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tokai

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This is the third in the hangover series. This time Char and Ktb came on board to add their touches, I made a few new sections and played around with the mix and master to make it sound a bit different. Many thanks to you both for the help in making this song. Sorry about the 10 sec intro, don't quite know what happened there.
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Uploaded: Apr 30, 2011 - 10:10:40 AM
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2011 - 10:13:29 AM Last Played: Jul 25, 2017 - 02:54:09 AM
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magnatone said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
dream
OOH!!! i love the keys (naturally) - sets up the feel of this song beautifully. great vocals from char and wonderful song! thanks to all!
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Char said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
I love your additions.
I was nothing but trouble and disappointment. You and John worked magic despite my shortcomings. This is haunting. Thank you.
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tokai said 2361 days ago (May 3rd, 2011)
ssshhhhh
wot u talking about babe? This is drop jaw amazing, I am sorry to have messed you around, but you delivered the goods in such an eloquent way. I realise that it is a chocolate box of lyrics, as you so aptly described it in your mail. However, I am still hearing a narrative and I am very happy to have worked with you yet again. I will be asking you for some more ideas in the future. I hope you are felling better Char. Thanks for the time and your love. I love what you did for this track, I would not have spend so much time on it other wise. Take care. Cheers.
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hackneybloke said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
dream
steve and john this is really cool. char...you sound like the next undiscovered starlet.....seriously....wow....your vibrato is phenomenal here on steve's downtempo backbeat. trademark delay echo guitar....love it. cool layered vocals. love the section at 3.40 without percussion...i'd have let that string out for at least another ten atmospheric seconds of cool. definitely could have gone on longer....the whole thing. FANTASTIC TRACK you guys.
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Skean said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
Dream
Who don't like this, 3 cool MJ'ers, very nice mix guys.
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Symphony101 said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
Dreamy music indeed
lovely work - kudos you you 3 !
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Symphony101 said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
correction
kudos TO you 3 :-)
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alackbass said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
dream/Char/Ktb
Very cool! Hypnotic and intense! Great keys and guitar! Char at her absolute best! A truly wonderful vocal! Great phrasing! Melodic choices that add the right amount of tension and release! Excellent production and mix! Tipping my cap to all three of you!
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RochaMalhada said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
Yep
Charlene's vibrato caps this off to exquisite!

Haunting; everyone - nice work!

. - Harold
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Reggie_Pole said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
dreamcharktb
What a trip listening to three of my favorite musicians working together. Sounds -- ethereal, slowly rolling around me. Vocal melody and chords sound bi-modal together. Interesting. Fancy mixing work-- "a bit different" --- yeah. Char's vocals sound great here, from both the performance and mixing/fx aspects. Everything else is so subtle, making for a seamless, enfolding soundbed. Excellent collab.
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Leon said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
CHAR!
I felt like I was teleported to some dark smokey lounge, 50's ambience yet somehow futuristic...romantic... Char cuts a velvety figure swathed in light in the center of that room! The soothing, quivering voice could be in the opening credits of an 007 movie. Dream, KTB and Tokai did an awesome instrumental showcasing of this mesmerizing song!
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lengold said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
So pleased that
Julian directed me here.
What a wonderfully haunting and beautiful song and vocal. The music and playing is top notch pro sounding and the production superb.
Definite download. Thanks.
Cheers
Len

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spitlogic said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
Awesome
Great work. Wow.
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ktb said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
dream
Steve, stellar mix mate. Char's vocal is wonderful and you've really done a great job capturing the vibe. I still think this would be a good Bond soundtrack :-)

diggin that picture. too cool
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Elevator_Funk said 2364 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
..
good stuff. Nice to hear Char layin down som vox. I remember when she said she was just here to listen!
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RAVENS said 2364 days ago (May 1st, 2011)
Dreamy
I am always excited to see Char's name on the board, and paired up with 2 other super talents! Terrific song, the music & vocals are so haunting. Very awesome you 3!

RAVEN ;-)
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Vic Holman said 2363 days ago (May 1st, 2011)
dream
very cool Steve, John & Char. the tune has a very.....well, dreamy quality to it.
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egobandit said 2363 days ago (May 1st, 2011)
crystal clear
love the mix so rich , I tell ya Char really lets it go ! beautiful in all respects!
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finkeldink said 2362 days ago (May 2nd, 2011)
Cool track
The production of this is really outstanding.

WOW!

Great stuff!
funky heavy awesomeness!
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ted23 said 2362 days ago (May 3rd, 2011)
Hypnotic
Tune. Superbly done. Cool guitars, neat keys and some top vox.
Char you kind of hit that with a cool female Jim Morrison thang!
As they say in Essex... That was reem ;)
billykirsch said 2361 days ago (May 3rd, 2011)
Hangover
OK, where to begin mate... So much space in the mix, like it was made inside a crater in the moon. All those little nuances, the piano dissonances, the subdued synths, the crying guitars, string clicks and woods all bouncing inside my head. A sound bed made of ghosts.
And then Char vocals to complete the trip.
Alucinante.

