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Hey Folks...Well I usually post acoustic based country tilted gospel songs and I thought I'd stray a bit away from the stream with this one...this is according to the BiaB style I used a "Light Pop Ballad w/Mandolin" so I added an electric guitar to give it some guts and voila! soup! You be the judge...it's still "gospel and/or faith-based"...hope you all like it...love your comments and suggestions...Dan

A Love Well Lived
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Lyrics: Blair MacLean and Dan Simmons
Music: Dan Simmons
Key Bb 68BPM

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1592 Bass
1602 Piano
1596 Acoustic guitar Strumming
1601 Mandolin
1676 Acoustic guitar fingerpicking
Drums Nashville Even 16
(lost which Electric guitar track it was...one of Brent's)


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I'd say it doesn't stray too far from the stream. laugh

As usual: good write, well sung, good arrangement.

No useful suggestions - I spent too much time enjoying it. wink


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Sounds good to me, Dan, track sounds great as does your vocal.

Enjoyed!

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David and Dave...thanks for your comments...I appreciate your thoughts...Dan


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This is another excellent, professional sounding production and performance... all thumbs... up.


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Thanks bloc-head...I appreciate your comment...Dan


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Firesong:

First off, love the title —great play on "a life-well lived". Terrific, just terrific vocal—one small nit maybe: the “ch” in “each” in first line and “watched” in the second line, maybe lower your vocal volume on those notes just to reduce the sibilance a tad. There may be another couple of places where you can do the same (e.g., “patient” in the first line of the chorus). Not major at all—and just an optional adjustment, if you agree.

The electric guitar is fantastic . . . actually the entire arrangement is superb—really full and rich. Impressive work!

All my best,

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Thanks Deej...I hear what you were talking about and will try to tame those plosives...really appreciate the "good ears" around here...Dan


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Cool title. You and Blair are a good team, Dan. In my opinion you could put together any band, and with your words and voice, they make the song outstanding.


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Cool title. You and Blair are a good team, Dan. In my opinion you could put together any band, and with your words and voice, they make the song outstanding.


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Good vocal, band, arrangement and mix.

The mandolin is very nice.

Your vocal is cathedral filling!

J&B

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