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 Posted: Tue Jun 30th, 2020 10:58 am
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I was inspired by 80's pop and rock music, especially the album Unmasked by Kiss. I love the melodic bass guitar, the good vibes and the catchy choruses there so that was more or less my goal, too.

Don't let the video irritate you, it's unprofessional but I wanted to try out something else instead of showing the cover art the whole video.

I'd love to get some feedback about the song

https://youtu.be/jGkglIRV8VU

Thanks for listening  

Lyrics:

"My lady turned 22 today
She was a little naive and a little complicated
I used to look her way
Well she was talking too much but she's well decorated"

Let's make love not hate 
And serve your best on a silver plate
Let's make love not war
That's not what we're here for

It takes more than a million hearts
So shout it out, just shout it out
It takes more than a brand new start
To shout it out what it's all about
Oh this world might be unfair through and through 
But I know heaven made me knowing you

Why should a guy being different
Be left outside alone though he is tender hearted
I guess you were never on your own
The world is calling your name, forsakenly rewarded

Waiting on the corner then she's knocking on my door
There ain't this world no more
All I ever needed was your guiding light and love
That was enough:):)

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 Posted: Tue Jun 30th, 2020 02:19 pm
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The record quality is absolutely nice! At the 3 minute mark I expected a guitar solo. Interestingly there was a small bass solo. Though imo the guitar solo would fit better I like the idea to make something special here.

The vocals and everything is top tier. So the improvements are only fine tuning. The vocals sound a little bit flat (strong compressor?). I mean this is what most songs in the charts sound like. But the song could be more lead to more excitement with a little bit more dynamics in the voice. But as I said this is only the last fine tuning and my personal opinion.

Good work!



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 Posted: Tue Jun 30th, 2020 06:11 pm
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Thank you,
The vocals... I didn't use a compressor for the vocal track, maybe it's flat because of the cheap microphone, the equalizer or maybe my voice just sounds a little flat naturally...
Cool that you like the production because usually that's my weakest point.

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 Posted: Wed Jul 1st, 2020 12:09 am
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Excellent production. I wish I had that vocal range but I'm not as young as I was!! It is 80's in style..nothing wrong with that for me. Well done..a really good song.:)

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 Posted: Wed Jul 1st, 2020 05:49 am
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Very cool. All about the music in this one. Love that 80s vibe. You have a good voice!



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 Posted: Wed Jul 1st, 2020 03:10 pm
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I enjoyed that very much. The music and vocals are super. I think the video is definitely better than a cover pic!



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Yes! Excellent production all the way around. Great vocal performance, both the track and the video! The song is well written and the production is very professional.

Thanks for sharing. I liked it very much.



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 Posted: Fri Jul 3rd, 2020 07:39 am
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Thank you all very much for listening :) I'm really surprised that nobody criticized the sound quality yet 😅

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I'll be completely honest - when I first read the lyrics I thought this is going to sound quite clichéd and I'm not going to like it.

But wow was I wrong! I think the way you have put this to music is superb and very original. And what I first thought were clichéd lyrics actually really shine because of the melody.

The only thing - like someone else said, the vocals sound a little flat in the mix and maybe need to come forward a little.

Well done though, this is really good.

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 Posted: Tue Jul 7th, 2020 01:32 pm
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First, I love 80's music and you really captured the feeling/energy of it. I consider the vocals, lyrics, musical accompaniment and the video to be a great success since it's all cohesive and streamlined. It all fits together well and that is very admirable! Thank you for the inspiration.



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 Posted: Tue Jul 7th, 2020 03:45 pm
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This was way better than what I expected to hear when clicking. Production quality is top notch and the song itself is brilliant. You've captured the era very well and it could have been a hit back in the 80's, really well rounded melody and obviously the vocals were very professional. I do love your voice, it has a very interesting quality to it.

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 Posted: Tue Jul 7th, 2020 03:57 pm
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Where does your name come from? Are you coincidentally a Lordi fan?

Thank you all very much, cool to read through the posts :) There are not a lot forums with that much activity.

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Yep! I definitely hear the KISS influence lol... Nice! Great Vox! Very melodic! Don't be afraid to play in the lower registers with your voice, show off that range! :)



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