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Make Ya Feel Bad


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Relic67

 Genre: Rock

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Originally started as an instrumental trying to emulate "theme from a summer place" or Duane Eddy-type twangers...
then I felt like putting some words to it... inspired by this ancient chinese form letter...

"Yesterday, having drunk too much, I was intoxicated as to pass all bounds; but none of the rude and coarse language I used was uttered in a conscious state. The next morning, after hearing others speak on the subject, I realised what had happened, whereupon I was overwhelmed with confusion and ready to sink into the earth with shame."

from Letters of Note website (http://www.lettersofnote.com/2009/10/i-was-ready-to-sink-into-earth-with.html)
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I didn't type them out this time...
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Hits: 2588
Comments: 43
Fans: 25
Plays: 127
Downloads: 69
Votes: 0
Uploaded: Mar 15, 2010 - 11:54:47 PM
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2010 - 11:57:34 PM Last Played: Apr 04, 2017 - 09:19:13 PM
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fasteddie said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
I little
Tom Pettyish. Very cool and relaxed. The lead is really great in this one.

Nicely sung. You don't really need the lyrics because your voice is clear enough. Nice one!
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Relic67 said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
thanks!
The tom petty influence is probably more from the Byrds... I think he ripped quite a bit off of them early on...
Glad you dug the twangin'!

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Calchas said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
Ha!
Duane Eddy and Elvis were the first rockers I ever listened to! Nice twang on that git-fiddle Alec!

Fine tuneage overall. Good job on the vocals too.

Be well friend!
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Relic67 said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
Duane
I love Duane Eddy's playing, although I would sometimes like to reach into the record and strangle his saxophone player...
thanks for listenin Mike.

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Vic Holman said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
well i feel pretty good myself
great tune i really like this.

has a nice elvis costello touch, yup i like this quite a bit.
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Relic67 said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
thanks
thanks vic!
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dave_b said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
Make Ya Feel Bad
Easily relatable topic and hook. Good complementary sound choices, and some tasty chord changes. Production is well balanced and separated.
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Relic67 said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
thnx
thanks for the kind feedback!
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michaeljayklein said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
Good work!
I do like the nostalgic overtones this one gives out--very fine job on this!
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Relic67 said 2631 days ago (March 16th, 2010)
many thanks
twangy guitars will eventually come back... I know it!
thanks for listening...
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spitlogic said 2631 days ago (March 17th, 2010)
Like the structure
It has a very psychedelic feel to it. Nice work.
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Relic67 said 2630 days ago (March 17th, 2010)
thanks
I will admit to ripping off the song structure wholesale from a song by obscure pop-rocker Emmitt Rhodes... who I'm sure got it from the Beatles... thanks for listening and commenting!
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MarkHolbrook said 2630 days ago (March 17th, 2010)
Me likey!!!
A great sound and feel to this... Enjoyable and I found the subject one I can relate to!
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Relic67 said 2630 days ago (March 17th, 2010)
thnx
Thanks very much Mark!
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michaelkoppenheffer said 2630 days ago (March 17th, 2010)
Like the changes on this one
as well as the Byrds-Petty rock feel. Love the lead guitar sound and vocabulary there--a strong song in any even, very nicely done!
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Relic67 said 2630 days ago (March 17th, 2010)
thanks
Glad you liked the lead guitar sound, I was quite pleased with it... heavy pick + TV jones classic pickups + "surfing" setting on Guitar Rig!


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scofugate said 2630 days ago (March 17th, 2010)
Love the
tremolo in the guitars! Man, you can write some very cool stuff!! It reminds me of some local friends in a band called Superdrag
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWQeO01UIAo
Great Great Tune Man!!!
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Relic67 said 2629 days ago (March 18th, 2010)
Superdrag
I'd hadn't heard them before, although I'm sure I've heard the name... I checked out the above song link... so so good!! the kind of stuff they're doing is my favourite kind of music for sure.
I was glad to see a lot of their output is on emusic so I'm gonna go there and download a whole bunch of it.
thanks for the tip!
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Ibstrat said 2630 days ago (March 17th, 2010)
This
is a great song, I love the vocals and guitar work- cool tone!
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Relic67 said 2629 days ago (March 18th, 2010)
thanks
really glad you liked... nice to get a compliment from a Guitar Master!
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DarkPlanet said 2629 days ago (March 18th, 2010)
Nice rock pop sound
Strong feelings in this...cool ballad type song, great job on the vox!
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Relic67 said 2626 days ago (March 21st, 2010)
thnx
thanks for the listen!
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lengold said 2627 days ago (March 20th, 2010)
Beautifully
melodic song and music. Lovely vocals - really enjoyed.
Cheers
Len

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Relic67 said 2626 days ago (March 21st, 2010)
thanks
thank you Len!
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egobandit said 2626 days ago (March 21st, 2010)
Ive been there
Great groove you have on that guitar, really good !
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Relic67 said 2626 days ago (March 21st, 2010)
thnx
I always wanted to try one in 12/8....

