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wow, these tracks are awesome! 5 stars the whole lot of them. Love your lyric writing Michael, performance & production too, you have the whole package here bud :) quality
Thanks so much for taking the time to listen and comment! I really enjoyed listening to your material as well. Especially digging your tracks with Ashley Jana...amazing stuff! Looking forward to hearing more! Regards,
Hi thanks a lot for the endorsement!!!
Check out "Dropped Like a Stone". Wonderful performance by Julia Schmidt, with Chas Evans on acoustic guitar. Produced by Dave Mosca. Original melody/vocals by Julia Schmidt.
You are too kind, Alan!! It was a great collab:)... And everyone the song is posted on his site, will be posting it on mine in due time:)... Thanks again Alan for the reach out!!:)) here's to more co- writes etc!
"'Flying free"'such a modern " today" kind of song!. Has a little country flavor and LOVE Chas' vocals!! Great lyrics and production ... Best with it and all your songs... Looking forward to our co-writes:)!!
" I see you" video , ROCKS!! And the song is awesome!great hook , vocals ,lyrics and production!..FILM!!!:))
Thanks Julia.........it helps when there are visuals that fit quite well. I will probably have to take it down at some point, i don't have permission to use the film. I do not attempt to make money from the you tube videos so it might be ok to keep it as long as I acknowledge the copywrite. Not sure how it works :), I will plead innocence until I'm told to take it down :)
I understand!! Copywrite's are very tricky!!well it seemed like your song was meant for the movie:)....I have been told if you make "$" off of it it's wrong( obviously so, )but a mechanical license is needed for any use and for possible granted permission:)... The " big " people are after other " big" people.... Those who use and abuse all for the mighty $... I wouldn't worry too much but look into it :) again love the song!!
Thanks so much for the 5 stars on From The Heart!
Hey Julia, thank you so much for the 5 star rating on Flying Free :) it's getting some airplay on local radio just now..........cool :)
Yes I saw that message and had to take a listen! !.great song!!.congrats:)
getting some airplay all this week on local radio station with Flying Free :)
cool! Two songs "under consideration"..........it's a start :)
"Let The Stars Decide"
Another collab with Barbwire Tourniquet & Uncle Spider & The Electric Dirt Clods
Great job on this one boys.............. kenney
great track, Kenney - well done!
Barbwire Tourniquet over in Scotland get the lions share of the credit. I just wrote the music.
Glad you liked it ........... kenney
Wow! Beautiful production Kenney! Great song and fabulous visuals; congratulations!
Latest collaboration with Kenney Noguera, "Let the Stars Decide", cool song :)
Hey Alan, I thought you and Barbwire Tourniquet did a fine job on our tune "If You Get My Message"
But 26,519 views on You Tube....................... that's awesome. congrats on that kenney
ps: boy howdy that's a great start to 2014
3 songs in the Scotland Top Ten chart.........awesome!!!
new song being posted shortly. My latest collaboration with Ken Noguera (Uncle Spider & The Electric Dirt Clods) Hope you like it Ken!!
New song up! Alcatraz, needless to say.........it's about the "Bird man of Alcatraz". Hope you like it.
My wife's off visiting family and sent me this review today on " Because I Love You Only"
"Ok baby, it's more than a nice tune! You know I am your number one fan and I love everything you write. Best of all, I like the title! It's a great tune my sweetheart!"
Boy I tell ya............... If the all reviews could only be that nice. It's good to have fan club even with just one member. She's the reason I try and the one I write for.
Makes life worth the living, eh?
Ive played stuff for my wife, and I get a lot of " I dont know, its not your best work" , unless I tell her I wrote the song bout her, then its "oh , thats great !"
I have written about a serial killer murdering his bride, and another about my love for a prostitute! I guess that's why my "good lady" tends not to like a lot of my own songs! Will all be forgiven when "Love Me Forever Again" gets completed Kenney.
It's a love song about her.... What's not to like?
Just Another Girl, great pop rock track. Can hear Avril Lavigne or Pink singing this. Very commercial/current. Good job with vocals as well.
Number 1 & number 10 in the Classic Rock charts, how cool is that!!!!
very cool........... but it's very good work so it should be up there.
I think this could be a really good song. Loving the guitars. This track reminds me a bit of some of "Big Country's" rarities/demos. That is a compliment not a criticism, I am a huge fan of the Scottish band. There is a good catchy melody in the background here, just needs "amped" up a bit & given the full works.
I've always been a fan of Big Country. Probably one of the most underrated bands. They had some wonderfully fresh approaches to song writing. Glad you enjoyed it...... kenney
I listened to some Big Country this morning and I can see what you mean in that context to "My Betty and Louise. Wow.... thanks I'll take the compliment.... kenney
SET ME FREE---pretty darn good stuff!--thanxs--joe/
cheers friend, thank you for the kind words, glad you liked it.
I haven't heard acoustic guitars with with crunch metal like that since the days of Ziggy Stardust and Mott the Hoople. Really enjoyed your tracks...... kenney
Thanks Kenney, If I have time I would quite like to have a go writing some lyrics for a track of yours. Not promising anything, I am an amateur who normally comes up with a lyric first, then I get the melody. Not the norm' I know. If anything comes to mind, I will send you something. cheers Alan
I'm the complete opposite. I first come up with a riff or chord changes then write a song around that.
Betty and Lousie started exactly that way. I wrote that opening riff then the rest came to me afterward.
I can't write lyrics but I can get inspired to write a musical phrase around a lyric. So let's give it a shot............. kenney
Another quality original track Lee, great lyrics & another stunning vocal. Like your style.
Thank you sir!
excellent track, great vocal. Enjoyed the listen.
Had a listen to a lot of your tracks. Very well written & performed. Great lyrics, uplifting & inspirational. Far removed from my own writing style (dark, moody, terse lyrics). I think I really need to lighten up a bit & try to be cheerier! Born to Dance is my favourite, Crank it Up another and The Long Ride is something my wife would love me to write for her!! She's getting a bit worried/suspicious about my own lyrical subject matter haha!! Excellent songwriting Keith & Bruce.
Thanks so much. The Long Ride was written for my wife. I had the first four lines and nothing else would come for a year and a half. Then one night the rest of the song came in 5 minutes. I wish I could write cool rock songs...LOL Our always end up being love songs. Go figure. Thanks again! Cheers Keith
Thanks Keith for your positive comments on The Phoenix, so glad you liked it, cheers Alan.
Hey Alan. Your song really rocks!!! Great job!!! I played it for my brother (and songwriting partner) last night and he loved it too. Keith