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A Life In Progress

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This is a rehash of an old song, uploaded in 2005. I redid all the parts a year or so ago, but it just kind of sat on the backburner for quite a while until I finally got around to mixing it.

Not much else to it. Just a happy little pop song.
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sunny days
rainy nights
see the stars and feel their light

take my hand
as we run
down the hill feel the sun

feel the wind
smell the earth
feel the grass beneath your feet

gentle breeze
blows your hair
spend the day and lose your cares

this is your life
take your time, seize the day
this is your time
use it as you like

laugh and smile
cry your tears
feel the pain of all your years

look around
see your world
take some time and make a change

this is your life
take your time, seize the day
this is your time
use it as you like

sunshine fades
go inside
watch the darness move on in

feel your warmth
at my side
and tomorrow starts again

these are our lives
take our time, seize the day
this is our time
we’ll use it as we like
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Hits: 2316
Comments: 13
Fans: 12
Plays: 202
Downloads: 77
Votes: 4
Uploaded: Sep 18, 2009 - 02:59:47 PM
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2012 - 07:33:28 PM Last Played: Aug 11, 2017 - 03:54:23 AM
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MacBook, MXL 990 mic, M-Audio Mobile Pre
GB for recording
LE8 for mixing
MarkHolbrook said 2926 days ago (September 18th, 2009)
Always gotta
grab a listen to a Jgurner tune man! I am liking this a lot!

Very cool how things are laid out and the vocals come in! This is really nicely done! Wow I love the chorus harmonies... Simply excellent! Really really liking it!
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Feter said 2926 days ago (September 18th, 2009)
A Life In Progress
Very lighthearted song ..very cool vocal work ..
the mix so tight ..loved the spirit all over ..
its has a sweet harmony part thats somehow a
touch of CSN in a strange way ..kudos .thnx
alot for sharin !!!!
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Ed Hannifin said 2926 days ago (September 18th, 2009)
A whole gorgeous pop song...
...in which there is not one note, main or background vocal, that I could possibly sing...

Wonderful pitch and clarity on all of the aforementioned vocals, and nice space and air and a sort of patience in the piano playing...

Cool song, too... If Jon Anderson was helping the Finn brothers work up a demo...

Vic Holman said 2926 days ago (September 18th, 2009)
a good week for revisions
time sure makes a difference and pays off so well here. the bass holds this down so well. the piano came out great. I can't think of many people that can pull off harmony vocals like you can.

there is a touch of McCartney here as well. nice!
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Mike_Lynn said 2926 days ago (September 19th, 2009)
Pretty Cool
Nice work Joseph. I begin to pick up the tune on second listen and it lingers in my mind. Catchy stuff. Thanks for sharing / Mike
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michael2 said 2925 days ago (September 20th, 2009)
that second chord is a jaw dropper. mellotron is a nice touch, i keep thinking i need to drop one into something but it's such a "sound." you used it in just the right way. i like the song and lyrics, very uplifting.
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sloparts said 2924 days ago (September 20th, 2009)
Wonderful Harmonies Joe
And a great song to sing them on too. I really like the structure on this, and the way you've put the vox and harmonies together. Excellent production values my friend. It sound great.

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tempie said 2924 days ago (September 21st, 2009)
reminds me of the eels a bit. what a GREAT chorus man, love the harmonies. a real pleasure, thanks for the DL.
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said 2923 days ago (September 21st, 2009)
multi track
nice tracking on the vocal parts, that thing you do so well ;)

. - Harold
lengold said 2923 days ago (September 22nd, 2009)
Sounds like a
professionally written song. Wonderful vocal and harmonies. I am also picking up on the McCartney vibe too.

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davisamerica said 2556 days ago (September 23rd, 2010)
i found this one drunken nite in a bunny suit .... i came back for the download.... cloud cult comes to mind .. and all things sunny. damn good track joe.
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alackbass said 2556 days ago (September 23rd, 2010)
A Life In Progress
Nice pop tune. Lush harmonies!
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Six-Nail-Coffin said 2556 days ago (September 24th, 2010)
Happy little pop song
indeed. Reminded a bit of a gentler blink 182.
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