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Ride To The Morning Light

Hi Folks,

This song is about a prisoner, working on the railroad and dreaming of escape on the next train. It may have been inspired by that wonderful scene from the "Blazing Saddles" movie.

Music & Lyrics - Nigel Spiers
Vocals and BV's - Nigel Spiers
Band In A Box Style - _BRITJON.STY
Bass - 1011
Piano - 1563, 1727, fills by Nigel Spiers
Drums - RockClassicBritEv^1
Guitar - 496, 502
Harmonica - 602

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Fantastic song. Real nice instrumental breaks, sounds like a live jam.
Your vocal is outstanding. Great mix.

This maybe your best to date.


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Thanks Mario,

Yes - not my usual style but quite pleased with the results.
Looking forward to getting stuck into all the new 2022 Realtracks.

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Great track! Love the guitar intro and the way the piano enters so naturally. Vocals are perfect and the BGVs are icing. I'm going to have to watch that movie again someday, it's a classic.


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Yeah!

Very different than what I'm used to hearing from you, Nigel, but man, you nailed it! Excellent vocals and piano work.

Great track, loved it.

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Def different to your "usual". That guitar is one of the few BIAB rock guitars I really like. I suspect some magic on your part in the mix.
Once the piano & harmonica are in the mix things seem a little narrow but it still sounds good.
Nice vocal performance.


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Hello Nigel
I like your song very much
You have used BiaB really very well
For example the drums at 1:39 is really great
Or the ending. Really really good.
The whole mix is right on point.
Your vocals can absolutely keep up.
You really make your song rock.
Makes tremendous fun
Thanks for sharing
Many greetings
Andi ;-)

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Nigel,

Great sounding track. Nice use of the Stones-style guitar.

Excellent vocals. A very solid mix - everything in a good space.

This might be my favorite of your posts (so far...)

Good stuff.

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Hi Tunemonger,

Very kind thoughts - much appreciated.

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This sounds great Nigel. I reminds me of a great Southern Rock Band, but their name is slipping my mind. It will come to me. Not the Allman Brothers, but that would be close.

Anyway, great job!!

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Hello Nigel ...

You hit the nail square on the head - everything about this shines! There's not a single thing to complain about anywhere in this project. That piano rocks! Great stuff - totally loved it!

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Well done on every level, Nigel. Good story idea and well expressed in the lyrics and the music, which strongly supports the theme. The piano, as always is tops. Yes, this song could definitely be part of the soundtrack for Blazing Saddles.


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Awright... very cool tune... Love it.


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Nigel

Really nicely done - great overall sound and performance.

Enjoyed it.

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Hi Dave,

Thanks for your comments and glad you enjoyed it.

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Excellent, upbeat song, despite its subject. Would have loved to have seen the lyrics, though, as I listened ... a very small quibble! But yes ... had me tapping my feet throughout! That piano and harmonica, at around the two minute mark ... brilliant :-) . And those piano glissandi at around 2:49 !!!

Really, really well done. Superb, professional quality, as I've come to expect from you. Bravo.

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I feel like I've traveled back in time. Sound like a hit from back in the day.

Love that opening guitar. Vocal is outstanding.

Good production. All the bits fit.

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Hi Nigal really like this great choice of instruments perfect vocal for this lots of nuggets in this thanks Eric


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Nigel,

Boy does that guitar sound good in this mix! The total package is pro sounding all the way! Love the energy in the tune! Piano really takes to a higher level! Great vocals! Thanks, Torrey




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Hi Ray,

Glad you enjoyed the song.

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