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 Posted: Mon Nov 5th, 2018 04:48 am
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© 2018 Owen Hovenden

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Chorus:
Changes
Coming like a landslide
Caught me on my blindside
Caught me on the run
Strangers
All around are dangers
How fast the world changes
I wanna get off

Take me to a time when I felt safe and secure
Days of my childhood when I understood the rules
Everything's is different and I feel like a fool
And I don't know what to do (with all these)

Chorus

Clock on the wall says a quarter to one
It's been out by an hour since Daylight Savings begun
And I don't know how to fix it so I guess it's stuck
That way for the next six months

Chorus

Take me to a time when I felt safe and secure
Days of my childhood when I understood the rules
I may not be Einstein but at least I knew
How to change the clock on the wall

Chorus
I wanna get off
I wanna get off

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 Posted: Mon Nov 5th, 2018 10:38 am
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Marty Ray Boone
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Latest and greatest masterpiece from the gifted man from the land down under! You are truly a "Man at work". A one man band like me. Have recorded in a studio one track at a time in past. You get the best recordings doing them by yourself. This is now a top 10 song on my Owen Hovenden list! You are a musical equal to Einstein. Love you much, brother in music. Your I.Q. is at genius level for sure, my friend. :cool: P.S. cool jazz



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 Posted: Mon Nov 5th, 2018 10:53 am
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You are too kind, Marty. But I appreciate the listen and the gracious remarks :)

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 Posted: Wed Nov 7th, 2018 11:28 pm
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Great tune Owen. Love the sultry style. Is that a saxophone? Sounds really good. I like how you start it off at the chorus. Great lyrics, I can relate.



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 Posted: Thu Nov 8th, 2018 12:27 am
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Thanks samiamiamsam!

The saxophone sound is a midi VST plugin, so I've played it on keyboard (with lots of editing and overdubbing!!).

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 Posted: Thu Nov 8th, 2018 07:55 pm
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:shock:



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 Posted: Thu Nov 8th, 2018 10:13 pm
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You've not come across that before, Marty?

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You mean editting and overdubbing Owen?:Taz:



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 Posted: Sun Nov 11th, 2018 09:30 pm
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I was wondering why the shocked emoji?

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Nice work.
A good slice of life song.

Nice to hear you were able to get the sax working.
Sounds like a soprano sax or even clarinet.

I like how the lyrics transition smoothly from verse to chorus.

- Sketch

PS -- Song could use a bit more dynamic punch. But that's not really your thing.
At least not as much punch as I like to use. lol



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Motorist Sketchbook wrote:
Nice to hear you were able to get the sax working.
Sounds like a soprano sax or even clarinet.


Yeah, I set to work with it after our previous conversation! :)

Motorist Sketchbook wrote:
PS -- Song could use a bit more dynamic punch. But that's not really your thing.
At least not as much punch as I like to use. lol


Yes, you are better at that, and our styles are different that way!

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Cool song!:)



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Hi Owen, I really liked the melody of the song. I can see it getting stuck in my head (maybe it already is). The chorus is awesome. I felt like rhyming begun to one in the 2nd verse was trying, but it sounded fine when you sang it.

A song that gets you thinking. Nice



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 Posted: Fri Dec 7th, 2018 09:33 pm
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Thanks Andrea! Appreciate the listen and the thoughtful comments.

There is a risk of trying to force rhymes. I use near rhymes quite a bit for that reason - to give me flexibility to make the line sound more natural.

Glad it got you thinking. I was hoping to gently poke fun at our aversion to change as we age (usually).

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Just reread that verse with the thought of growing "older" (as I am). Totally made me laugh! Love the chorus, especially "I wanna get off". Love that!



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This is a great song Man!:cool:



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 Posted: Mon Dec 10th, 2018 06:56 pm
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Changing!:cool:



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Love this song!:cool:



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Change is inevitable!:)



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Great song! I really liked the production.

I felt the vocal had the wrong kind of treatment - almost needs a longer reverb on it

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