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: Beautiful

genre: Pop - Easy Listening
stats: playlists: 0 | song plays: 21
General Overview
What Genre is most appropriate for this song?
Pop

What is an appropriate title for this song?
Beautiful

What artist does this song most remind you of?
Adele

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

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
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 Keyboards
5/5

Quality of Strings
5/5

Quality of Other Instruments
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 the Backup Vocals
5/5

Quality of Vocal
5/5

Production
Quality of Recording (Techniques)
5/5

Quality of Mix
5/5

Originality of Song
5/5

Overall Rating
5/5

Quality of the Title
5/5

General Comments

This song is really wonderful. I was very attracted to the song from the first piano line at the intro. The recording of the track is exceptional in its starkness. I appreciate the fact that you left space for the piano and vocal to breathe. The lead vocalist really connects with the lyric and delivers an emotional and honest performance. It's as if she is not reading but breathing the lyric. She feels it and the listener does, too.

The piano and vocal work together and create a gorgeous song. Sometimes when I hear stark recordings such as this the piano and vocal compete for the listener's attention but not here. You have achieved a perfect balance here. I congratulate you!

This song would work really well not only as an original release for a pop artist but also lends itself to placements in film or television. It conjures spectacular visual images.

I particularly love the vocal interaction in the last part of the song. The vocalist sings some very creative ad libs without overhanging. Her range, timbre and pitch are exceptional. I also really like the spoken "kiss off" at the end.

In my opinion, you should consider releasing the sing with this girl as the artist.

I hope this helps.


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Artist's Submitted Question:

Hi Chris.Thank you in advance:Male or female singer? faster/slower? Please point out any emotions that you felt and at what times. Mix quality? Instrument choices? FX choices? What genre does this fit into? Who could use it? Pitch candidates? Movie,TV,Radio,others? BTW, I wrote lyrics, melody & played piano. Alyssa & Alpaca Ranch Studio recorded - paid/work for hire. Copyrighted. I'm new at this. I generally write melodies. Looking forward to your input!

Pro's Answer/Comments:

I like the song as is. Female vocal. The tempo is right on. Pop or film and TV placement. The lyric drew me in from the first verse forward.Pitch candidates: Adele, Maren Morris. I hope this helps.


Quote From Pro:

This song would work really well not only as an original release for a pop artist but also lends itself to placements in film or television.


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