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#553484 - 09/07/19 02:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Originally Posted By: Rustyspoon#
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A+ collaboration! I like fresh modern Country rock feel of this.
Lyrics shine! Probably a bit improper, but I would name it "My drug of choice" smile
Production is top tier, as usual.

P.S. There was a band from my youth, they had a song.., one of the lines was: "some kind of drug is what you need.." Their song, as this, was also not about drugs smile

Thank you for sharing!

Misha.


Misha - Thanks for stopping in for a listen...

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#553486 - 09/07/19 02:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: floyd jane]
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Hi Floyd

Nice one on this , I love the way you come up with the subjects/materials for the theme of your songs

I am on my way to my fourth year of quitting, so this was inspirational to say the least.

Have I got it right you are a quitting smoker ?. as has been said in a previous post you do not hear it in your voice.

Again mix , vocals , singers (both) as I've said before you make me want to do more stuff and that's a compliment.
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#553530 - 09/07/19 05:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
When I first saw the title I thought you were going to do a Led Zeppelin cover eek

Love the way you write, I'm hopeless at it myself but can recognize the ability in others.

Favorite line among many:

"you give my angels wings and my devils voice"

Vocals of course are right in the pocket, and always enjoy hearing the janettes make an appearance.

Nice groove, drums sound great, and mix is top notch.

Sounds modern and old school at the same time, well done!


Thanks Dave! I love that gig smile

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#553636 - 09/08/19 07:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: jannesan]
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Originally Posted By: Noel96
Hi floyd and Janice,

Both of you NEVER EVER disappoint. It is always a joy to listen to the two of you sing.

floyd, I really like how you've arranged the rhyme scheme in the two-verse system -- aabbcddeec -- it's very, very effective. Also, when I first heard 'enjoyed' and 'avoid' that grabbed my attention. It's a great rhyme and I cannot remember hearing it anything before.

I won't talk too long today because there are many songs that I'm behind on listening to and I need to catch up.

All the best,
Noel


Noel - we certainly appreciate having you drop in for a listen. I thought that rhyme scheme might perk up your ears a bit smile



Originally Posted By: jannesan
Nicely swinging rhythm with good selection of instruments and great mix. Catchy chorus, works especially well with the Janettes smile Enjoyable quitting analogy.

Janne


Thanks, Janne...

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#553651 - 09/08/19 09:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: floyd jane]
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Hey Floyd,

This is awesome man! Really ingenious lyrics as usual!

Really nice warm sound, too.

Congrats man. Beautiful.
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#553709 - 09/08/19 01:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: floyd jane]
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Floyd,

Terrific intro on this—nice choice of instrumentation there. And a great write/vocals and (no surprise) excellent production. Cool stuff! Enjoyed my listen.

My best to you,

Deej

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#553754 - 09/08/19 07:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: floyd jane]
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Once again, I have been out of pocket for a few weeks. When that happens, I usually look for whatever latest submission you have posted when I come back, because I just know it's going to be good.

This is one of my favorites of yours (and that's saying a lot - there's so much to choose from). The lyrics are so well done. And the recording/mix is spot on. Love the guitar lead towards the end.

Very nice!

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#553817 - 09/09/19 07:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: Mark K]
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Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Another song from paradise. Sounded good with well written lyrics, arrangement, production and performance. I'll have to go back for a few more listens before I can fully absorb it all. The local weather channel was giving the latest update on TV as I listened to the song and distracted me as I tried to figure out what it cost you Floridians to turn Dorian away from the Florida coastline and take a trajectory straight to where I'm in the most likely crosshairs of landfall. wink



Charlie - I'm always pleased to see you drop by for a listen and comment. Thanks for the kind review.

Dorian spared us (we turn on every fan in the state and aim them east). There's more brewing out there....


Originally Posted By: Mark K
Well crafted with great production. Enjoyed the harmonies with Janice. If you are the one smoking a pack a day, it doesn't show in your vocal:-)


Mark - thanks for weighing in. Janice is a gem - my musical sister...

It is interesting, I think, that some of the greatest singer have been smokers... Aretha Franklin, Barbara Streisand, Adele, Dionne Warwick, Judy Garland...

