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Hi All,

Here's my take on a Daniel Lanois / Malcolm Burn style of production. Lots of delays, overlapping loops, distant & heavily saturated drums and sonic atmosphere. I've had this one sitting around for a while and thought it was time to set it free. smile

This is called Picasso Painted Horses.

Picasso painted horses
Dancing in the rain
I was dreaming you were calling
From a meadow deep in Spain
You were covered by a windstorm
You were held back by the beauty and the raging force
And you knew you could not catch the horse

You were looking like a shadow
Outside the bedroom door
I was dreaming you were flying
Like a hawk I watched you soar
You were searching for the pony
You were looking in every barn and river source
And you gave up and could not find the horse

Picasso painted horses
Now ghosts upon the wall
I was dreaming you were watching
When the summer turned to fall
You were writing me a letter
You were asking if I felt such great remorse
And I did when I finally lost the horse
Picasso painted horses

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2474: Bass, Acoustic, Held Ev 085
2505: Piano, Electric, HeldChords 085
2914: Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Folky16thBrent Ev16 085
3056: Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm, Pop16ths
833: Guitar, Electric, Rhythm AltCountryMoody Ev 075
Loop: Drum n Bass - cosmos_175_Bass_F_sharp_minor
Loop: Drum n Bass - cosmos_175_Pad_F_sharp_minor
RealDrums: PopPromiseEv16^1-a: Snare on 4, HiHat, b: Snare

As always - thanks for listening!

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Bob,

LOVE the write! (you are a talent)
Love the musical "experimentation".
Cool drums.
I'm hearing this as somewhat mid-heavy (that might be MY problem - I've said that a couple of different times today in threads by others). Might be nice to have some high-end (treble-y) synth or guitar licks to balance things?
That's a minor thing. I dig this.

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Bob I agree with fj, this is great stuff, so much to listen to.
I hear a little bit of Bob Dylan in your vocals, definately a good thing.

One tiny, tiny nit of a suggestion:

"You were asking if I felt such great remorse"

Great job.


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Floyd,

Thanks. I appreciate the kind words.

That's a great suggestion.

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Bob ...

You are a word magician. You could write the nutritional content (or lack thereof) on the back of a frozen dinner I didn't like and convince me to buy a dozen of them.

This is so different from your "regular" fare. I truly like it! Every one of your songs has a special touch. This one has many.

What a treat!

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Bob, absolutely an outstanding song.
This is something that Dylan could have written back in the 60's.
Loved your vocal and lyrics!
What a great backing band and arrangement you have going in this song.
I loved everything about this one.


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The title made me curious, but I had no idea what to expect.
Different in a very positive way.
Enjoyed the listen.
A lot!


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Bass Thumper,

Appreciate the listen and feedback. Thanks.

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Bob...I think your musical arrangement and production are a perfect match to your lyrical composition...your vocal is compelling...yeah, this could easily be a Dylan write...love the percussion and distorted guitar work...interesting, different and way cool! Dan


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The crunchy drums took some getting used to against the clean vocal & guitar but it works.
The outro had some cool VU in it.
Another fabulous lyric as sound poem.
Very cool.


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Alan,

Thanks for that very kind review. It is appreciated.

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Your lyrics are always so good, Bob. I was drawn in by the title and rewarded quite well. What an interesting song so well written and performed. A highly successful experiment in my ears, sir.


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Mario,

That is very kind of you - thank you.

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I'm not familiar with the style. It's no doubt an acquired taste. wink

As usual, the write and vocals are exceptional.

Cool stuff! smile


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Great tune and production Bob.

Very original!!

I really enjoyed it!

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Superb. You really are a world-class talent, in my view.

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Lyrically beautiful and interesting story with a captivating title and a dreamy landscape.
The nicely effected band supports that mysterious mood, the distorted drums paint a lovely mosaic.
Enjoyed your vocals. Very creative and artistic work.
(Seems like that picking guitar is missing from the instrument list)

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Janne,

Thanks so much.

Good catch on the guitar. I have added that track to the list.

2914: Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Folky16thBrent Ev16 085

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Hi Bob
Wow !!!
What a fantastic song
And such a great intro - I love it !!!
10 out of 10 stars
Excellent Bob
Many greetings
Andi ;-)

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B.D.,

Thanks - I appreciate that.

Bob

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