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#619931 - 10/21/20 12:28 PM [User Showcase] Weekend Her Off My Mind
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Standard fare.


WEEKEND HER OFF MY MIND

monday i'm missing her
by tuesday i can barely stand the hurt
wednesday's soaked in sorry and sad
come thursday i'm nearly going mad
this heartache never takes a break
i know what it's gonna take
   
   i'm gonna weekend her off my mind
   friday i'm gonna jim beam 'til i'm blind
   gonna hit the dance floor on saturday
   with every lovely thing that walks my way
   then sunday i'll pray to leave her memory behind
   i'm gonna weekend her off my mind

stumble my way through my daily grind
this broken heart working overtime
every minute of every day
wondering how i ever let her walk away
i'm drowning in regret
i need to find a way to forget
   
   i'm gonna weekend her off my mind...


The BAND:

RealTracks in song: 2260:Bass, Electric, FunkyGroove60s Ev 100
RealTracks in song: 1037:Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm NorthernRockBallad Ev 065
RealTracks in song: 1755:Mandolin, Rhythm Pop8ths Ev 110
RealTracks in song: 2691:Guitar, Electric, Soloist CountryBalladBrentSimple Ev 085
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Harmonies are a mix of me (2 tracks) and Helicon tracks generated in RealBand (one low, one high)


Any comments welcome.
Have at it.

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#619933 - 10/21/20 12:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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You're just a song writing machine. And they're all fairly good.... (wink) ... including this one.

Nice work. Mix sounds good on this computer too.
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#619961 - 10/21/20 03:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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floyd

Always enjoy your "standard fare".

Lovely memorable chorus, and lyric. Superb vocal as always, and thoughtful use of the backing, including the restrained guitar solo.

Enjoyed it all.

Peter

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#619964 - 10/21/20 04:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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You are so productive and you are always delivering quality stuff. I enjoyed this song a lot.

Are you always singing about the same woman? Or are there several you let walk away? smile

Mix and overall production is great as always!

Thanks for sharing!
Will

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#619979 - 10/21/20 06:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Floyd,

You say “standard fare” but that undersells what you do. Great write married to excellent vocal and production. Anything but standard this. Love that mandolin in the verses; really sets a nice base to the rhythm.

I’ve been seeing references to Helicon tracks on the board lately—not sure what they are, but if used to generate the harmonies they do an awful nice job. Nice touch mixing them in.

Real nice country. Enjoyed it!

All my best,

Deej


Edited by Deej56 (10/21/20 06:40 PM)

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#619987 - 10/21/20 06:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Another WInner!!

Excellent song.
Always enjoy your work.
Some fancy work around the fret board there..........love it.
This one has the makings of a big hit.

moto
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#619996 - 10/21/20 07:10 PM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Excellent tune Floyd. Got a chuckle out of the title. Had to think about it for a second lol. Very cool vocal and lyric. As always perfect production. Well done

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#620009 - 10/21/20 08:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Another outstanding offer. Great hook line. Good country song titles (at least the classic variety like this) are a bit of word games. This one nailed it. Great instrumentation. Lyrics told the story well. Excellent country vocals. No nits here. Nice work.


Edited by jptjptjpt (10/21/20 08:08 PM)
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#620013 - 10/21/20 10:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Hi Floyd
If by 'standard fare' you mean good enough to become a standard, than I agree. Top quality as usual.
Regards,
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#620023 - 10/21/20 11:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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How did you get that pizzicato sounding rhythm that starts the tune off? Was that a loop? Whatever it was, I loved that. I actually opened up BIAB and checked RT 1755 mandolin to see if that was it and I don't think so? Anyway, another of your terrific sessions done so effortlessly, high quality work as always. Great lyrics.
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#620047 - 10/22/20 04:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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That's one well textured arrangement.
Jim Beam as a verb is new to me but an instance communication too.
Lovely melody, lovely vocal performance...standard fare when standard is a rare and joyous thing perhaps.
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#620049 - 10/22/20 04:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Hi Floyd ...

Well, it might be "standard fare" for you. For the rest of us, it would be like hitting a game-winning home run in the bottom of the 9th with two out. Can't say that I've ever come across "weekend" as a verb ... nice call!

Love the mandolin track ... it seems to energize everything else and give it all a path to follow. Your mixes are always spot on, great "bands", super arrangements, and fantastic delivery. The only thing I don't like about it is that I didn't write it.

