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Thank you for your review of Little One. BTW the low score doesn't bother me, but your fixation on whether a song is commercial or what category it goes in seems to affect your ability to review a song. To give 1/5 for those lyrics is just nonsense.
Hi Bob, I've learned my lesson, no more reviews for me. I gave some reviews when I joined a few days ago at the constant prompts to "review" songs.
Apparently, the more words one types in a review the higher the review, no matter what words you type. I could've simply said more and the review would've been a higher score. Live and learn. The last thing I want to do is review someone's songs or offend.
apologies - take care, trey
Hi Trey, In this case, it's nothing to do with the volume of words Trey, it's what the words and scores actually represent. When you give a score of 1/5 for an aspect of a song you are saying it's as bad as it can get. Whether good or bad, the text should explain why the song has been scourged in this way. The song category is such a minor aspect of someone putting their work up to be dissected by others, it should have little bearing on the overall review outcome. Please don't give up reviewing, but read up the guidance available and try to understand that all of us are in the same boat, we all have fragile egos and we all require genuine feedback so that we can improve our craft. The part
I find the hardest is reviewing a song that I really didn't enjoy, I either reject it and go on to the next one or do my very best to be dispassionate and provide the most encouraging and constructive feedback I am able to do.
Please don't think I'm being patronising, reviewing songs is a major part of the enjoyment on BJ and you will miss out if you don't take part. Finally, as many will attest, I don't believe in telling someone their song is good when it isn't, but I do try to ensure my comments are constructive and as impartial as possible. I only expect the same in return. We all have turkeys, we just need to be told that gently! Keep well,
Bob I guess I've grown a thick skin to rejection in this business. For every one of my 100+ cuts I've been told 100 times: "pass", "not what we're looking for", "nope" and zero response at all. As a publisher I've reviewed 1000s of songs by pro writers so I guess over time my watermarks have become set and pro writers have massive egos too, but fragile part goes away.
I hear you and I understand where you're coming from! much luck sincerely,
And to you Trey. (If I had cash for all the opportunities that have not happened and the very close calls for some bigger projects, I'd be a rich man too!)
"She's got soul" That's a hit! Great job across the board Trey!
thanks so much LCP!
"A Little Less" Great tune!
thanks again my friend, much appreciated.