*Win10*8GB DDR4*I5-6th Gen*AT 2035 Mic*Peavey Nashville 112 Amp*Ibanez ART120 Electric/Washburn D200S Acoustic*Stromberg Monterey Jazz Guitar

Loops: https://aldavidmusic.wixsite.com/bestmusicloops


Top
#542100 - 06/21/19 02:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 5124
Loc: Cooran Queensland Australia
rayc Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 5124
Loc: Cooran Queensland Australia
Very intimate, stripped back and allows the focus on the voice delivering the narrative.
Well done.
_________________________
Cheers
rayc
"What's so funny about peace, love & understanding?" - N.Lowe

Top
#542126 - 06/21/19 06:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 02/15/17
Posts: 3414
Deryk - PG Music Offline
PG Music Staff

Registered: 02/15/17
Posts: 3414
Wow - what pretty and perfectly simple song. Sometimes less really is more, and for me this is a shining example. It is gorgeous, and flows extremely well. You can really feel the emotion here.

You should be proud of this one - thanks for sharing smile
_________________________
Cheers,
Deryk

Top
#542146 - 06/21/19 08:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
Registered: 06/22/16
Posts: 338
Loc: england
Biglad Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 06/22/16
Posts: 338
Loc: england
Thank you Deryk , Al and racy . Very kind of you to give feedback
Cheers brad
_________________________
Os Windows Biab 2018. studio one pro 3 ozone 8 focusrite 214 se electronics Gemini mic

Top
#542147 - 06/21/19 08:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 5373
Loc: New York
rsdean Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 5373
Loc: New York
Brad,

I love this. One of your best as far as I am concerned. Great lyric, arrangement and vocal.

Bob

Top
#542180 - 06/21/19 10:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 12545
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 12545
Loc: GA USA
"AINT GOT TO MANY MAYBES LEFT"

Love that line.

One of those nothing left to add nothing left to take away mixes that we like.

Just what the nice write and vocal performance needed to "speak."

Well done!!

J&B
_________________________
J&B Videos
J&B Soundcloud
J&B Website

Top
#542185 - 06/21/19 11:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 03/07/18
Posts: 4315
Rustyspoon# Offline
Veteran

Registered: 03/07/18
Posts: 4315
Brad,
solid tune. I think you made a good choice of not making it busy. Excellent lyrics and production!

Thank you for sharing!

Misha.

Top
#542197 - 06/21/19 12:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 10697
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 10697
Loc: Florida
Brad,

A good write. Well sung.

The guitar sounds good (what is it? an RT?). The steel is nice (but there are a few notes that seem to cut off real fast (not a typical thing for a steel to do).

A good listen. It has "heart".

fj

Top
#542239 - 06/21/19 03:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 1664
Joe -PG Music Offline
PG Music Staff

Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 1664
Nice work Biglad, I really enjoyed the overall tone of this. This sounds very full and I dig the overall timbres. Fantastic work on the vocals. Thanks for sharing!
_________________________
Cheers,
Joe

Top
#542245 - 06/21/19 03:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 6736
Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 6736
Loc: Davis, CA
Really nice tune!! Love the simple arrangement....pedal steel just cries! The vocal is sweet and heartfelt! I loved Crazy Heart myself (huge Jeff Bridges fan!). This captures the style of his character. Love the music and lyrics of this part:

MAYBE OUT THERE IS SOMEOME
AINT GOT TO MANY MAYBES LEFT
MAYBE ILL FIND THAT ONE
THROW OFF THESE CHANS OF REGRET

Beautiful!!!

Take care. Greg

Top
#542248 - 06/21/19 03:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 12/06/03
Posts: 5082
Loc: Sydney Australia
PeterF Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/06/03
Posts: 5082
Loc: Sydney Australia

A lovely plaintive song, nice set of lyrics, and an emotive vocal.
A very good write.

