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Another Light Goes Out


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jiguma

 Genre: Reggae

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This was inspired indirectly by some pretty significant “bikie gang” violence at Sydney Airport recently where a gang member was bashed to death in the middle of the day, in front of passengers and others who were in the airport. It was a very significant event here, and I imagine it may have made the news elsewhere too.

Of course, the “bikie” gangs in question are more about drugs (I mean SERIOUS drugs) than bikes these days, and on doing some reading on the subject I was reminded about the prevalence of the rather seedy environment in Sydney’s Kings Cross (nothing new, it’s been like that since well before I was a teenager), where drugs and prostitution are rife, and young lives are often detoured onto the “wrong side of the tracks”, which at its worst can mean an untimely demise. William St is one of the main thoroughfares, and the "El Alemein" fountain is a focal point.

Kids from my area sometimes make the trip to “The Cross” when they run out of people who care for them here, thinking they can make a life there, away from parents, teachers and police. Inevitably they end up with drug habits and other dangerous health practices, police records and, worst of all, working for the drug gangs. Not surprisingly, the latter option is somewhat hazardous to health.

I digress ……………. this, in my usual divergent manner, is about a boy leaving a small country town for the bright lights, and the potential that those bright lights might eventually snuff him out.

After some comments about the vocals on my last post, I thought I'd try something different - there are no fx/EQ/reverb etc at all on my voice this time. I have also gone to great lengths to make sure that absolutely nothing went into the red at all. Just in case you're interested ;)
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Lyrics
Another Light Goes Out
© 2009 Neil Porter

Another light goes out in Sydney town
Another son sets into night
Don’t want to know too much it gets me down
Too many wrongs to make them right

Hitching in from down the coast
Looking for the rainbow’s end
It’s a game of lost and found
Lost and looking like a ghost
What he needs is one good friend
It’s a friend he needs the most

Another kid heads up to William St
Where the devil’s deals are done
He likes the kitchen but can’t take the heat
Likes the summer but avoids the summer sun

A busy night up ‘round El Alemein
A lot of Harleys on the street
Not much to lose, there’s not much left to gain
A light breeze knocks him off his feet

He’s just a dot on the horizon
Less than a pawn in the big game
The gods are restless and his ears are burning
He thought the rules remained the same
Song Stats
Hits: 4349
Comments: 68
Fans: 49
Plays: 366
Downloads: 136

Uploaded: Apr 27, 2009 - 11:15:03 PM
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2009 - 05:11:03 PM Last Played: Feb 18, 2017 - 12:18:03 AM
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Hardware:
Fender Tele, Fender Precision Bass, Rode NT3 mic, Behringer UB802 preamp/mixer,Yamaha PSR300 midi keyboard
Software:
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Comments
Macaudion said 2950 days ago (April 27th, 2009)
Eh eh eh...
Firsties!
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Macaudion said 2950 days ago (April 27th, 2009)
Now
the anticipated listen... Eh eh eh...
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Macaudion said 2950 days ago (April 27th, 2009)
A sniker that continues...
All those folks from Sydney that show up here at my humble little B&B, all sheened up and ready to play in the world of granola... They make me sniker to myself, kinda... Though, they always seem to find their matching mates here, so... I'm thinking that, everyplace ya go, there they are, those folks and things yer singn bout, AKA, "matching mates"!

Smoken little number ya pushed outta your pipe. Trippy little folk of a groove thing... Eh eh eh... And I was it's virginal play... Nothing soiled but the residue of good intentions....

I'm liking your later stuff, alot, Neil! I'm wondering, to what do we owe to the "hows" of these coming abouts?... Bad english but I'm blaming it on my best friend, the retired english teacher - LOL...

Thanks fer the travler, too! Macca

PS - You are always welcomed to come and stay here, and it's on the house. I think that you'd kinda dig the stay. You'd have lots to write about, I'm betting...

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jiguma said 2950 days ago (April 27th, 2009)
Mr Macca!
Yes, I suspect they're everywhere - like musicians ;)

I think there are three reasons that my style is changing: firstly, I'm not working, and have more time on my hands; I'm playing mainly electric guitar these days; playing 3 afternoons a week with some like-minded, more "mature" players in a nearby garage and finally because I'm getting more confident. No, that's FOUR reasons. The last three are all connected of course.

Glad you like the newly evolving direction Dion. Always a pleasure having you drop by for a listen.

If ever we get back to SF, you'll definitely be getting a visit.

