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Lovers We Ain't Anymore



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A pretty bare to bones song that i recorded in one take (obviously without the rest of the instruments). By no means pitch or beat perfect, but i quite like it that way. I'll probably keep this in the archive somewhere and one day return with a polished, tight version.
Anywho, i hope you enjoy it anyway!
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Uploaded: Jul 21, 2008 - 10:31:01 AM
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2008 - 06:34:33 PM Last Played: Jun 03, 2019 - 10:42:15 PM
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Cadman said 3992 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
Reminds me a bit of.......
Billy Joel - not currently in fashion, but he couldn't half play and knocked out very many million sellers.

Well worth polishing, (and cutting a bit IMHO).
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12parsecs said 3992 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
dood, i knew we'd hear something like this from you! absolutely beautiful and amazing! coldplay and keane vibe. stellar vocal performance. great mix and dynamics. sure, maybe one of the middle quiet parts could be shortened, but just for the radio version - leave this one on the lp.

have to listen again. your vocals are amazing! is it the accent? naw, it's just raw talent. good drums. like the sizzling, riveted ride cymbal. strings are perfect. good post.
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Lightman- said 3992 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
This sounds good... Nice unplugged intro, and it's good when it's building up with the other instruments... Peaceful song....
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said 3992 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
lovers we aint anymore
Great song straight for the heart, good lyrics , music and well sang.
I enjoyed it very much. Thank you.

Peace Dee.
Feter said 3992 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
lovers we ain't anymore
whata thoughful honest song my friend ..its polished
with its own spirit and singing ..its so polished with
the spehere you produced ..its pouring heart ..and its
a top notch ..man you did great job thnx alot for
sharin !!!!
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J.A.Stewart said 3992 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
Nice dynamics...
and an emotive performance give this song a warm and sincere feeling. Nicely done. ;)

The vocal has an interesting live ambience. Out of curiosity, what kind of room did you record it in (dimensions and surfaces)?

--- Joe
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Remark80 said 3992 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
Another Great One
Very well written. Nice tune and very heartfelt. Love the build up.
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jiguma said 3992 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
Cool song
Definite Billy Joel feel once it gets going. Really good voice you have there. Lots of light and shade in the dynamics piano sounds good. There's something about the mix I don't feel comfortable with, but I'm having trouble putting my finger on it - maybe the vocal is a little loud - maybe the guitar a little soft.
A very good post.
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thetiler said 3992 days ago (July 21st, 2008)
like a snow ball
really seems to gather quite a musical steam as this tune goes.

Ya, like the Billy Joel feel of this, though your own style.

Way To GO !
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Godchaser said 3992 days ago (July 22nd, 2008)
Very good post
Certainly echos Billy J. but is still very fresh and original sounding to me.Very nice piece of songwriting and solid performances.Good stuff.

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TobinMueller said 3992 days ago (July 22nd, 2008)
Fabulous. Great demo. Love the feel. Voice is kind of roomy, but I don't mind any of the pitch things, just you in the moment. Wonderful Billy Joel feel, yet your more youthful voice lends a certain Jeff Buckley feel. Big fans of both. If you redo it, keep the sense of intimacy. That is essential. Thanks for sharing this.
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lengold said 3991 days ago (July 22nd, 2008)
What an absolutely
beautiful song, performance and production. Love this.
Downloaded. Thanks.
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Kenta_and_Linda_Rocks_together said 3991 days ago (July 23rd, 2008)
What a great song I should think about this to stay with my lover forever... As I'm intend to do.. This is a beautiful and sad song at the same time... It really made me listen hard and I come to listen on this many times.
Thank you so much for sharing.

Take care
Kenta W/Linda
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krismacqueen said 3990 days ago (July 23rd, 2008)
great song
Man, I really enjoyed this. Very nice, authentic production. Great job.
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psexnyc said 3990 days ago (July 24th, 2008)
Your vocal delivery has me believing every emotion you expressed. I believe you felt it as you sang it and I believe that I felt it as I heard it. I love it when I can connect to a song like that.
The chording of the guitar and the steady strum of it seems to create a launching pad for your voice and your voice takes off nicely! WowWee!!
Like Jiguma, there's something about the mix I can't put my finger on....I'm listening thru the built in speakers of a 7 year old eMac and my volume is set at halfway.
There are spots where I found myself trying to turn up the volume and other spots where I turned it down a little. I probably need to break out the headphones for a good and proper listen....left them at work....
But the production sounds so open, clean and clear.
Great stuff! Glad I found it. Thanks for sharing!
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ziti said 3986 days ago (July 27th, 2008)
i did
hear the rawness in the vocal sound at first, but as the song progressed, the passion of the vocals and the nice lyrics had won me over. Great dynamics...loud soft loud...love it.

and you know, if you do re-do this...i hope you can recapture the sweet sadness this version holds.

great work

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E-Frame Wrecker said 3986 days ago (July 27th, 2008)
I enjoyed the song. Its a perfect Sunday morning song. I like the build up and don't have a problem the song length. Interesting that people connected it to Billy Joel, though I definitely can see a similarity to Jeff Buckley.

Thanks for sharing this one, its a keeper.
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Char said 3986 days ago (July 28th, 2008)
This has to be
a big favorite of mine, owing to your exceptionally natural, laid back but emotionally invested singing style. WOW! Thanks for this. Love it.
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Nick_Flash said 3980 days ago (August 3rd, 2008)
This sounds great man. The keys just complete the whole thing. For a one take recording this rocks.
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buckhorn said 3959 days ago (August 24th, 2008)
Beautiful Voice
And great song writing, production, and arrangement. Actually you about have it all. Very impressed.
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Alannah said 3951 days ago (August 31st, 2008)
Wow again .....
... boy do you ever have the "chops" ... killer pipes on you ! I think you have a very bright future in music indeed. You have a new fan !
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lavalamp said 3931 days ago (September 20th, 2008)
I think this has more of an Cold Play edge than the other artist mentioned early.

You're only 18? You have so much experience in your voice.

Excellently sung, my friend.

Keep it up!
Never quit. You are GOOD.

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swietinsky said 3886 days ago (November 5th, 2008)
I don't like this :o)
It's too good. You do like Coldplay, I'm sure :o) Stunning. Keep it up.
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Scott Carmichael said 3864 days ago (November 26th, 2008)
an old soul
in a young man... your work is captivating to say the least... I'm a fan... I've had little time as of late... I was definately looking forward to getting away tonight and catching a few McKenzie listens... this is a great start...

thanx for these

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