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Got writer's block? Write about it I guess...

https://soundcloud.com/user-618393096/the-muses

V1
The muses have left me to sing by myself
I take down the fragments of songs from the shelf
Some written in humor, some rooted in my pain
But now when I sing them they all sound the same

V2
The muses have left me, I sit here alone
Try'n to resolve these discordant tones
Unfinished puzzles, beginnings and ends
My inspiration's been cast to the wind

Bridge
All of the times that I've laughed and I've cried
The love that I've given that has withered and died
Seasons of longing, winters endured
All the distractions of sweet saboteurs
Angels of mercy with words full of hope
Just scattered reflections in a kaleidoscope

v3
The muses have left me without a farewell'
And if they'll return nobody can tell
Chordal progressions for secret obsessions
Aborted confessions, no chance to atone

'cause the muses have left me alone....

****** Song Summary *************
Title: Untitled Song
File:muses2.SGU
Key=C , Tempo 60, Length (m:s)=2:52
No intro. 39 bar chorus, from bar 1 to bar 39. Repeat x1 chorus
Melody has 141 notes, Melody harmony is < no harmony >(0)
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Song is saved with bar changes for Volume Changes,
Style is MY_HONEY.STY (My Honey MIDI 50s 12-8 Pop Bal)
GuitarCustom Synth is Hi-Q 001 02 Piano, Acoustic, Mellow Grand Sforzando
Style MIDI Instruments are : Acoustic String Bass (33), Electric Piano (5), Acoustic Piano (1),
MIDI SuperTracks in style: 3089:Piano, Electric, Rhythm AmericanaSlow128Mike Sw 040
RealTracks in song: 3064:Vocal Oohs, Rhythm Pop3-part Ev 085
RealTracks in song: 3027:Vocal Oohs, Background Pop3-part Ev 085
RealTracks in song: ~527:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking Hank Sw 085
MIDI Drums :41 Brushes Kit (41)

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Smooth tune & well performed. I read lyrics first, they reminded me of Shel Silverstein a bit. Thank you for sharing.

Misha.

Redeye #774139 08/17/23 07:32 PM
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Hi, Redeye.

This is a song I can relate to!

Good write, emotive singing, good arrangement and production.

Nice work all around! smile


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Vocal control, you say. Never heard of it. Is that some kind of ProTools thing?
Redeye #774181 08/18/23 05:35 AM
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Redeye, this is your best to date IMHO.
Great vocal, super lyrics, outstanding instrumentation and mix.
A sad song at its finest.

Outstanding ending!


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Redeye,

That's a good song and good vocal. Loved it!

Bob

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What a lovely delicate tune. Super vocal and backtrack. Well done


Scott Collingwood
https://soundcloud.com/scottt709
https://soundcloud.com/spiritlevel-ca
https://www.youtube.com/@SpiritLevel-ge3hm/
Redeye #774542 08/22/23 04:18 AM
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I recall writing a similar song about the lack of inspiration that I was going through at the time. It hits us all and what better way to deal with it than to write about it.

Nice.


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You can make excuses or you can make progress but not both.

The magic you are looking for is in the work you are avoiding.
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A thoughtful write.
A heartfelt performance.
Easy to listen to.

fj

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I've always liked songs about writing songs, and this one is no exception.

I miss a chorus, but I guess that will have to wait until your next song where you sing about missing choruses smile


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Ah, you definitely saw right through the disguises your muses were wearing, and wrote an inspiring beauty, Redeye. Such a good heartfelt melody and delivery of the lyrics. If the muses have really left you, you are doing very well on your own.


Enjoy whatever happens!
marty

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Lyrics easy to relate to and always good idea to write about the block, although difficult to notice any block when there are pearls like "Chordal progressions for secret obsessions/Aborted confessions, no chance to atone"-
Nicely bit of Louis Armstrong feel in music & vocals. Simple but pleasant arrangement.

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