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#587801 - 03/25/20 06:48 PM [User Showcase] NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans
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Elliott Kayne Offline
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Im as Worn out and Worn Down as these Old Blue Jeans
cool
https://soundcloud.com/ekayne/old-blue-jeans

Worn out and worn down as these Old Blue Jeans
The Company Merged and the Mills Obsolete
Guess so am I
I dont understand about Wall Street
Guess it just passed me by

Im too poor to stay or to move

****** Song Summary *************
Title: Old Blue Jeans
File:Old Blue Jeans.SGU
Key=C , Tempo 95, Length (m:s)=3:52
No intro. 88 bar chorus, from bar 1 to bar 88. Repeat x1 chorus
Melody has 497 notes, Melody harmony is < no harmony >(0)
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _PURPOSE.STY (Purpose Songwriter Country Folk)

RealTracks in style: ~701:Bass, Electric, PopHalfNotesSync Ev 085
RealTracks in style: 2917:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm CountryFolk8thsMike Ev 085
RealTracks in style: 2916:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm CountryFolk8thsBrent Ev 085
RealTracks in style: 2780:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm Songwriter8thsBrent Ev 085
RealTracks in song: ~363:Pedal Steel, Background Ev 085
RealTracks in song: ~409:Fiddle, Background George Ev 085
RealDrums [in style:PopRock8ths^04-a:Closed Hat, Sidestick, b:Closed Hat, Snare

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Edited by Elliott Kayne (03/26/20 04:13 AM)

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#587828 - 03/25/20 08:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Easygoing sad country song.

Well done, nice listen!
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#587878 - 03/26/20 03:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Is the main vocal leaning a bit to the right?
Country blues that works a treat.
On a side note I'd, personally, EQ away the click of the kick as the drums sound decidedly modern with more batter head than thwack.
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#587907 - 03/26/20 06:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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floyd jane Offline
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Elliot,

A good early 90's style Country song. A nice write (lyrics would be nice).

I always disagree with ray about that drum sound - I think it sounds really good (Country radio kicks have had that sound since about 1995).

The backing is good.

The vocal has a good Country sound to it, but it gets too hot a number of times. The volume could be lowered a bit to let it sit in the mix just a bit more.

Good job overall.

fj

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#588026 - 03/26/20 02:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Cool song!! Really great story telling! Very heartfelt vocal, and very strong production and mix! Enjoyed!! Take care. Greg

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#588060 - 03/26/20 05:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Leon1 Offline
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Hi Elliot
Nice country sound and really good vocal. I enjoyed my listen.
Regards,
Leon

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#588063 - 03/26/20 05:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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I like it. Good job all the way around.
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#588067 - 03/26/20 06:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Now that's what I call country, love the steel, and dobro!!

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#588089 - 03/26/20 07:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Hello Elliot ...

Nothing better than good old country song! And this a great song and recording. Perhaps the vocal is just a bit too much forward in the mix. But, it certainly didn't detract from my enjoyment of your song. Love rasp in your voice, particularly in the chorus. This is really nice! loved my listen. Wishing you and yours the best. be safe ...

Alan
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#588098 - 03/26/20 08:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Belladonna Offline
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Love the imaginary very nice. Always love the pedal steel.

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#588105 - 03/26/20 10:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Nice match of lyrics and music. Very fitting vocal delivery for the county genre.

Thanks for sharing.

James

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#588311 - 03/28/20 08:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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I am looking for a good country singer to lend their vocal talents to my songs. Anyone interested in collaboration?

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#588337 - 03/28/20 10:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Cool story, Elliott, and the right backing for it. Your voice seems perfect to me, except, as floyd said, it could sit softer in the mix. You bring out the emotion of your own words like no one else can. Oh, also, yes, please post the lyrics if you can. Take care!
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#588368 - 03/28/20 02:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Originally Posted By: Elliott Kayne
I am looking for a good country singer to lend their vocal talents to my songs. Anyone interested in collaboration?


You don't need a singer. Your vocal is perfect for this song. I think you can sing country like it should be sung.

This is what today's country should sound like. Great song, vocal, lyrics and mix.
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#588374 - 03/28/20 02:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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I agree, no need for a new singer, your in house guy is just fine. Liked it a lot, very well done.
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#588422 - 03/29/20 12:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Hi, Elliott !


What a wonderful country
tune this is ! and so
delicately and passionately sung !

Congrats !

Cheers
Dani

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#588423 - 03/29/20 12:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Hi, Elliott !


What a wonderful country
tune this is ! and so
delicately and passionately sung !

Congrats !

Cheers
Dani

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#588736 - 03/30/20 02:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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I agree with the comments praising the production, including your
excellent vocal. I would add the meaning of the story is very strong.
The story reflects the feelings of so many Americans who have seen
their cities and towns fall to outside agents, internationalists who
couldn't care less about the American people, and inside agents long
practiced in the techniques of selling out people and nations they have managed to gain residency and position.
Good job.


Edited by edshaw (03/30/20 02:35 PM)
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#590051 - 04/05/20 09:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW COUNTRY SONG: Old Blue Jeans [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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This is an excellent song. I really like the changeup around the 1:30 mark where you kicked it up a notch. You've done an impressive job of combining all those instruments and rhythms and keeping the interest up. Regarding the vocals, I agree with others - they fit perfectly. They need to be slightly gritty, but most importantly they need to be real, to match those sad, tough lyrics, and they are. I did think I heard a tad more volume on the vocals in the right channel as rayc mentioned, but I would need others to confirm. Lastly, just one tidbit - I don't know why, but at the beginning of the song, I was just lukewarm about it, but after about 30 seconds, I started getting it, then after about a minute, I was totally digging it.
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