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Another simple love song...

RealTracks in style: ~518:Bass, Electric, Pop HalfNotes Ev 085
RealTracks in style: 2024:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm CountryJohn Ev 085
RealTracks in song: ~365:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 1595:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Pop8thsSteady Ev 065
RealTracks in song: 363:Pedal Steel, Background Ev 085
RealDrums in Song: NashvilleEven8^1-a:Sidestick, HiHat , b:Snare, Ride



WHAT'S AN EXTRA MILE?

when you need an extra blanket at night to keep you warm
i get up and find one.. then i wrap you in my arms
i try to make sure... you have all that you could need
there's no order too tall, no wish too small
you can always count on me ('cause...)

   what's an extra mile
   if it shows what's in my heart
   ask for the moon
   i'll bring it wrapped up in the stars
   there's no mountain too high or road too rough
   no river too deep or wild
   when it comes to love
   what's an extra mile

you bring me coffee every morning, sometimes breakfast in bed
i think you're trying to spoil me, but you call it love instead
you don't miss a chance to prove your heart is true
your love amazes me, it's right there to see
in all the little things you do (you say...)

   what's an extra mile
   if it shows what's in my heart
   ask for the moon
   i'll bring it wrapped up in the stars
   there's no mountain too high or road too rough
   no river too deep or wild
   when it comes to love
   what's an extra mile

   when it comes to love
   what's an extra mile


Comments of any kind welcomed...

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This is a beautiful song, and production... Truly exceptional.
I'm very impressed.


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The simple guitar announces this song is going to be all about the lyric.

Nice build as the instruments some in.

Great chorus. Love how the chorus starts and ends on the hook - classic, and it works so well here.

Love the change in POV in the second verse. I didn't expect it, and again: it works really well.

My only complaint is that I would have liked another round of the chorus.

Or even better, make the second time through the chorus a duet. That would be so pretty! And entirely unnecessary, but I think it would work nicely here. A little bit of echo, like:

      Male: What's an extra mile...
      Female, echoing: What's an extra mile?
      Together: If it shows what's in our hearts

But you know me, I throw gratuitous harmony on everything. wink

I'm a sucker for simple love songs - I like this one a lot! laugh


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Hey Floyd.
Another fantastic production.
I always enjoy you highly crafted lyrics and they always paint
wonderful word pictures.
Thanks for posting. Rob4580

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"Leave 'em wanting more."
This song does that.
Another verse and chorus, augmented by strings n things
is the expectation and imagination kicked on by what exists.
No need to do it as it was done in my head.


You voice soars in the choruses.
VERY well done Floyd.

Last edited by rayc; 03/13/22 12:46 PM.

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Hi Floyd,

That's another great song and wonderful vocals.

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FJ,
That's a winner.
Simple, to the point and well performed.


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Lovely song. Great production. Your voice does soar at all the right places. You know how to write a catchy hook line, that's for sure. Good one. My hat's off to the band too.


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floyd

Simply lovely.

Excellent melody, beautifully sung with a sweet lyric.

Another top notch production.

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floyd,

The simple acoustic guitar sound supports your wonderful vocals very well.
The piano and pedal steel that participate from the middle are modest but very effective.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

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Firstly I'm greeted with a clean crisp guitar introduction.

The vocal delivery and backings are, as usual, exceptional.

Maybe I'm a softy for a beautiful love song, and this one fits that category absolutely perfectly.

Another winner, Mr Jane. Thanks!


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Hello Floyd
a very nice song
I like the melody very much
And together with your singing the song becomes very catchy
Very well done
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FJ.
as always SUPERB.
v nice voc doubles. great line bout "breakfast in bed...etc".
your a superb lyricist...and its a great song....
with wonderfull emotion it evokes in the listener.

best
om


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What an amazingly consistent tunesmith you are, Floyd. And you always have the chops, the voice and band to make each song shine to the highest level. As always those lyrics are SOOOOO good. Thank you!!


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I enjoyed that. Nicely written and played. That would be a great song for a movie underscore


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Hi Floyd really great write well sung and really thought out well done thanks Eric


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Really beautiful song, Floyd.
Touching.
Great music, lyrics and vocals.

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Originally Posted By: bloc-head
This is a beautiful song, and production... Truly exceptional.
I'm very impressed.


bloc-head - that means a lot to me. Thanks...


Originally Posted By: dcuny
The simple guitar announces this song is going to be all about the lyric.

Nice build as the instruments some in.

Great chorus. Love how the chorus starts and ends on the hook - classic, and it works so well here.

Love the change in POV in the second verse. I didn't expect it, and again: it works really well.

My only complaint is that I would have liked another round of the chorus.

Or even better, make the second time through the chorus a duet. That would be so pretty! And entirely unnecessary, but I think it would work nicely here. A little bit of echo, like:

      Male: What's an extra mile...
      Female, echoing: What's an extra mile?
      Together: If it shows what's in our hearts

But you know me, I throw gratuitous harmony on everything. wink

I'm a sucker for simple love songs - I like this one a lot! laugh


Thanks, David! (hey! where did those spaces come from? smile )
I understand the notion that a duet lives in there somewhere. But, as written, it would be a bit lopsided. Another go at the chorus? - then the song gets a bit long (and we all get so easily bored these days smile )

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Another great song, simple, heartfelt, well sung and produced


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Another beautiful write, vocal and production, Floyd. The well of your creativity never seems to run dry.
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