Alex Johnston

Alex Johnston

Title: Music Supervisor, Composer, Producer
Genres: Rock, Rap, Pop, Orchestral Soundtrack
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song: Wishing on a Snowflake
artist: LaLa Deaton

genre: Jazz - Big Band
stats: playlists: 0 | song plays: 61
General Overview
What Genre is most appropriate for this song?
Jazz

What is an appropriate title for this song?
Wishing on a snow flake

What artist does this song most remind you of?
1940's

What best describes the subject matter of this song?
Love & Relationships - Unrequited Love

What era does this song fall under?
1940 - 1949

What best describes the mood of this song?
Happy - In High Spirits

Song Analysis
Quality of Lyrics
5/5

Quality of the Hook
5/5

Quality of the Verses
5/5

Quality of the Chorus
5/5

Quality of the Breaks
5/5

Quality of Instrumentation
5/5

Quality of Arrangement
5/5

Quality of the Melody
5/5

Quality of the Chord Progression
5/5

Quality of the Instrumental Hooks
5/5

Marriage Between Chorus and Verse
5/5

Marriage Between Music and Lyrics
5/5

Instrumentation
Quality of the Instrument/Sound Selection
5/5

Quality of the Lead Performances
5/5

Quality of the Meter
5/5

Quality of Piano
5/5

Quality of Bass
5/5

Quality of Strings
4/5

Quality of Brass
4/5

Quality of Woodwinds
5/5

Quality of Other Instruments
5/5

Quality of Intro/Opening Line
4/5

Vocals
Quality of the Vocal Pitch
5/5

Quality of Vocal Phrasing and Performance
5/5

Quality of the Backup Vocals
5/5

Quality of Vocal
5/5

Production
Quality of Recording (Techniques)
4/5

Quality of Mix
4/5

Originality of Song
5/5

Overall Rating
5/5

Quality of the Title
5/5

General Comments

Of the hardest things to write is a Christmas themed song that isnt so stupidly obvious that is cheesy or bad or too different that it doesn't evoke that emotional feeling and set off all the mental images that make a great Christmas song.
This however is perfect. Jazz classy, lullabye soft, Love song based and giving me images of those great 40's songs with the 5 part harmony chorus and then a great turn in to full band middle section, just to add that cherry of quality. The lyrics are fantastic, great use of phrase and perfect harmonies that give you the warm feeling of safety for some reason.
I'm not one these Producers who gives negative feedback because I think I would do it better, nor will I blow smoke up backs sides with false love. Its that good that I don't have any critique to give it.

You should be super proud of the track and so should everybody involved

I will put this track in my company files for any placement opps I have and see what I can do.

Great Work!


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Artist's Submitted Question:

Hi Alex, This is one of the tunes off of my all-original, 1940s-style, big band Xmas album. I've had great industry support here in Nashville, but as you see when you listen, it's not exactly conducive a Nashville pitch. I'm hoping you'll put your ear to it in regards to potential viability for film & TV placement! The rest of the album is available for a listen at www.laladeaton.com/music. I also have a xmas duet to record! I appreciate any help or direction you may offer! Thanks! - LaLa Deaton

Pro's Answer/Comments:

Its perfect for xmas, its a Nashville album as it was done in Nashville. Thats no issue there.
Proceed at haste in marketing the track, people are looking right now for xmas songs 2016.

Believe in the song, Its top notch and as good as anyone will be hearing this year! I guarantee it.


Quote From Pro:

On of the most innovative Christmas songs you will hear. Classy, heartwarming, but beautifully upbeat and the elegant vocal delivery is the embodiment of safe, sweet family values of the American 1940's.
I love it. Top, Top song


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