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#553977 - 09/10/19 03:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: beatmaster]
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Originally Posted By: beatmaster
Hi Floyd

Nice one on this , I love the way you come up with the subjects/materials for the theme of your songs

I am on my way to my fourth year of quitting, so this was inspirational to say the least.

Have I got it right you are a quitting smoker ?. as has been said in a previous post you do not hear it in your voice.

Again mix , vocals , singers (both) as I've said before you make me want to do more stuff and that's a compliment.

beatmaster - good to see you "back around"... thanks for having a go at this one....

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#554038 - 09/10/19 09:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: Al-David]
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Originally Posted By: PeterF
floyd

Some clever intelligent lyrics, set to a beautifully mixed band.

Your vocals and of course the Janettes sound great.

An excellent piece of songwriting wonderfully presented.

Peter


Originally Posted By: Al-David
Hi Floyd ...

I don't get here very often these days ... same reason as always. But, man, I'm so happy I got her to hear this one. There are so many things to like simply as a listener, yet so many intricate nuances from a musician's POV. So often, you have to sacrifice one, to a certain degree, to accomplish the other. There are no sacrifices on this one .. it's spot on from both POVs.

The B/G tracks are so fresh, yet the lyric and vocal delivery classic. The mix on your songs is almost never less than stellar. This song is a terrific example of why I say that. I particularly enjoyed the drum track. I think that's what defines the modern aspect. The first two verses are a great preamble to the killer chorus.

Those Janettes were in rare form! What a delight!

Wishing all involved the very best. Ya'll created one helluva song here and delivered with the same expertise and craftiness. You make it sound so easy! Excellent ...

Alan


Thanks y’all for mentioning the janettes smile

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#554221 - 09/11/19 08:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: Deej56]
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Originally Posted By: David Snyder

Hey Floyd,

This is awesome man! Really ingenious lyrics as usual!

Really nice warm sound, too.

Congrats man. Beautiful.


Thanks, Mr Snyder!! Hope we'll see more of you soon...


Originally Posted By: Deej56
Floyd,

Terrific intro on this—nice choice of instrumentation there. And a great write/vocals and (no surprise) excellent production. Cool stuff! Enjoyed my listen.

My best to you,

Deej


Appreciate that, Deej...

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#554338 - 09/11/19 09:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: floyd jane]
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floyd,

Excellent country-pop song!
The combination of rhythm guitar and arpeggio picking guitar has a very good effect.
Your vocals and Janice's harmonies are added to them and this song gets the great feeling.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#554422 - 09/12/19 08:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: animarorecords]
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Originally Posted By: Steve Young
Once again, I have been out of pocket for a few weeks. When that happens, I usually look for whatever latest submission you have posted when I come back, because I just know it's going to be good.

This is one of my favorites of yours (and that's saying a lot - there's so much to choose from). The lyrics are so well done. And the recording/mix is spot on. Love the guitar lead towards the end.

Very nice!

Steve

Steve - Thanks for the kind comments...always look forward to your thoughts on my work....



Originally Posted By: animarorecords
floyd,

Excellent country-pop song!
The combination of rhythm guitar and arpeggio picking guitar has a very good effect.
Your vocals and Janice's harmonies are added to them and this song gets the great feeling.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi


Shigeki Adachi - Always good to have you drop by for a listen. Nice to see you back around....

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#560034 - 10/20/19 08:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: floyd jane]
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This is tight, Floyd. Like the drum groove and the way you've worked the lyrics to it.
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#561372 - 10/29/19 10:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: floyd jane]
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Good song...
Lyrics, mix, production, guitar playing...
And of course Janice's harmonies...
BTW you gave me an idea for a song hook...

"There ain't no way to escape...
The fate to which I'm bound...
Either smokes or booze or a woman...
Will put me in the ground"

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#561457 - 10/29/19 07:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Can't Quit You [Re: floyd jane]
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Classic set of lyrics, Floyd.

Vocal delivery second to none, including Janice, of course.

Musically it embodies the FJ skill set, no question.
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