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#577588 - 01/23/20 02:02 PM [User Showcase] Freakin' by Roger Ricks
Registered: 01/23/20
Posts: 2
Loc: Zurich, Switzerland
roger_ricks Offline

Registered: 01/23/20
Posts: 2
Loc: Zurich, Switzerland
hello everyone. I'm Roger from Switzerland and I'm new to this forum, so please excuse me if I make any mistakes at the beginning.

Would love to share a song of mine called "Freakin'". It's a song about the fear of loss in a relationship. Sorry about my English, I normally speak German :-)

All Instruments and the vocals on the track are played and sang by myself. I recorded the song in my bedroom-home studio:-)

used gear:

Guitars: Self-made Les Pauls (luthier is my hobby)
Bass: Fender Preci
Keys: Native Instrument Komplete Kontrol S88mkII with Kontakt Library
Drums: Superior-Drummer 3 triggered by my Roland TD-50 e-Drumset
Kemper Amp with MBritt-Profiles of Marshall 69
DAW: Cubase 10.5 Pro
Plugins: Waves, UAD, Softube Console 1, Fabfilter, iZotope
Mastered and published by

Lyrics (sorry for that:-) )

your anger leaves me to fall into the bottomless
one step forward and two back doesn’t mean progress
Love you like hell and hate the way you treat me too
I’m fighting against the wall that rises in my view

I try to put the parts together to a bigger size
I have no chance there are just fragments I realize

It's freaking loud inside my head
It's freaking loud I am afraid
It's freaking loud I can not stand it

My thoughts are frozen in the face of your rejection
I'm frustratingly paralyzed in my reaction
At this moment I don’t know where you stand I am blind
felt injustice spreads in my frightened mind

I try to put the parts together to a bigger size
I have no clue just fragments I have no chance

It's freaking loud inside my head
It's freaking loud I am afraid
It's freaking loud I can not stand it

I listen to your words but they don't make any sense
Want you to recognize my pain take a glance
Waiting until the pouring rain is running out of time
The cloud disappears for a bright sunshine

It's freaking loud inside my head
It's freaking loud I am afraid
It's freaking loud I can not stand it

I hope you like the track and keep on rockin'

greetings from Switzerland!

#577608 - 01/23/20 06:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: Freakin' by Roger Ricks [Re: roger_ricks]
Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 2493
Loc: Stanwell Park NSW Australia
rayc Offline

Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 2493
Loc: Stanwell Park NSW Australia
Seems like a cool classic 80s rock song though the vocal seems to be a little to the right.
You do know that there needs to be SOME BIAB in the recording to be posted on this forum I assume?
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#577700 - 01/24/20 11:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: Freakin' by Roger Ricks [Re: roger_ricks]
Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 5223
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Scott C Offline

Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 5223
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
This was excellent I got a Rush vibe from this. Loved the guitars and super vocal. Well dine

#577808 - 01/25/20 09:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Freakin' by Roger Ricks [Re: roger_ricks]
Registered: 06/16/00
Posts: 1944
Loc: Texas
Jim Offline

Registered: 06/16/00
Posts: 1944
Loc: Texas
Welcome to the forum...
Good rocker.


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