:)

Cheers from Oz,
Neil
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Dadai.2 said 2950 days ago (April 27th, 2009)
actually...
I have gone fishing... but I just wanted to give this one a nod and thumbs up. Great heart and music.

Jack

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jiguma said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Jack
I hope they're biting.
Thanks for stopping off on your way out.
N
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futzpucker said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Better and better
Great changes, Neil - they match the mood of the lyric perfectly. And like all your material these days, there is an abundance of creativity and originality, with compelling influences. I've always enjoyed your voice, as I've mentioned before, but the harmony in the chorus is *so* well done. You're reaching higher and higher levels these days.

You seem to find purpose for your writing pretty easily. Or, maybe not so easily, but you get there anyway. It's inspiring to witness either way.

Great song, Neil.

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jiguma said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Patrick
I think it's time to thank you for your long term support with what I'm doing musically. All your comments over the years haven't gone unnoticed, and I really appreciate that you take the trouble to keep on listening and leaving positive notes.

I sometimes battle with a focus for my lyrics, but when you get to my age, there's lots of experience to fall back on :)

Looking forward to the jazz supergroup post coming soon to a site near you.

Cheers from Oz,
Neil
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Vic Holman said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
reggae?
well that's different. how cool!

stunning guitar runs and groovacious bass. is groovacious a word? well it applies.

also a great story in the lyrics. excellent job, Neil
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jiguma said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Vic
Groovacious sounds good to me - although my spellchecker says "no!" (interestingly, "spellchecker" is OK!).

I really enjoyed doing this one, and exploring guitar harmonies is something I've started to take a lot of interest in.

Thanks for the listen,
N
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said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Well Vic said it
Funny, I hear steel drums, but I don't think they're really in there. Head trip I guess..

Like you diversification in this piece.

. - Harold
thoddi said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Another good one
It's cool to hear you do different styles. Reggae is not the easiest to do. But this works well. I think your vocals have gotten clearer or more up front in your later post. Guess you have found that sweet spot for what keys that suit you better. Interesting guitar harmonies... And you have a hook-line... Tasty:)
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jiguma said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
Thor
Thanks for listening - I always look forward to your comments. Its been a long search for good keys for my voice, and I used a capo a lot in that search - now I've abandoned the capo (it causes a stir in the band situation) I find I am finding the right key easier than ever.

Finding and using hooks is something I'm learning more about. I think this is my second "reggae" style song the other was "CAreful Of The Undertow".

Cheers from Oz,
N
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kingbee said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
shining light
Really interesting chord progression.
And the interplay with the lead and the rhythm guitar is probably what sets it apart
Takes the reggae groove to a whole new level...and brilliant lyrics too
Cool stuff
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jiguma said 2947 days ago (May 1st, 2009)
KB
Glad you enjoyed it. Reggae is a much ignored genre these days :)
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lavalamp said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
This so good
Really like that riff and I especially like the bass.

Enjoyed the whole vibe on this one. You may have outdone yourself on this one.

Bravo Neil,

Dave
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jiguma said 2947 days ago (May 1st, 2009)
Dave
Really pleased you enjoyed the vibe - a heap of fun to play this. Hopefully this will join our "live" set soon.
N
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davisamerica said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
neil ....
love the guitar work on this a lot! and yeah man .... they are every where ... even here in east texas. Good one neil !
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jiguma said 2944 days ago (May 3rd, 2009)
Hey Jack,
Thanks for the listen and the kind words.
N
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SISTERS said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
and now for something different....
interesting groove with a quirky progression!
i think your voice sounds darn good, neil - without effect it sounds less porous, more focused - that's a good thing! swell harmony from you, cobber. and a very cool gtr solo with twinned runs - your segues in and out of the main pattern are fascinating. i love your musical output!
8)
anne
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jiguma said 2945 days ago (May 3rd, 2009)
Big Sis!
Thanks for taking time out from your busy recording schedule to have a listen ;) I'm especially glad you like the harmonies and the main vox - my Achilles heel as you will be aware.
I may have something new for you soon - I'm just having to find twice as many chords as I currently have - a long story.
N
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MarkHolbrook said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Like above Neil...
The guitar work rocks in this! Cool meaningful subject. So much trouble and goings on about "gang" type activities... Pretty astonishing at times the turf wars, drugs... Thought provoking lyrics for sure my friend!

I like the overall sound and feel of this. Its clean and crisp too. Not sure why you decided no effects on the vox... Not that your voice is bad in anyway I just find it more enjoyable to listen to slightly effected vox personally. Just me I'm sure.