Peter

Top
#542290 - 06/21/19 09:46 PM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 04/23/18
Posts: 1518
Loc: Mill Valley, California USA
Deej56 Offline
Expert

Registered: 04/23/18
Posts: 1518
Loc: Mill Valley, California USA
Brad,

Sweet opening—definitely can feel the connection to “Crazy Heart,” but this is unique and stands on its own. Nice straightforward backing, strong vocal, all nicely put together. I think I might want the vocal to come forward just a tad, at least in spots, but regardless this sounds great to me. Super job!

Kind regards,

Deej

Top
#542306 - 06/21/19 11:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 09/27/10
Posts: 5508
Loc: Sacramento, California
dcuny Online   content
Veteran

Registered: 09/27/10
Posts: 5508
Loc: Sacramento, California
The simple backing and heartfelt singing worked for me!

The vocal seemed a bit low to me - some of the words seemed hard to make out.

On the other hand, subdued vocal really fit the feel of the song.
_________________________
-- David Cuny
My virtual singer development blog

Vocal control, you say. Never heard of it. Is that some kind of ProTools thing?

Top
#542473 - 06/23/19 06:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: floyd jane]
Registered: 06/22/16
Posts: 338
Loc: england
Biglad Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 06/22/16
Posts: 338
Loc: england
Thanks Fj .the guitar is a real track Acoustic, Fingerpicking Folky16thsBrent Ev16 085
glad you enjoyed it cheers brad
_________________________
Os Windows Biab 2018. studio one pro 3 ozone 8 focusrite 214 se electronics Gemini mic

Top
#542474 - 06/23/19 06:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 06/22/16
Posts: 338
Loc: england
Biglad Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 06/22/16
Posts: 338
Loc: england
thank you everyone for the feedback much appreciated
brad
_________________________
Os Windows Biab 2018. studio one pro 3 ozone 8 focusrite 214 se electronics Gemini mic

Top
#542598 - 06/24/19 09:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Maybe out there [Re: Biglad]
Registered: 06/16/00
Posts: 1944
Loc: Texas
Jim Offline
Expert

Registered: 06/16/00
Posts: 1944
Loc: Texas
A simple song which leaves room to convey the singer's emotional feelings...
Very nicely done!
_________________________
Jim
†=☮&♥

Top


PG Music News
Getting To Know Your Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows®

Have you received the newest Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows®, and you'd like to learn more about the newest features?

There are a few different resources available to you!

In the program there is a "2023 NEW Features" button that offers quick access to the newest features explanations and tutorials.

We offer video tutorials explaining the new version as well as breaking down specific features. You can access these on our YouTube Channel, or here on our Website on the Support | Videos pages.

There are detailed program manuals available on our Online Manuals page that explains just the New Features in the Upgrade Manual, or combines all the features of the program in our Full Manual. Prefer to access a PDF of the manuals instead? They're available on our Online Manuals page too!

Our Forums are also a great way to learn about the newest features! Not only will you see our videos shared there, you'll join an active community of friendly and knowledgeable program users happy to answer questions and help out!

Of course, you can always ask our team directly too!

It's the Last Weekend to Save Up To 50% off Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows Upgrades!

Hurry - our Band-in-a-Box® 2023 special ends this Sunday, January 15th at 11:59 pm PST!

Order before then and save up to 50% off your Band-in-a-Box® 2023 Upgrade and receive a Free Bonus PAK full of great new Add-ons!

Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows adds over 70 new features and amazing new content to the Band-in-a-Box® collection, including 222 RealTracks (20 more than we've released in previous versions), new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, "Song with Vocals" Artist Performances, XPro Styles PAK 4, Xtra Styles PAK 14 & 15, Playable RealTracks Set 2, Playable RealDrums Set 1, 2 new sets of "RealDrums Stems," and more!

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available. If you need any help deciding which package is the best option for you, just let us know. We are here to help!

Last Chance to Save Up To 50% off Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows Upgrades!

The Band-in-a-Box® 2023 special ends this Sunday, January 15th! Order by then and save up to 50% off your Band-in-a-Box 2023 Upgrade and receive a Free Bonus PAK full of great new Add-ons!

Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows adds over 70 new features and amazing new content to the Band-in-a-Box® collection, including 222 RealTracks (20 more than we've released in previous versions), new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, "Song with Vocals" Artist Performances, XPro Styles PAK 4, Xtra Styles PAK 14 & 15, Playable RealTracks Set 2, Playable RealDrums Set 1, 2 new sets of "RealDrums Stems," and more!

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

The Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows Special is Extended to January 15, 2023

Our Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows special with up to 50% off Band-in-a-Box® 2023 Upgrade purchases has been extended to January 15, 2023!

Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows adds over 70 new features and amazing new content to the Band-in-a-Box® collection, including 222 RealTracks (20 more than we've released in previous versions), new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, "Song with Vocals" Artist Performances, XPro Styles PAK 4, Xtra Styles PAK 14 & 15, Playable RealTracks Set 2, Playable RealDrums Set 1, 2 new sets of "RealDrums Stems," and more!

Plus, there is a Free Bonus PAK automatically included with most Band-in-a-Box® for Windows 2023 packages, but for more even more Add-ons (including 60 Unreleased RealTracks!) upgrade it to the 2023 49-PAK for only $49. You can see the full lists of items in each package, and listen to demos here.

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

XPro and Xtra Styles PAKs Special Extended to January 15, 2023!

We've extended the XPro and Xtra Styles PAKS special offers to January 15, 2023!

We're offering XPro Styles PAKs 1-4 and Xtra Styles PAKs 1-15 for just $29 each (reg $49)!

Treat yourself to 100 brand new RealStyles for country, bluegrass, jazz, funk, rock, and pop with the new XPro Styles PAK 4 for Band-in-a-Box® 2022, but why stop there? The new Xtra Styles PAKs 14 & 15 include 17 MultiStyle groups and 200 new styles for Rock, Pop, Jazz, and Country, as well as genres like '80s glam rock, rockabilly, big band, space rock, metal, funk, and more!

Learn more about XPro Styles PAKs and order now.

Learn more about Xtra Styles PAKs and order now.

Video - Band-in-a-Box® 2023: Artist Performance Set 13: Songs with Vocals 3

Learn all about the 25 Songs with Vocals added to our Band-in-a-Box Add-ons with Artist Performance Set 13: Songs with Vocals 3! Band-in-a-Box® 2023: Songs with Vocals 3

This included in the Band-in-a-Box 2023 Free Bonus PAK!

Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows - 'Twas the Click Before Christmas!

Order any version of Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows and receive your download key right away for use with our One-Click Installer, but don't wait too long... our Band-in-a-Box® 2023 for Windows special ends December 31st!

Order now to add over 70 new features and amazing new content to your Band-in-a-Box® collection, including 222 RealTracks (20 more than we've released in previous versions), new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, "Song with Vocals" Artist Performances, XPro Styles PAK 4, Xtra Styles PAK 14 & 15, Playable RealTracks Set 2, Playable RealDrums Set 1, 2 new sets of "RealDrums Stems," and more!

It's a great time to order, with up to 50% off Band-in-a-Box® 2023 Upgrade purchases until December 31, 2022!

Plus, there is a Free Bonus PAK automatically included with most Band-in-a-Box® for Windows 2023 packages, but for more even more Add-ons (including 60 Unreleased RealTracks!) upgrade it to the 2023 49-PAK for only $49. You can see the full lists of items in each package, and listen to demos here.

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

If you need any help deciding which package is the best option for you, just let us know. We are here to help!

Forum Stats
37081 Members
64 Forums
77102 Topics
683411 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
Kelly (Gaynor), pa1000ul, caifang, MusicVillain, MikeC691969

37081 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
musocity 175
MarioD 157
AudioTrack 148
Matt Finley 142
Bass Thumper 134
MusicStudent 122
rayc 110
Jim Fogle 97
Janice & Bud 97
B.D.Thomas 94
Today's Birthdays
idon'tunderstand, Kelly Sapergia, Michl, der Dolmetsch, Totally Savage