Not only are your vocals excellent ... they're also very distinctive and have your personal trademark all over them. After but a word or two, there's no doubt who's singing. You do, indeed, set the bar for the rest of us.

Take care and be safe ...

Alan
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#620089 - 10/22/20 07:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Man, I just love listening to your mixes! Just a pleasure through both the 'phones and the KRK's.

Drums sounds great, loops I guess, heck, everything sounds great.

I like the "weekend her off my mind" concept, especially liked the "friday i'm gonna jim beam 'til i'm blind" line.
Been there, done that, and for the same reason. Not recently mind you eek

Good one floyd, as per usual. Enjoyed several listens.

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#620095 - 10/22/20 07:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Dang - fantastic work here - as it has been mentioned, you knocked it outta the park with the mix. Loved the vocals and the instrumentation is on point. Wouldn't change a thing! Thanks for sharing smile
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#620100 - 10/22/20 07:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: PeterF]
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Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker
You're just a song writing machine. And they're all fairly good.... (wink) ... including this one.

Nice work. Mix sounds good on this computer too.


Thanks, Herb.


Originally Posted By: PeterF
floyd

Always enjoy your "standard fare".

Lovely memorable chorus, and lyric. Superb vocal as always, and thoughtful use of the backing, including the restrained guitar solo.

Enjoyed it all.

Peter


Thanks for the comments, Peter. BIAB almost always impresses me with its choices of solo guitars. Having done 200+ productions there has only been a handful of times that I could not find something that I thought fit and worked well...

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#620124 - 10/22/20 09:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Floyd,
Simply superb arrangement and production of a good , nicely quirky write.
Listening to verse 1, I thought " oh,its a list song", but you got the days of the week done and really floored me with that Jim Beam line.
Your vocals are a textbook example of good performance captured, professionally processed and tastefully harmonised.
Excellent!

Robert

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#620128 - 10/22/20 10:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Hi Floyd,

Wow, this is such a catchy and appealing sounding song. The cadence at first reminds me of Mary Chapin Carpenter's "Passionate Kisses".

The instruments all flow and blend seamlessly. Good write , consummate professional vocals and harmonies.

If you plan on making another CD to sell on Amazon, I would highly recommend you ad this song to your playlist!

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#620133 - 10/22/20 10:41 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Hello Floyd,

What more can be said here, you just keep churning them out each as good if not better than the last.

When listening I just hear little things that add to your song, which makes it sound such a pro production.

A good write and production.

No doubt your next one will be just as good as well smile
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#620211 - 10/23/20 04:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: Will Josef
You are so productive and you are always delivering quality stuff. I enjoyed this song a lot.

Are you always singing about the same woman? Or are there several you let walk away? smile

Mix and overall production is great as always!

Thanks for sharing!
Will



Thanks, Will. "the same woman?" HA! No. Trying to sing about all of 'em... smile


Originally Posted By: Deej56
Floyd,

You say “standard fare” but that undersells what you do. Great write married to excellent vocal and production. Anything but standard this. Love that mandolin in the verses; really sets a nice base to the rhythm.

I’ve been seeing references to Helicon tracks on the board lately—not sure what they are, but if used to generate the harmonies they do an awful nice job. Nice touch mixing them in.

Real nice country. Enjoyed it!

All my best,

Deej


Thanks, Deej. The "Helicon tracks" are harmonies generated by the TC Helicon harmony plugin that comes with BIAB. It is easiest to do that by opening RealBand and loading your SGU and your vocal (typically out of your DAW where it is recorded) and have the plugin create the harmony track based on "follow the chord". There are several different combinations. I find the the 1 UP and 1 DOWN work for me (but you still have to use them judiciously to get them to "sound real"). I wrote up a full instruction at one point (in Tips, maybe. I think Noel wrote one up, too)

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#620219 - 10/23/20 05:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: Weekend Her Off My Mind [Re: floyd jane]
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Hi Floyd,

I liked those choruses a lot!
The song is very cool, powerful but also sensitive.
All instruments sound so very bright, as if you're standing next to them.
But that's always the case in your songs. Constant quality!
I envy that a little, but it's also good to realize it is achievable without jumping into expensive studios.

Have a nice day,
Hans
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