Very nicely done... Thumbs up!
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jgurner said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Wow!
Nothing in the red. I'm impressed. I always tend to look at it like a Christmas tree. Need lots of red to offset the green... Hmmm, maybe time to rethink.... ;)

I'm with Dion in digging the "new direction" you've got going on lately. You've got a definite groove going on these days. I love the style of this. Your clean vocals on this really make the harmonies on the chorus come out. The changes and the guitar work on this are very quirky and interesting. It really sets a cool tone for the tune.

Great stuff!
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Feter said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Another Light Goes Out
Juts a very cool track my friend ...the Reggae like beats ...
with all the lead lines ..very creative progressive song ....
loved the guitar man ...nice vocal treat ...a top notch
production ...kudos ...thnx alot for sharin !!!
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T_Being_esq said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Australasia Reggae
Cool beats, cool sound, with just enough of the Oz to add the edge. Loved it my friend.
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magnatone said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Another LIght
very cool chord progressions you've got in here neil, as a first comment. reading through these other comments, i see lots of people noting your evolving style - and if this is more evidence of that, then i'm totally loving the evolution. your vocal quality has a unique style that i just love.

as a side note: i guess all over the world, the "bad bikers" give motorcycling generally such a terrible name - it's not hard to see why. when i'm on a motorcycle trip and come into the space of a "gang" of bikers, i literally go the other direction. anyway, thanks for this compelling back story, and for your always top notch music neil!
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jiguma said 2945 days ago (May 3rd, 2009)
When I was young
I used to go to some trouble to try to shatter the "bad bikies" image by helping little old ladies across the road (etc) in full leathers and hair half way to my bum. It really is crazy that so many people lump all bikers together sometimes - I've seen far worse behaviour generally from car drivers.
Anyway - pleased you liked it - hopefully I'll have something to send you tomorrow morning :)
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cjdaley said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
acoustic.
It must be the first time I click on a acoustic rock, and gues what ? it's not that acoustic. There's kind of slight clash-like vibe to this. I like the tension in the song, which I feel fit the topic. The sound is crystal clear I like this organ at the end, made me wish there was more in the song.
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jiguma said 2949 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
You are absolutely correct Colin :)
I automatically click on "acoustic rock" when I don't know what to classify a tune as - "reggae" would probably be better (and obvious!).
Thanks for the listen and comment - glad you liked it.
N
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Moviz said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
Another
top number Neil and a commentary on what's happening in places everywhere these days... so sad. Everything sounds so spot on clear here and the harmonies on the voice sound great, Love the punctuating guitar and the reggae beat that suits the subject matter with it's sort of 'fractured' faltering rhythm, cheers M
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Joe Brady said 2950 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
nice tune Neil!
Would love to hear that "Hitching in from down the coast" with some female reggae type harmonies. Great work on the chord progression which seems to match the lyrics well, and the songs story is one that is intriguing on the first listen and grows on me with additional listens; same goes for the music. Well done.

Cheers,
Joe
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awigze said 2949 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
a good listen
and Jiguma-esque quality as always - love the Tele in it's simplistic aura at the hand of the Jiggy.
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Sigmund said 2949 days ago (April 28th, 2009)
another light
This is an interesting song and the style, playing and arrangement all fit it perfectly. Your vocals are quite good, and the harmonies are excellent and well placed within the structure of the song. Nice guitar solo. What I noticed from the start is how clean and crisp everything sounds - truly well done. And you are performing this with a purpose - for a reason, and this can only make it better - more passionate, intense. Well done - thanks for sharing this with us.
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composerclark said 2949 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
Dark
This is a style I haven't heard from you before, and I'm impressed! Very well done. I don't know much about genres, but it strikes me as a kind of hybrid between reggae and ... rock? Something, anyway.

I like the dark, sinister feel to this; it goes with the mood of the lyrics. And the production is fantastic; your stuff is always incredibly-well produced, it seems. Bravo!
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lengold said 2949 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
This really
hit the spot. I have always loved reggae from a very young age, it is such timeless music.
Love the story your lyrics depict, strange that Kings Cross sounds about the same as Kings Cross here just down the road to me. Also called The Cross by the locals, although it has been cleaned up a great deal in recent years.
I can find nothing to criticise at all in this, a great song and all elements fit perfectly to my ears. I must admit to not hearing much different in your vocal sound - sounds just like you - and that's an excellent sound.
Downloaded. Thanks.
Cheers
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Calchas said 2949 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
Outstanding!
Among your best Neil. Good depiction of that universal lost boys scenario...

