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I did this song a couple of years ago when I was recovering from a horrendous sore throat and each time i 'aimed' for a certain note towards the end of the song, my voice did a sort of nose-dive. This came across on listening it back, as emotion, because it just lands on the relevant word and does a sort of mini-yodel as though I'm emotionally choked. This being so I left it in, because it suits the nostalgic mood of the song, which is about being away from home; being homesick and about the knowing that loved ones are there still waiting and sending out their love in return.
I thought it was worth re-posting after re-mixing it in Ozone-3, but of course you will be the judge of that if you listen....... hankies at the ready.
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Lyrics
Home

There’s a place that we all know, where warmth and goodness glow.
And it pulls our heart strings when we’re far away.
Because Home is where the heart is, forever in our minds,
Thoughts are warmer there, than anywhere you’ll find.

I can dream I’m walking down the lane, I can see the garden gate is swinging,
The door is left ajar still, for all the love I know is winging,
Yes home is where the heart is and that is where you’ll find,
All the love you need, when you’ve left your home behind.

(Bridge)
Some things won’t let go,
And while I’m far from home,
Deep inside, where my heart should be,
There’s that ache that keeps reminding me.

Loved ones wait and keep the thoughts and mem’ries burning,
Thoughts that keep us close, tho’ widest Oceans may keep us yearning,
Yes, home is where my heart is, with those I call my own,
It’s the place where love still grows; it’s my home.

Rpt last verse.
Loved ones wait and keep the thoughts and mem’ries burning,
Thoughts that keep us close, tho’ widest Oceans may keep us yearning,
And yes, home is where my heart is, with those I call my own,
It’s the place where love still grows; it’s my home.

Yes… it’s my….. home.
Maurice Vizard
Song Stats
Hits: 2579
Comments: 55
Fans: 27
Plays: 83
Downloads: 67

Uploaded: Sep 01, 2010 - 05:41:49 PM
Last Updated: Sep 01, 2010 - 05:41:49 PM Last Played: Jan 29, 2017 - 05:46:21 PM
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Hardware:
Mac OSX 10.4, Fast track, M-audio 49e, sennheizzer mic.
Software:
GB, Ozone 3
Comments
jiguma said 2461 days ago (September 1st, 2010)
Sob ........
yes, a real tear-jerker Maurice! Nice production - Ozone certainly makes a difference doesn't it?! I can't believe the improvements you've made in the recording of your vocals. Nice post.
Cheers from Oz,
N
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Moviz said 2461 days ago (September 1st, 2010)
Yes Neil
On the original the vocal was quite harsh and louder than it should have been Ozone balanced it much better and rounded it off. Thanks for giving it a second shot, regards M
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TERRAPLANE said 2461 days ago (September 1st, 2010)
Home
Lovely song with heartfelt singing,, Thanks Maurice
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Moviz said 2461 days ago (September 1st, 2010)
Thanks for
calling in Terry, much appreciated, cheers M
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lilmom said 2461 days ago (September 1st, 2010)
Thanks for the warning,,,(sniff, sniff)
I had my hanky ready....and boy did I need it!!! Oh my goodness! Beautiful! Welcome home.
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Moviz said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
I did
warn you LOL... thank you for stopping in to listen Sylvia and for the 'welcome home'. I can tell you I'm pleased to be back, regards, M
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MarkHolbrook said 2461 days ago (September 1st, 2010)
Maurice!
I remember this and I loved the first version but in this you have really topped your previous effort! Nicely done!

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Moviz said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
Thanks
for giving it another 'airing' Mark. Very pleased you like the newer recording, Cheers M
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alackbass said 2461 days ago (September 1st, 2010)
Home
I mean this as a compliment. This song could be the tear-jerking ballad midway through an animated Disney flick. It even has the key change!
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Moviz said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
Hi Andrew
I really do take it as a compliment.... thank you for listening and for the nice comment... much appreciated, regards M
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davisamerica said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
"hankies at the ready"
Maurice is a treat to find something new from you this morning. I enjoy remixes and I think this one was well worth the effort. A timeless subject and dealt with such grace and emotion. Well done Maurice... just a great listen sir. .... and i did take a copy...thank you.
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Thanks Jack
I appreciate you giving this another listen.... just a little different from the 'Radio Chuck' thing don't you think LOL....... enjoy the DL, cheers M
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sloparts said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
Beautifully done, Maurice
Ozone and you work very well together my friend. This sounds wonderful. First off, it's a warm and lovely song we can all relate to, and second your redo really brings the emotions to the fore.

