Shawn McKenzie

Shawn McKenzie

Title: Producer, Artist
Genres: Hip Hop, Pop, Top 40, Rap, R&B
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Song limit per member: Unlimited
Bio: Multi Platinum producer Shawn McKenzie aka "Sir Scratch" has carved his permanent mark on the music scene since the… read more

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song: Instrument Of Pleasure
artist: Eva King

genre: Pop - General
stats: playlists: 0 | song plays: 27
General Overview
What Genre is most appropriate for this song?
Pop

What is an appropriate title for this song?
Yes

What artist does this song most remind you of?
Annie Lennox

What best describes the subject matter of this song?
Concepts - Life

What era does this song fall under?
2000 and later

What best describes the mood of this song?
Lovable - Engaging

Song Analysis
Quality of Lyrics
4/5

Quality of the Hook
4/5

Quality of the Verses
4/5

Quality of the Chorus
4/5

Quality of the Breaks
4/5

Quality of Instrumentation
4/5

Quality of Arrangement
5/5

Quality of the Melody
4/5

Quality of the Chord Progression
5/5

Quality of the Instrumental Hooks
4/5

Marriage Between Chorus and Verse
4/5

Marriage Between Music and Lyrics
4/5

Instrumentation
Quality of the Instrument/Sound Selection
5/5

Quality of the Lead Performances
5/5

Quality of the Meter
5/5

Quality of Keyboards
5/5

Quality of Guitar
5/5

Quality of Bass
4/5

Quality of Percussion
5/5

Quality of Strings
5/5

Quality of Other Instruments
4/5

Quality of Intro/Opening Line
4/5

Vocals
Quality of the Vocal Pitch
4/5

Quality of Vocal Phrasing and Performance
5/5

Quality of the Backup Vocals
4/5

Quality of Vocal
5/5

Production
Quality of Recording (Techniques)
5/5

Quality of Mix
5/5

Originality of Song
4/5

Overall Rating
4/5

Quality of the Title
4/5

General Comments

Thanks Eva, for submitting this song. I apologize for the lateness of this review.

You have a great song on your hands. It has a dramatic essence.

Dramatic, inspiring, sensual song that makes you want to listen on repeat! Truly enjoyable.

If I had to nitpick I would say lose the rapper its not necessary and does not help the song. The song has so much presence and body on its own. It does not help the vibe of the song.
What you wrote is a great piece of work and it stands alone without the rapper, in face the rapper takes away from the vibe. You had me at the beginning and you lost me at the rapper. The song is a little lengthy, i would bring it down to maximum 4:20 and that's pushing it.

I could see plenty of movie opportunities for this song. Or a dramatic opening for a commercial launching a new product. Reminds of when Apple launch their first product, has a total drama vibe. There was no choice from drama when making the selection of vibe of song. My choice would be dramatic/passion. I had to choose Loveable/Engaging as my closest choice.


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Artist's Submitted Question:

Hello Shawn,

Thank you for the opportunity to submit my song "Instrument Of Pleasure" for your review, which I wrote and produced. I am located in Los Angeles.

I look forward to hearing from you.
Sincerely,
Eva King
www.evakingcomposer.com

Pro's Answer/Comments:

You have a great song on your hands. If I had to nitpick I would say lose the rapper its not necessary and does not help the song. The song has so much presence and body on its own. It does not help the vibe of the song.
What you wrote is a great piece of work and it stands alone without the rapper, in face the rapper takes away from the vibe. You had me at the beginning and you lost me at the rapper. The song is a little lengthy, i would bring it down to maximum 4:20 and that's pushing it.

I could see plenty of movie opportunities for this song. Or a dramatic opening for a commercial launching a new product. Reminds of when Apple launch their first product, has a total drama vibe. There was no choice from drama when making the selection of vibe of song. My choice would be dramatic/passion. I had to choose Loveable/Engaging as my closest choice.


Quote From Pro:

Dramatic, inspiring, sensual song that makes you want to listen on repeat! Truly enjoyable.


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