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tokai said 2361 days ago (May 3rd, 2011)
Billy and all....
Billy when we going to hear some more stuff form you man? Thank you everybody for taking the time to post your feelings. It has been a bit of a mad time for me recently, I have not been around as much as I used to, I know I must have missed some real gems, sorry if that is the case. Thanks again to Char and John Libby, you will be friends of mine for ever, both of you are exceptionally talented.

Cheers.
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PeterB7858 said 2361 days ago (May 3rd, 2011)
Uber cool....
Trip hop is a perfect description for this fine collaboration. Steve, you and john laid down a spacey, haunting track and Char nailed the mood of the song with her uber cool vocals. Yeah, baby! Regards to all, Peter.
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Carrie71 said 2361 days ago (May 3rd, 2011)
Dream...
Wow..glad I came around to find this gem. Awesome song here. Char I love your vox on this. Steve is always fantastic, as only he can be. John is amazing as only he can be! Love this tune. Thanks for playing together. What a treat!
michaeljayklein said 2360 days ago (May 4th, 2011)
Retro cool
Lady and gents, I most genuinely enjoyed this performance of what is a well written and arranged song--Char is at her very best and I think you all make for one excellent group, so hopefully there will be more like this in the future! Thanks again, Michael
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Char said 2296 days ago (July 7th, 2011)
I love Steve
as he has always been very patient as I try from one to 9 incarnations of ideas. I sometimes don't even recognize myself because I've forgotten what all I wrote and sent. I send him notes like; "Which set of lyrics are you using?" Pieces parts are often juggled. I expect Steve wears a wizard's robe as he makes his music. I never worked with John before. I hope he is pleased. I can't come by and thank everyone, because of the limit of comments, so if I didn't say thank you, please understand. :)
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tonestones said 2360 days ago (May 4th, 2011)
Wonderful.
I really like this. Very hypnotic. Nice vocal effects.
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PaulaMunk said 2360 days ago (May 4th, 2011)
I wonder
how many on MJ realize how innovative you are? You made Char sound good. Love the layering. Is there someone else singing too? Thank you.
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mvh9591 said 2359 days ago (May 5th, 2011)
Trip Hop_____
Excellent! Nice groove, sound effects, etc... Char you sound great.

Really enjoyed - Thanks for sharing,

mvh : )
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davisamerica2 said 2359 days ago (May 5th, 2011)
Dreamy
Alluring tune. Char's voice and her poetry are wonderful. John's piano sprinkled throughout and the overall music make this a great piece to listen to. Thanks for this post. T
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FEEL said 2359 days ago (May 6th, 2011)
I've been listening to this song all week
I think the three of you compliment well together. What a great collab.
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jiguma said 2359 days ago (May 6th, 2011)
Amazing mix
This sounds really good - very Björk-like vocals Charlene. Excellent musical bed. No nits!
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Demeter7 said 2358 days ago (May 6th, 2011)
Thank you,
everyone. I'm most grateful to have the chance to sing with such wonderful musicians. Thanks.
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Soundhound said 2358 days ago (May 7th, 2011)
Nice .....1
Cool Mix....And how the Music is laid out, real good placement of her
voice.....The drums are deadly love that groove.....

Well done....
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SISTERS said 2357 days ago (May 7th, 2011)
wot u talking about babe????
Char, never heard anyone sing like you do. HOT DAMN! John - your keys found a great home here - it's a lush jungle of sound. Sweet job with this threesome, Steve! a
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Char said 2296 days ago (July 7th, 2011)
When I heard your version,
I asked Steve to let this one go. I thought I couldn't do anything as luxurious as your version. This is Sisters' take: http://www.macjams.com/song/66327
Damn good, right? :)
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sammydix said 2355 days ago (May 9th, 2011)
worked
on every level. anybody that hasn't heard this on a good set of phones should lend themselves the pleasure of doing so. A+
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TobinMueller said 2352 days ago (May 12th, 2011)
Sung from the dark alleyway
I just read an article on Moby, how when he was young his hangover lasted about 2 hours. In his mid twenties, it lasted all day. By his mid thirties, it lasted 3-4 days. (That's some hangover.) In his forties, he drank just to escape his endless hangover. Your evocative weight and claustrophobic echoing hypnotic track made me think of that.
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TracyVosh said 2325 days ago (June 8th, 2011)
Dream
Does everything you touch turn to gold Steve? I mean, really? Groovy tune...love all the 'touches'!
AcetyleneJukebox said 2321 days ago (June 13th, 2011)
what was in that drink?
Super cool trip hop. Kinda has a Portishead vibe but a little darker which I like. Nice effort by all.
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