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#610799 - 08/15/20 09:21 AM [User Showcase] Do You Still Think About Me
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Henry Clarke Offline
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Do You Still Think About Me by: Henry Clarke

This was written in a Smooth Jazz style in the vein of someone like Phil Perry or Will Downing. ALL music was composed in BIAB and dragged into Sonar (Cakewalk) for mixing. Vocals were recorded on a TASCAM DP32.

https://soundcloud.com/henry-clarke-133416910/do-you-still-think-about-me

Style: Crumble RnB Jazz Ballad Rhythm
RealTracks:
Bass: 2475
Organ: 2695
Piano: 911
Guitar 1: 1072
Guitar 2: 2525
Drums: Real Drums Jazz Funk, Grooving
Drums: LOOP - PopSoul RnB, Ushered
Strings: 2953
Guitar3: 2617 Wah Wah
Vocal Aahs: 3020

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#610914 - 08/16/20 08:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Henry Clarke]
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Janice & Bud Offline
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Smooth is the word indeed!

The vocals are like silk. Very nice.

The lyric and arrangement are perfect for the
laid back feel.

We enjoyed it!

J&B

PS: And those vocals deserve, IMHO, to come up a bit in
the mix. You have a fine voice... no reason not to put it
out front!

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#610942 - 08/16/20 01:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Henry Clarke Offline
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Thanks for the kind words. I have noticed that I'm a bit of a stranger with my type of music in these threads but I'm glad you liked it :-)

Henry

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#610943 - 08/16/20 01:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Henry Clarke]
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musician17 Offline
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Love it! Shades of Luther Vandross there. I agree ... the voice needs to be MUCH more "up" in the mix. But otherwise ... brilliant! Well done!
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#610972 - 08/16/20 05:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: musician17]
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Henry Clarke Offline
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Thanks. 'Luther"??? ...... one can only wish LOL!!!!

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#610978 - 08/16/20 06:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Henry Clarke]
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Soulful, shimmering, smooth and sexy...Blue lights down low, hands on the TO and FRO of her rhythmically glidin' and slidin' waist, nose nestled in the cleft of her silken neck, inhalin' that SWEET perfume, dont'cha know?...Steppin' to the 'boss' groove, hopin' to get them DIGITS and that address, yo', ha, ha, ha, you know what ah'm talkin' 'bout !!! laugh

Got that Frankie Beverly mojo workin', player! A hundred thumbs up, ya heard? cool .

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#611002 - 08/16/20 11:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Henry Clarke]
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rayc Offline
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It's a lovely song - chords, melody & lyrics.
The kick drum is a little odd though..prominent and more batter than thud.
Smooth as satay sauce with just a few chunks of wah for texture.
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#611093 - 08/17/20 03:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Henry Clarke]
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jptjptjpt Offline
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Well done. Smooth sounds. Yes, vocals need some EQ. They are too good to be in background. But a nice song all around. Good use of BIAB.
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#611111 - 08/17/20 06:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Ardent]
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Henry Clarke Offline
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HAHAH !! Funny. Don't you know this is about someone else's woman LOL Check out "Lucky Guy" by me on my channel. That'll get her hips swaying !! :-)


Edited by Henry Clarke (08/17/20 06:00 PM)

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#611112 - 08/17/20 06:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: rayc]
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Henry Clarke Offline
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Thanks

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#611113 - 08/17/20 06:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: jptjptjpt]
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Henry Clarke Offline
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HM ... listened to your tracks. Could use some Autotune LOL Thanks.

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#611129 - 08/17/20 11:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Henry Clarke]
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Loc: Aichi, Japan
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Hello Henry,

Nice smooth sound and great vocal!
It's little nostalgic. I feel the 1980's Motown sound somewhere in this tune.
The chord progression Cmaj7-Bm7-Fmaj9-F#m7b5/B7 in the middle of the song is tricky and wonderful.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#611170 - 08/18/20 12:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Henry Clarke]
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Loc: Virginia USA
Ezekiel's Storm Offline
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Vocal is superb.

Smooth laid-back vibe in this.

Your music is no stranger. It fits in with everybody here doing his or her own thing. And your music sound good! Keep it coming.

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#611908 - 08/23/20 04:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Do You Still Think About Me [Re: Henry Clarke]
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Greg Johnson Offline
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Great stuff Henry!!! I'm a HUGE old school R and B fan, and you do it so well!! LOVE IT!!! Take care. Greg

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