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#594134 - 04/24/20 11:37 PM [User Showcase] Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal
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Hello, forum friends

Sometimes I would like to remake my old song.
This time I reproduced one of them with RealTracks.
Any comments encouraged.
Always welcome.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: Lovers’ Beach)

Vocal: Yoko K., my friend

Link:
https://soundcloud.com/animarorecords/lovers-beach

Style is _CALEJAR.STY Calejar Bossa Rock with Alto Sax
RealTracks in style: 521:Bass, Electric, Pop Syncopated Ev 136
RealTracks in style: ~471:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Bossa Ev 140 ('A' only)
RealTracks in style: 3238:Guitar, Nylon, Rhythm BossaBrazilRamon Ev 140
RealDrums in Style: LaPopJazzRelaxedEv8: a: LaPopJazzRelaxedEv8b: LaPopJazzRelaxedEv8

RealTracks in style: 3453:Sax, Alto BossaLounge 140 (1TrackHornSection)
I cut above sax track and I use the following RealTracks instead.
RealTracks in song: ~1658:Organ, Soloist Bossa Ev 140
And additional 4 part strings played with EastWest Symphonic Orchestra

Summary of lyrics:

I’m yet in half dreamy state of mind
I gently get rid of your hand and got out of bed
It’s still in the early morning
The curtain is shaking near the window

The room is a little cool
Invited by the sound of waves
I’m slightly dancing on my toes
And watching the beach by the window

Our future will continue unchanged tomorrow
Just like the sea that is shining over there
I will believe in you if you hug me tightly with your arms

With stealthy steps some one is approaching me from behind
I know it's you, but my heart is beating faster and faster.

I feel it is a miracle to meet you in this wide world
Please let us remember our brilliant days
And let us spend time together from now on

I will keep staring at only you.
I'm sure we will be blended into one color
Just like the sea and the sky

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#594156 - 04/25/20 06:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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I really like the production, Shigeki Adachi. Everything comes across without competing for attention. Everything goes to building the whole. Yoko has a great voice for bringing the whole song to a highly enjoyable listen.
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#594167 - 04/25/20 08:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki,

The style works very well- and your inclusion of the busy organ changes the feel to a cool, happy, dance celebration.
Lovely vocal from Yoko and as always on your work, an excellent mix.
Uplifting music!

Robert

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#594175 - 04/25/20 09:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki Adachi,

A delightful production - as your work always is.

The organ grabs your attention right away. The bass sounds great.

Yoko's vocal is excellent (as always) and mixed very well.

The balance of instruments is good. Another good mix. Bright and clear.

A very enjoyable listen.

fj

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#594219 - 04/25/20 02:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki, I enjoyed this from the very first note.

Fantastic choice of tempo, and certainly Yoko has delivered an amazing vocal performance.

Musically, the balance is absolutely perfect.

A "Class" Production, no question.
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#594231 - 04/25/20 03:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Very well done! Your vocalist sounds like she could have sung on a James Bond film soundtrack!
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#594607 - 04/28/20 12:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello Marty,

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
I am really glad you like this tune.
I much appreciate your compliment to Yoko's vocal.
I am very encouraged by your kind words.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#594617 - 04/28/20 02:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki,

Wonderful composition - really loved the amazing organ, and the vocal was superb.

Terrific work all round including the mix and production.

Peter

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#594931 - 04/29/20 11:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Robert,

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
I am really glad you like this tune and Yoko's vocal.
I was worried that the backing organ would disturb the vocal, but I was relieved to hear you also liked the mix.
I am always very encouraged by your kind words.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#594932 - 04/29/20 11:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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floyd,

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
I am really glad you like this tune, the organ and Yoko's vocal.
I was worried about the backing organ level, but I was relieved to hear you also liked the mix.
I am always very encouraged by your kind words.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#594933 - 04/29/20 11:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Trevor,

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
I am really glad you like this tune and the tempo.
I much appreciate your compliment to Yoko's vocal.
I am always very encouraged by your kind words.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#594935 - 04/29/20 11:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Hello TheMaartian,

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen and comment.
I am really glad you like this tune.
I much appreciate your compliment to the vocalist.
I am very encouraged by your kind words.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#595019 - 04/30/20 11:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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A very "unique" mixture of instruments & genres that somehow all still come together perfectly - brilliant! cool
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#595646 - 05/04/20 02:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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We've always enjoyed a good bossa and this is
excellent.

Yoko's vocal is outstanding and your production
sounds wonderful on our monitors.

It's very unusual to hear an organ solo RT and
you made great use of it.

Really well done!

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#595702 - 05/04/20 06:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Wow very different in a good way. Loved this Shigeki. Very cool vocal and loved the organ

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#596041 - 05/06/20 04:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Shigeki Adachi,

A delightful production - as your work always is.

The organ grabs your attention right away. The bass sounds great.

Yoko's vocal is excellent (as always) and mixed very well.

The balance of instruments is good. Another good mix. Bright and clear.

A very enjoyable listen.

fj



Floyd nailed it!! Everything is done right and the melody is beautiful!! Wonderful!! Take care. Greg

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#596080 - 05/06/20 07:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Lovely arrangement.
I think the vcal could be softened with a tiny bit more reverb but that's just me.
Loved it!
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#596089 - 05/06/20 10:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Shigeki ...

Another stellar song and production from you. I always hope to hear Yoko singing every time I click onto one of your songs ... she's such a wonderful singer.

A wonderful song. Everything sits perfectly in the mix and that organ is so sweet!

That's a wonderful listen!

Best to you and be safe ...

Alan
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#596148 - 05/07/20 07:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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I know it's often difficult to translate, but my goodness, this is a GREAT love song lyric. The upbeat band matches the words and the excitement she feels. Yoko has a lovely voice. She handled those slurs like a pro. Love the busy organ interlude. This is simply happy-making. Thanks.
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#596185 - 05/07/20 11:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Title: 恋のプラージュ (Translation: "Lovers' Beach") Bossa feel Rock with female vocal [Re: animarorecords]
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Another great pop song, I really like the organ which, together with the bossa groove and beautiful classic chording, creates a 60's French movie feeling, Yoko's singing is excellent - somehow it sounds like she is singing in French. Nice modulation. Great mix, everything is so smooth giving happy summer vibes.

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