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#649273 - 03/30/21 09:54 AM [User Showcase] Goodbye Stockholm
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rsdean Offline
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Hi All,

Here's something called Goodbye Stockholm.

I went to see you in the midnight sun
Arlanda touch down like I'm on the run
Will I find you by the station
Like some cosmic amalgamation

I know the night tries to get the best of me
New York City was not my destiny
Will you meet me in the morning
You don't need to give a warning

Cause I am gone
I am gone
I keep finding ghosts hej då Stockholm
Yeah I'm going home

I hear Berlin Bowie on the radio
Station to Station seemed so long ago
Will you listen to your favorites
This song is brief so we should savor it

Cause I am gone
I am gone
I keep finding ghosts hej då Stockholm
Yeah I'm going home

Cause I am gone
I am gone
I keep finding ghosts hej då Stockholm
Yeah I'm going home

BIAB Real Tracks:
1827: Bass, Electric, PopModernGroove Ev16 075
1839: Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm PopModernGroove Ev16 075
2537: Guitar, Electric, Rhythm ModernPopSlow Ev16 075
681: Guitar, Electric, Rhythm, RockBritSoulful Ev 085
676: Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming FolkRockBritEighths Ev 085
RealDrums: PopModernGrooveStyle16

As always, thanks for listening.

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#649284 - 03/30/21 10:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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firesong Offline
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Bob...I enjoyed this very much...the instrumentation was great, clear and clean...mid-tempo is hard to beat...I like the rasp in your vocal...very cool...thanks for posting...Dan
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#649298 - 03/30/21 12:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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I like the moody arrangement - it captures a melancholy sound well.

Since I didn't really follow David Bowie that closely, I found the Wikipedia page on Station to Station interesting reading. So thanks for including that reference.

The song feels briefer than it actually is - I listened to it several times. laugh
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#649319 - 03/30/21 01:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Bob,

This sounds awesome man. It is so good to hear you again. I still can't get Woodstock out of my head. How many years ago was that??

smile
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#649392 - 03/31/21 03:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: firesong]
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rsdean Offline
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Dan, much appreciated - thank you.

Bob

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#649435 - 03/31/21 09:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Bob,
Good to hear your cool, instantly recognizable music, here again.
This has some good lines, like:

" Will I find you by the station
Like some cosmic amalgamation"

Nice!

Excellent drum track and of course, a signature Robert Dean vocal.
Very much enjoyed.

Robert

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#649451 - 03/31/21 11:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Loc: Florida
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Bob,

Great to see you back!

Another thought-provoking lyric. I always enjoy your writes and the BAND you assemble to carry it. A real "signature" sound.

I like it!

fj

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#649454 - 03/31/21 11:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Posts: 130
Loc: Sweden
Alexander Paul Offline
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Great song about my hometown! I really like the melody. I would've gotten a Bowie vibe even if you hadn't mentioned him in the lyrics.
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#649491 - 03/31/21 03:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Bob, your songs always evoke such vivid imagery for me. The words and the sounds you create put me in a place and a time. I think that is what they call art.

much enjoyed!

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#649500 - 03/31/21 04:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: dcuny]
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rsdean Offline
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David, thanks so much.

Bob

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#649555 - 04/01/21 02:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Hello Robert,

Well, that has been a long time waiting for this very nice song.
Good your back again! Don't let me wait that long for your next song...

The guitar started forcefully and gave the spirit to the song.
The rhythm is very good, like the melody and the lyrics of course
But a little sad you only found 'ghosts hej då Stockholm'

And like you said: This song is brief so we should savor it
I did savor it a lot!

Hans
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#649562 - 04/01/21 03:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: David Snyder]
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David, thanks. That is very kind of you...

I actually have some additional verses to "Woodstock" and may re-record it. smile

Bob

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#649578 - 04/01/21 05:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: Robertkc]
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Robert, thank you.

Bob

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#649606 - 04/01/21 08:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Scott C Offline
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So good to hear from you Bob. Lovely vocal and lyric. Backtrack was excellent loved the acoustic intro. Well done

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#649608 - 04/01/21 08:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Bob,
Good listen. Solid arrangement, vocals and crisp mix. Thank you for sharing.

Misha.

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#649628 - 04/01/21 09:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Glad to hear another song from you, safe and sound rsdean music. Nice to read Sweden references, so close, also other town droppings give the story continuity. The chorus is really enjoyable. Very good mix, the guitar and drums are well in balance. And your voice is trusty as always. Some high pitch drum sound on the left in the chorus is bit disturbing, but anyway this is very good comeback.

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#649652 - 04/01/21 01:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Firstly, great to hear from you.

Secondly, you remain an absolute master at putting together all RT/RD tracks that so convincingly sound like a bunch of guys/gals who've played together for years. And an excellent mix.

Thirdly, excellent write as so many have mentioned.

"I know the night tries to get the best of me
New York City was not my destiny
Will you meet me in the morning
You don't need to give a warning"

Nice.

Finally your Americana firmly based vocals well deliver
the lyric.

Enjoyed it!

J&B
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#649696 - 04/01/21 06:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: rsdean]
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Bob,

It’s good to hear another Bob Dean tune . . . seems like it’s been a while. And this is classic; your signature sound . . . engaging from start to finish. Love how clean your guitars and percussion are, and how well they resonate in your mixes—they really just pop. Excellent write, excellent vocal, excellent tune!

My best regards to you,

Deej

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#649722 - 04/02/21 02:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: floyd jane]
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Floyd, thanks so much.

Bob

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#649723 - 04/02/21 02:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Goodbye Stockholm [Re: Alexander Paul]
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Alexander, much appreciated - thank you.

Bob

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