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#675460 - 09/29/21 10:38 AM [User Showcase] Who Will Welcome Me Home?
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Hey guys...I'm still remastering the "Prodigal" album I made with my kids...so yesterday I did this one, a soft contemplative ballad sung by my son Ian...it's without a doubt one of my favorites...hope you enjoy it...I stayed as simple as I could on the track, just acoustic, cello and bass.

https://soundclick.com/r/s8iwtg

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Vocals: Ian, Amber and me
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#675523 - 09/29/21 07:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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OH YES Ian!

Beautiful.
Nice production, the family vocals make it shine.

moto
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#675540 - 09/29/21 08:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: CaptainMoto]
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moto...thanks for your comments...Dan
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#675576 - 09/30/21 05:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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So well done, Dan. Ian soars, and you and Amber fill it out with beautiful harmonies. Excellent choice to keep it simple. It focuses attention on the message.
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#675601 - 09/30/21 09:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: BabuMusic]
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Originally Posted By: BabuMusic
So well done, Dan. Ian soars, and you and Amber fill it out with beautiful harmonies. Excellent choice to keep it simple. It focuses attention on the message.



Marty...thanks...yeah, my two favorite singers in the whole world (I'm a little biased)..."Less is more"...right?
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#675617 - 09/30/21 12:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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Very pretty and professional. Ian has a great voice.
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#675642 - 09/30/21 03:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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Good production, arrangement and melody. Good voice as well!

Thanks for sharing,
Will

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#675652 - 09/30/21 04:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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This is a wonderful song. The vocals soar. The arrangement is a perfect compliment to the song. Professional sounding mix.
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#675895 - 10/01/21 08:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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TuneMonger, Will and Jim...thanks guys for the comments...they are appreciated...Dan
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#675896 - 10/01/21 09:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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I love everything about this. laugh

The title, lyrics, singing, arrangement, mix, harmonies. All excellent.
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#675939 - 10/02/21 06:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: dcuny]
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very emotive. an excellent lesson in keeping a song accessible. very good lead vocs mate.
very impressed with choice of instrumentation.
its really nice to hear a song with female vocs included.

one word SUPERB !

best
om
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#676015 - 10/02/21 05:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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Dave and om...thanks for your gracious comments...it was a suggestion from a song I posted earlier that helped me make the decision to keep the arrangement minimal on this song which I'm convinced was the right choice for it...I really appreciate this forum and the comments and suggestions we get here...I take them all to heart...we all want our "children" to be properly dressed.
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#676150 - 10/03/21 09:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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Wow what a beautiful song. Such an awesome voice. The cello is a perfect accompaniment for the vocal. Lovely harmonies. Well done.

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#676471 - 10/05/21 03:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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What a wonderful and expressive recording!
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#676484 - 10/05/21 03:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: firesong]
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Scott and Ed...thanks for your kind thoughts and comments...Dan
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#676498 - 10/05/21 04:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: BabuMusic]
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Originally Posted By: BabuMusic
So well done, Dan. Ian soars, and you and Amber fill it out with beautiful harmonies. Excellent choice to keep it simple. It focuses attention on the message.


I completely agree!

What a fantastic backing track you have laid down for those outstanding voices! Simply fantastic!

Loved it!
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#676741 - 10/07/21 11:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Who Will Welcome Me Home? [Re: MarioD]
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Thanks Mario...I value your opinion and appreciate it.
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