Your vox seems fuller here. (More lower registers?)

Like the reggae rhythm very much. Nice solo section too!

Be well friend!
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Char said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
One question..
Going for dread locks? You tell stories with your lyrics and you give them spirit with your playing and singing. Everything sounds terrific. Thanks.
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I.G.M. said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
cool chord progression
I really like how you create special feelings with chord changes.
your songs are always interesting, always well done.
quality (mix and sound) is top notch. (maybe a little too brilliant! hehe)

Ingo
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RoughRooster said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
A
great reggae rhythm and beat, love your little harmonised guitar runs and then how they slowly build into the solo, a nice touch.
Great vocals here Neil and a good story in the lyrics. I love the drums and keys. A great bass line you play, always good to hear this.
An all round great number and very much enjoyed!

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egobandit said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
This is
The sit down song That time when you need to drill it that fun aint always fun> Reminding me of me youth in manhattan brooklyn queens The street dont give a shit Great song!
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Komrade K said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
Brimming...
...with dark restless menace which is kinda odd considering this is a great tune for skanking along to! Nice guitar work and your vocals are sounding very effective.

Cheers

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kassia said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
well
that bass is awesome. great song Neil. I like the seamless flow back and forth between a minor and major feel, and sometimes how they even overlap each other. like i'm not sure if I should be dancing and enjoying myself or crying and trembling - so I just laugh nervously. love your vocals. great performances all around. very well done.
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mike_d said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
My...
brand new bike doesn't look anything like those in the picture above :D

Excellent hook, lyrics, mix, ect. But then again, I wouldn't expect any less from you sir! Enjoyed this one Neil, a definite download- thanks!
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sloparts said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
Some things just need to be said Neil
and I can't think of a better way than this.

This is a warning, that I hope doesn't fall on deaf ears. But alas I'm afraid it will. There's nothing harder to convince than a young man or woman (teens) about how the path they are on will lead to destruction. As we all know, Young men, and women are indestructible (in their minds) and they already know everything. (of course we weren't like that when we were teens)

That said, this is a gallant effort my friend and very well put together. It's just oblique enough to catch the young ones attention, and well enough written and performed to get them to listen to it. We can only hope something of it will sink in and take root.

I like the way you did the vox on this Neil, it's very clean and sounds great. Excellent production and mixing and a great performance.

Kudos for the subject and the song Neil.

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jiguma said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
Ed
After over 30 years working with young men and women in a high school counselling role, I understand completely. I guess I wasn't so much trying to warn anyone as tell a story. There's a wrong path and THE "wrong path", and fortunately I only know of less than 10 in that time that have taken the latter option.

Glad you enjoyed the song Ed, and thanks for the comment about the vox - it's been a long time coming that I dropped embellishment on my vocals - 4 years in fact!

I'm also glad you used the word "oblique" - I try really hard to do that ;)
Thanks,
N
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guygrooves said 2948 days ago (April 29th, 2009)
Great song Neil
This has a fantastic groove and the lyrics just rock. Very well written. D/L for sure.
Peace
Guy
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Willywagga said 2948 days ago (April 30th, 2009)
Great sound on this
Love that Tele but maybe that riff comes around just once too much IMO, overall this is a great song with real feeling and concern expressed well the production values are very professional, I envy your skills. This is a very radio friendly song, at times your voice and the construct around it remind me a lot of T Bone Burnett.
Brilliant bass.


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blindsidedpoets said 2948 days ago (April 30th, 2009)
Another Light Goes
Well, Sir. I like a lot of your tunes. But this one... is your best. OK, that's personal opinion, but I really do love it.
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musichead said 2948 days ago (April 30th, 2009)
The guitars
The guitar work is just great!!! Have you heard of the band 311? It reminds me of a song they do called "Champaign".
Ive favored this song!!!!! What do you call this genre?? Im thinking it may be Ska???
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jiguma said 2945 days ago (May 3rd, 2009)
Steve
No. haven't heard of 311. Genre was difficult - reggae/rock might have been close - I think ska might be a little softer rhythmically, but probably would also have worked.
Thanks for the listen.
N
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Relic67 said 2947 days ago (May 1st, 2009)
this is great
this is impressive. songwriting, lyrics, singing, harmonies and guitars are all really cool.
I like the rhythm guitar and the repeated guitar hook. chord changes are a little unexpected for reggae so that adds interest too.
I must also add that sonically, the mix sounds absolutely fantastic.
this is really one to be proud of....

