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Here is a new song collaboration by Ray and myself.

Half Life of Truth - Soundcloud

Half Life of Truth - Video

The Half Life of Truth

You weren't really here
Just something I hoped

Paranoia's gaining, fast, so, so fast.

The half life of truth.
A chain reaction of lies,
Broken promises compound
Right before your eyes.

Whispers become louder over time

No lunatic upon the grass
No faces pressed against the glass

And Slow decay
To lasts and lasts and lasts

The half life of truth.
A chain reaction of lies,
Broken promises compound
Right before your eyes.

Talk becomes louder over time.


Paranoia's gaining, fast, so, so fast.

The half life of truth.
A chain reaction of lies,
Broken promises compound
Right before your eyes.

Screams become louder over time.

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Lyrics and Vocal Ray Cochrane
Lead and Slide Guitar Scott Collingwood (little help from my Whammy Pedal)
Bass and Rhythm Guitars Ray Cochrane.

These are the original BIAB files used to create the song

****** Song Summary *************
Title: floyd esque
File:floydesqueV2.SGU
Key=C , Tempo 80, Length (m:s)=5:06
No intro. 33 bar chorus, from bar 1 to bar 33. Repeat x3 choruses
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _MELTING.STY (Melting British Psych Pop Ballad)

RealTracks in style: 1592:Bass, Electric, Pop16ths Ev 065
RealTracks in style: 3436:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm BritPsycPopBalladArpHiPhaser Ev 065
RealTracks in song: 1336:Flute, Soloist Bossa Ev 140
RealTracks in song: ~673:Organ, B3, Background Blues BB Ev 085
RealDrums [in style:RockNorthern^4-a:Snare, Loose HiHat , b:Snare, Ride

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Another wonderful collab, Scott & Ray. Some may say that the vocal should be louder, but for this song it seems to sit perfectly in the mix. It adds mystery. Man, those lyrics are excellent.
"The half life of truth.
A chain reaction of lies,
Broken promises compound
Right before your eyes."
Hypnotic bass and soaring guitar. Very creative stuff.
I started with YT just to see the video, which was cool, but the sound is better on Soundcloud.

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Very well done song. Video is exceptional. Sets a certain mood, hey?


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wow. this is talent...absolutely lovely/stunning sound pictures and playing.
no wish to offend...but i hear this being used in a major film. very broad nice soundscapes.
great kudos to you. great production.
would have liked the lead vocs up a bit higher.

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om


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Originally Posted By: BabuMusic
Another wonderful collab, Scott & Ray. Some may say that the vocal should be louder, but for this song it seems to sit perfectly in the mix. It adds mystery. Man, those lyrics are excellent.
"The half life of truth.
A chain reaction of lies,
Broken promises compound
Right before your eyes."
Hypnotic bass and soaring guitar. Very creative stuff.
I started with YT just to see the video, which was cool, but the sound is better on Soundcloud.


Thanks for checking out the song. I knew when Ray sent me the demo that we were going to have fun with this song. Rays vocal and lyric took the song to another level.


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This really reminds me of PF song...thanks for producing it

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Oh my. The Floyd is powerful in this one, as it obviously was at the beginning. It's carried through in the lyrics, the delivery, the soloing, the mixing, even the visuals.

Fantastic message in the song. The contrast between the slow decay of truth and the rapid expansion of lies is both original and chilling. Great to see that detestable [*****] AJ make his demonic appearance.

A+, gentlemen. Out of the park.


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Scott / Ray,

Great song, vocal and production.

Some really outstanding playing Scott - you have tremendous TONE!

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Trippy, hypnotic goodness! Cool lyrics. Nice playing. Of course the bass and the slide are the stars of the show. Slide was a great choice. Wonderful vocals, but waaay too low for my ears. Good effort on video. Excellent collab project! Thank you for sharing.

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Hi Scott and Ray,

A very good, hallucinatory song.
I felt the same as Marty; the vocals had to be more upfront, but after a while I changed that opinion. Keep it as it is! There is one downside on that: the lyrics can't be understood.

The leadguitar was very well played here, but so did the bassguitar. I have one question on that: you wrote you used a bassguitar from BiaB and Ray played one himself. Which part is Ray playing. to my ears he was it all the time!

I enjoyed all of it, even though it isn't a style I would do myself...

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I really like the song! The vocals are a bit quiet, but I assume it's a style choice? Reminds me a little of David Lynch.

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Originally Posted By: Birchwood
Hi Scott and Ray,A very good, hallucinatory song.
I felt the same as Marty; the vocals had to be more upfront, but after a while I changed that opinion. Keep it as it is! There is one downside on that: the lyrics can't be understood.
The leadguitar was very well played here, but so did the bassguitar. I have one question on that: you wrote you used a bassguitar from BiaB and Ray played one himself. Which part is Ray playing. to my ears he was it all the time!
I enjoyed all of it, even though it isn't a style I would do myself...
Hans

Thanks Hans,
the BIAB tracks mentioned are from the style. Most were replaced so that the only ones used in the song are organ and drums. The rest of the parts see Scott & myself playing.
Like many songs of this style the lyrics are something to be discovered after some attempts at guessing & interpretation.


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You both should be very proud of this one. Although I would have liked the vocals to be a tad louder, I had a hard time hearing the lyrics, that didn't detract to much from the overall excellence in this song.


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Very well done song. Video is exceptional. Sets a certain mood, hey?


Thanks Ed for checking out the song. Ray is a master with the video creation. So glad you liked the song


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Really cool song. Kind of like a Jim Morrison melded with Pink Floyd. Such excellent guitar work! Bravo!

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Yeah! I really like this one, guys.

Love the bass! Very cool hypnotic riff that really draws you in, makes the song actually IMHO.

Scott is the king of the melodic guitar, always enjoy hearing him do his thing.

Just a great mood piece, enjoyed both the music and the video.

Well done, enjoyed.

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Mystical, Hypnotical for sure nice eerie feel to it , as been said Vocals too low and I couldn't make out the majority of the lyrics at all !!.

My Hearing maybe !!.

Great guitar sound and playing !.

Enjoyed !!

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Top notch work. Wonderfully played by all. Great lyrics. Video was well done too.


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Very Pink Floydesque guys and it sounds great! I love the very "atmospheric" sound you've created! I also hear a little bit of Lennon (solo years) in this! Nice sound on your guitar Scott! It
fits the tune very well! Ray everything you've contributed here is super! I would like to hear the vocal a bit louder but that's my taste and may not be what you were going for! Thanks, Torrey




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Originally Posted By: justanoldmuso
wow. this is talent...absolutely lovely/stunning sound pictures and playing.
no wish to offend...but i hear this being used in a major film. very broad nice soundscapes.
great kudos to you. great production.
would have liked the lead vocs up a bit higher.

best
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Thank you for the awesome comments We really appreciate it. Glad you liked the song.

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This really reminds me of PF song...thanks for producing it


Thanks for checking out the song. Rays chord structure and vocal made it easy to change Pink Floyd. Was allot of fun to try and emulate one of my guitar heros.


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