Chris Keaton

Chris Keaton

Title: Music Publisher, Artist Manager, Song Plugger
Genres: Country, Pop, Broadway, Singer-Songwriter
Status: Taking submissions
Song limit per member: Unlimited
Bio: Chris Keaton has been pitching songs as a song plugger for more than fifteen years. During that time, he has had his own… read more

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song: Can't Get There From Here
artist: Dave Schnur

genre: Country - General
stats: playlists: 0 | song plays: 26
General Overview
What Genre is most appropriate for this song?
Country

What is an appropriate title for this song?
Can't get There From Here

What artist does this song most remind you of?
No one

What best describes the subject matter of this song?
Feelings - Sorrow

What era does this song fall under?
2000 and later

What best describes the mood of this song?
Sad - Depressing

Song Analysis
Quality of Lyrics
1/5

Quality of the Hook
1/5

Quality of the Verses
3/5

Quality of the Chorus
3/5

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 Keyboards
5/5

Quality of Guitar
5/5

Quality of Bass
5/5

Quality of Percussion
5/5

Quality of Intro/Opening Line
5/5

Vocals
Quality of the Vocal Pitch
5/5

Quality of Vocal Phrasing and Performance
5/5

Quality of Vocal
5/5

Production
Quality of Recording (Techniques)
5/5

Quality of Mix
5/5

Originality of Song
1/5

Overall Rating
2/5

Quality of the Title
5/5

General Comments

The track and the players are right on the money here. The session must have really been magical. Very much like the last song I heard, from you, your recording and performance skills are exceptional. These players are top notch and should be creating records! Bravo!

Now, the title: in my opinion, you have to be careful with one as ubiquitous as this. In other words, I have heard/read/been presented this title multiple times (and I am just one small voice in the forest!). In my opinion, you have not gone anywhere new with this. It's not original enough to grab my attention. To be brutally honest, I've heard it all before and written better.

I am intrigued by one line: about the quarter not being returned. Now, THAT takes me back. But maybe ONLY me. Here's what I mean: the country audience these days skews very young. So young that it's doubtful they even know about pay phones, much less that you had to pay for calls!

My suggestion is a rewrite of the lyric and re record the track.


Quote From Pro:

The track and the players are right on the money here. The session must have really been magical.


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