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SmokeyVW said 2947 days ago (May 1st, 2009)
dissonance
a cool brew of reggae and some nice dissonance sprinkled in!

i like the dry vocals - it works for this song

thanks
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guitapick said 2947 days ago (May 1st, 2009)
Wrong side...
...of the tracks...

This is another well put together tune, Neil...with really effective lyrics. I love the solo guitar lines and solo...
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Hydrogen3 said 2946 days ago (May 1st, 2009)
Another Light Goes Out by jiguma Genre: Reggae
WAY COOL song!!
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spitlogic said 2946 days ago (May 2nd, 2009)
Great song
The music and the lyrics here work very well. I like the way the melody changes through the verses and transitions back.
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mowguy3 said 2946 days ago (May 2nd, 2009)
I like the
way you use true life happenings for song ideas. I havent noticed any probs with the vocals in past tracks and this is no different. I realy like your vocal styling and the delivery. This is a very original track, and a big surprise when I first listend. On the verge of a couple different styles but never quite makeing it over, but you kept that kind of shuffle thing going. Nice job. Thanks Neil
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Ibstrat said 2946 days ago (May 2nd, 2009)
Clever
soulful, well-produced.Your guitar/bass playing is outstanding- not easy to play right in the pocket like that.Your vocals are really confident- this is great!
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michael2 said 2945 days ago (May 2nd, 2009)
dude
that guitar line sounds like Ali Farka Toure, outstanding tone. and the songs cool too. very nice.
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mvh9591 said 2945 days ago (May 3rd, 2009)
Nice____

Great song Neil. Everything is balanced and mix well. You always do an exceptional job.

Enjoyed and downloaded - Thanks,

mvh : )
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damiengh said 2945 days ago (May 3rd, 2009)
a keeper
Can't say much more than what has been said, this one is definitely a keeper and shows your talent.

It's a song that achieves the objective, of matching the tone, of the tragic matter with a chord progression that seemingly reflects the conflicted state those kids find themselves
in. (dreams and fun, then trapped in a life of addiction, violence and despair).

Your a lucky man to have the time to hone your craft, it is certainly paying off big time.


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craft said 2945 days ago (May 3rd, 2009)
nice song
Love the guitar work so as the voice and lyrics.. Well done
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Roxylee said 2945 days ago (May 3rd, 2009)
Great lyrics, Neil
A simple story, excellently done, with layers of meaning.
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bud said 2944 days ago (May 3rd, 2009)
A really fine tune Neil
and some of your best vocals. Excellent bass as usual - but more and more I'm impressed with your guitar playing. Well told tale - sad as it is.
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yamenyamani said 2944 days ago (May 4th, 2009)
cool
its coooooooooool dud go 4 it
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Doadars Uncle said 2943 days ago (May 4th, 2009)
Niiiiiice!
I like the way you work the progressions, here. My favorite are the lyrics... friend he needs...
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apb said 2931 days ago (May 17th, 2009)
Excellent lyrics/concept

.. like the kinda catchy Stranglers-esque (nice & sleazy) side of reggae you have going here Neil, with some more bluesy soloing. Since it had these leanings, I might have gone for a shorter guitar solo .. followed by a keyboard solo (or vice-versa) .. just a thought. Great stuff bud.
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Ed Hannifin said 2875 days ago (July 12th, 2009)
I really like...
...the guitar playing... It has hints of Andy Summers to it at times, and in fact the total rhythm track has some hints of both The Police and some Bruce Cockburn... I like the "phrase following" that you do at times here... That one repeated phrase on the Telecaster helps to hold the song together..

I also think that the rhythm, the drums, the keyboard, the bass, all are tight and there's no mushing or smearing of the groove...

Having the doubled voice dry seems to help keep it front and center without having to have it super loud. Seems like you did a neat job of making space for it in the center of the mix, too. The total effect of the mix is very full but never crowded.

I think you did a good job lyrically, too, with general observations offset with the particular... The melody on the refrain is really good...

Hope Europe's treating you well....

Ed
jiguma said 2875 days ago (July 12th, 2009)
Thanks Ed
Having you comment on this is like getting the last piece in a crossword, or reaching the last page in a book.

Europe is treating us well indeed. Amsterdam is a wonderful city, and staying with locals with time to spare makes it even better. Our brief stay in France was also enjoyable. Switzerland tomorrow, which I'm sure will be a lot of fun - 6 weeks will give us time to settle in and get a real feel for the place.

Thanks for the long note - sounds like you need a bit of a break from the job maybe.

Hope all goes well for you.

Thanks again,
Neil
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