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sschedra said 2626 days ago (March 21st, 2010)
This is just exquisite!
At first I was torn about ruining the great guitar theme by making it into a song, but as it went on I began to enjoy The vocals and the whole mix. I think by summer we'll hit the "Top of the Pops" with this one laddie.
Great job!
Stephen
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Relic67 said 2626 days ago (March 21st, 2010)
ruining the theme
thanks for the kind words... It did start life as an instrumental, but it occurred to me that I am much more likely to hit the skip button on my ipod when an instrumental comes on, no matter how much I like it... so I figured I just like songs with words better, even if I can't write decent lyrics to save my life LOL!

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tempie said 2625 days ago (March 22nd, 2010)
and things will get broken
i really like your A.D.D. approach to subject matter. and the fact that you can create an empathetic character from just about anything. the duane eddy thing is cool - the tremolo-y guitar is nice and dramatic and that tone is great, really wide and heavy. always dig your vocals, great reedy sound and lots of indie attitude.
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Relic67 said 2625 days ago (March 22nd, 2010)
ADD
I probably do have that disorder!! Good to be able to make use of it though...

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ste said 2623 days ago (March 24th, 2010)
great
vox and lovely guitar part. nice job
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Relic67 said 2605 days ago (April 11th, 2010)
thnx
thanks ste!
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bud said 2620 days ago (March 27th, 2010)
I love tremelo - vibrato - whatever
you want to call it. You made a real beauty here - excellent vocals inspiration. Really nice slow lead playing and the chord turns are perfect for this sort of tune.
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Relic67 said 2605 days ago (April 11th, 2010)
trem
I think I've heard the tremolo on a few of yours haven't I?
one of my fave effects.
glad you liked!
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Bob6stringer said 2607 days ago (April 9th, 2010)
Must-hear, feelbad song of the year.
This is absolutely beautiful. I totally hear your Summer Place meets Duane Eddy, and I might add that there's a twisted Bacharach feel going on here as well, even in the singing. KILLER lead guitar soaring over the break. I love this. I download maybe one in hundreds of songs I hear here and this is definitely one -- definitely the feelbad song of the year and I must have it. You've made my day. P.S. The rest of the "form letter" (and blog) backstory are great, too.
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Relic67 said 2605 days ago (April 11th, 2010)
thanks
thanks man! glad you liked enough to dl.
there's lots of cool stuff at that website, prob. grist for more songs if needed....
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ramonaji said 2602 days ago (April 14th, 2010)
great tune..
yeah, it's good! Impressive! That's a form letter, huh?
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sloparts said 2602 days ago (April 14th, 2010)
Love the guitar sound, Alec
The whole song reeks of 1960 vibe, but brought into this century.

Very cool my friend, very cool indeed,

Ed
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PaddyNavinCaryatid said 2584 days ago (May 2nd, 2010)
Dunno ...
.. how I missed this gem. Gorgeous twangy guitars and some really great drum sounds in there. Lovely vocal as ever especially at 1:25. Lovely song.
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alackbass said 2121 days ago (August 8th, 2011)
Make Ya Feel Bad
I'm such a sucker for a twangy electric guitar sound with a big tremolo effect! Great melody and changes! The acoustic accompaniment is excellent! Very nice mix!
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Relic67 said 2097 days ago (September 1st, 2011)
thnx
many thanks for checking out some of the old stuff!

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albertruss said 1586 days ago (January 24th, 2013)
make ya feel bad
nice love the guitar sound,vocal could come up in parts to me , love the arrangement..sweet tune bro..
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Relic67 said 1581 days ago (January 29th, 2013)
thanks
Hey thanks for listening to this tune from a few years ago. I always have a hard time judging the vocal levels. It's good to get feedback to help me figure it out. Really glad you liked it!
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