This is such a great contest, let's kick it up a couple of notches laugh

The Power of Men

This song is about the people all over the world who were (often) forced to work.
This has happened a lot throughout the ages and is still happening right now.
After hours and hours of editing the song in Cubase something went terribly wrong and the project got corrupted
beyond repair. It left me completely desperate mad
Luckily there was Anne-Marie who managed to recreate the song by looking up
and pasting each audio sample back to its original location (this again took hours of work)......

When I finished the song I suddenly realised I used one of the Xtra Styles and thought:
"What the heck, why not post another one for the contest wink

PS:
As you see I created an account of my own, because apart from my work in RnAM, I also produce a lot of songs of my own.
Lately Anne-Marie (who has now also created an account of her own) is working on a couple of solo projects too.
We thought it might be confusing to post all our solo work as RnAM.

Style is _ATDAWN.STY (At Dawn Baritone Gtr Country)
1592:Bass, Electric, Pop16ths Ev 065
2542:Pedal Steel, Background ModernBalladAtmosphere Ev16 065
596:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Pop16ths Ev16 065
1600:Guitar, High-Strung Acoustic, Rhythm Pop16ths Ev16 065
811:Piano, Acoustic, Solo-Acc PopVancouver Ev 100
978:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm CountrySwingGrittyHeld Sw 140
Soloist: 810 Guitar,Electric,Soloist DrivingCountryBallad
RealDrums: NashvillePop16^1-a:Snare, Hihat , b:Snare, Ride

Lyrics:

The Power of Men

I pray, whenever life gets rough
On these windy grounds
Where it's taken all I have
Oh see, how these men will work together
Working with all their might
Working far away from home

And now we're breaking down again
As we work with the power of men,
Will we ever be free again

You see, you see we never had much chances
To be the lucky ones
To be the ones that live their dream

And as we face the day again
We will work with the power of men
Will we ever be free again

And now we're breaking down again
As we work with the power of men,
And as we face the day again
We will work with all we can
Will we ever be free again
Can we ever be free again
Will we ever live for real again.





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We are Rob Meulman and Anne-Marie Bovenkamp from The Netherlands.

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