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This is a song we did around a month ago. I held off posting it then because I had a lot on my plate at the time and I knew I wouldn't have time to listen to anyone else's songs. I'm a firm believer that the forum should be all about supporting each other.


The Band:

2734:Organ, Rhythm BluesSlow128Mike Sw 065

Chris Spruit is playing the piano.
Marty Straub (BabuMusic) is playing the bass

I'm playing all the guitar parts, and built the drum track using EZDrummer3

Mixed in Reaper, mastered with Ozone 10.

Heaven is a place inside (2023, Chris Spruit)

it turns out well
it is a matter of time
That's what you told me
at least a thousand times
you know me
far to well
you know that I am moving
in mind between heaven and hell

Darkness is just the absence of light
it ain't that easy
but you know that I am right

heaven is a place inside
no need to run
no need to hide

when times get hard
your demon starts
raising to steal your strength
what is left inside

he loves the dark
cause that keeps him alive
all up to you
which wolf you want to feed inside


Thanks for any feedback!

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Very good, atmospheric song, Chris creates a fantastic mood, and you guys make a great band that gives her the space she needs to shine.
Great stuff, I enjoyed the listen a lot.


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Dave, Chris & Marty,

I love everything about this... Great vocals, excellent bass lines and pro mix.

The standout for me though is Dave's guitar. What an extraordinary sound! Huge, full of soul and the tone everyone wants to have.

Outstanding!

Bob

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First of all, Dave. THANKS SO MUCH for YOUR support. You know I love this one. Man, I've missed you guys, but have been listening to all of the Blue Attitude stuff.

Chris is such an astounding singer, one the listenerr can't help loving. Amazing passion, and execution. I've talked much about your ability with six strings.

I love the pace of this composition. You always write fun stuff to play with. So glad you're back, brother.


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As I have come to expect from the team this is Blues done the right way. The write, the vocal, the playing and the production are all pro level. Simply put - This is how it’s done, Tom

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Wow,

This is really great!

I agree with Tommy, this is some legitimate blues man, with tons of soul.

This is how it is done.

Great job!

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Hi, Dave.

Love it!

Clean mix, emotive vocals and guitar - it caught my ear right away and didn't let go.

Excellent guitar, riveting singing, and a nice piano break as well.

Classic blues done right. laugh


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Hi Dave.

You, Marty and Chris have created an amazing piece of music.
The three of you have a flair for the blues.
Stunning musicianship from everyone involved.
Yet another fine production that is as radio-ready as anything I've heard.

Regards,
--Noel


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Y'all Are On Fire.
It does Not get better than this.
Each of you are at the top of your game here. Wow.

Dave - your best guitar ever. Playing and Tone. I'd knock all the knobs off so you can't ever change it.
Marty - Butter.
Chris - your Blues Rock Writes are true gems - you impress me more with each new one. Your Vocals have never been better - goosebumps.
And I really like the piano solo/riffing - free and expressive!

After this 4 minutes, twenty...I wanted more.

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Dave, Chris & Marty,

Stunning!
Great work all round superb vocal, emotive, smooth bass and the drum programming was excellent.
Lovely melodic guitar solo and a pro mix top it all off.

Great work.

Peter

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Well, this is about as close to perfection as it gets! Fabulous write, great performance by the band, super mix. The combination of Chris' soulful voice and piano, Dave's ripping guitar and Marty's bottom end just does it for me. Off the charts great!


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Nice. I especially liked the piano and guitar solos


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Originally Posted by B.D.Thomas
Very good, atmospheric song, Chris creates a fantastic mood, and you guys make a great band that gives her the space she needs to shine.
Great stuff, I enjoyed the listen a lot.

Thanks for the kind words, and thanks for the comment over on YT a while back too, appreciated!

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Yeah!

Superb heart-felt vocal, and an aching, yearning guitar. In fact all the live musicians sound great. I would love to see the three of you play this live. Most excellent all around.

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Wonderful. Another stunner from the Blue Attitude crew.
Regards,
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Originally Posted by rsdean
Dave, Chris & Marty,

I love everything about this... Great vocals, excellent bass lines and pro mix.

The standout for me though is Dave's guitar. What an extraordinary sound! Huge, full of soul and the tone everyone wants to have.

Outstanding!

Bob

Very kind of you, Bob, thanks!

Originally Posted by BabuMusic
First of all, Dave. THANKS SO MUCH for YOUR support. You know I love this one. Man, I've missed you guys, but have been listening to all of the Blue Attitude stuff.

Chris is such an astounding singer, one the listenerr can't help loving. Amazing passion, and execution. I've talked much about your ability with six strings.

I love the pace of this composition. You always write fun stuff to play with. So glad you're back, brother.

Thanks for the friendship, Marty! It's good to be back.

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Originally Posted by tommyad
As I have come to expect from the team this is Blues done the right way. The write, the vocal, the playing and the production are all pro level. Simply put - This is how it’s done, Tom


Really appreciate that, Tom!

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Wow,

This is really great!

I agree with Tommy, this is some legitimate blues man, with tons of soul.

This is how it is done.

Great job!

Thanks, David!

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An almost Santana intro to a slow blues rock with a message - can't go wrong.
You each do your thing in the way you do - like a BAND of soul mates.
Great message, great band & great song.
Love it all.


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How the heck did I miss this earlier? Glad I came back and ran across it.

WOW! You three make quite a band. Blues is a wonderful genre (one of the few originating here in North America), but this is Blues+. As has been already mentioned in one way or another, everything about this is pure gold. It's so nice to hear Chris again. What a voice! Marty never disappoints. I think his bass is what makes his heart beat. And man, Dave, that guitar must still be smoking! The tone is unreal - as is the playing.

Everything is crystal clear and sits perfectly where it should.

The style reminds me a bit of Gary Moore. As far as I'm concerned, that is a very good thing.

Pure class!

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Originally Posted by dcuny
Hi, Dave.

Love it!

Clean mix, emotive vocals and guitar - it caught my ear right away and didn't let go.

Excellent guitar, riveting singing, and a nice piano break as well.

Classic blues done right. laugh

Thanks, David!

Originally Posted by Noel96
Hi Dave.

You, Marty and Chris have created an amazing piece of music.
The three of you have a flair for the blues.
Stunning musicianship from everyone involved.
Yet another fine production that is as radio-ready as anything I've heard.

Regards,
--Noel

Well, realistically the chance of this song ever getting radio play is slim to none I think wink

Thanks Noel, appreciate the listen and comments.

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