Excellent redo, and you voice at the last carried the day.

Ed
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Very pleased you
liked the remix Ed... thanks for listening and the kind words, regards M
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sschedra said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
Maurice,
Don't tell us all your secrets! I think your heart is very closely connected to your voice and that's the way I am seeing it, I don't care what you say. Now I'll have to go back and listen to the original.
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
All my 'secrets'
Ha Ha, I didn't want you to think I was a big softie Stephen..... thanks a lot for listening and commenting so intuitively, regards M
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ShadowofNine said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
Bravo
Maurice a Gem...
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Thanks Dave
very pleased you approve, cheers M
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SISTERS said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
mmmmmm
maurice - this is SOOO your style.
wonderful hearing your vocal unfold.
beautifully done,
anne
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Anne.....
Really pleased to see you around again.... thank you for giving this a hearing, much appreciated, regards M
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Narad said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
Home
Home, o sweet home, there is such beauty and sweetness in your song which cannot otherwise do but to fill with light each home.
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Thank you Harald
for calling in to listen and comment..... so pleased you found the warmth in there, regards M
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Bob Rodgers said 2461 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
A
lovely warm song with wonderful lyrics, this is a real gem Maurice.
Superb vocals and a nice production, there is no place like home, very much enjoyed.

Bob
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Really pleased
you liked the vocals here Bob, because as I said above I was recovering froma terrible sore throat and all the time I was singing this, my voice was trying to avoid the notes I was aiming for; like a vocal ricochet LOL. Again, thanks for listening, regards M.
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michaeljayklein said 2460 days ago (September 2nd, 2010)
Very warm and loving...
Went through a stack of Kleenex on this one but it was well worth exercising the lacrimal glands on this beauty--you sound just wonderful Moe! Great job.
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
It's strange
isn't it Michael, how both laughter and sadness can be so infectious.... really pleased you found the emotion in this.... thank you for calling in, regards M
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PaddyNavinCaryatid said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Beautiful
there's a lovely warmth to the vocals here, clearly the remix paid off. Wonderful song that strikes a chord. Being away from home and family is one of the most powerful emotive times in a persons life. As someone who spent a long time away from my loved ones over the years this song really strikes a deep resonance. Thanks for sharing.
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
I agree Paddy
about the powerful draw family and home have in our lives.... I've just returned after only two weeks and was so-o-o pleased to get home again, so I really empathize with people who are away for much longer periods. So pleased you enjoyed this and I thank you for listening, regards M
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Symphony101 said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Very touching,
emotional song, and really very nicely played and sung. Very very good work Maurice.
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Glad you
came along to listen and leave the very welcome comments; Thank you, regards M
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DWL said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
We all need a home
and you've expressed that so well here Maurice.

Beautifully done.

Cheers

Dick
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Moviz said 2460 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Thanks Dick,
for your continuing support, very much appreciated, regards M
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Bowman said 2459 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
I've
always enjoyed and appreciated your sincerity Maurice. It's a joy to have you here sharing your art and your heart with us. Another gem.
Cheers,
Charlie
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Moviz said 2459 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Very
kind words Charlie and very pleasing they are.... thank you for your time in listening to this, regards M
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RAVENS said 2459 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
Wonderful
What a beautiful song & you sound absolutely lovely. Very heartfelt, this is a gem!

RAVEN ;-)
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Moviz said 2459 days ago (September 4th, 2010)
Glad you
Liked this Dani... as you can hear, the autotune wasn't working well that day LOL. Thanks for the listen and comments, regards M
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Vic Holman said 2459 days ago (September 3rd, 2010)
nice
i don't think i heard this the first time around, so it's great i am hearing it now.
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Moviz said 2459 days ago (September 4th, 2010)
Thanks
for listening this time round Vic.... much appreciated, regards M
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Calchas said 2458 days ago (September 4th, 2010)
I'm a sucker
for emotional tunes like this...

Sounds like you may be getting a handle on Ozone 3 bro. This is a nice recording and mix. Can't fault your vocal performance. Glad you left the choked up part in. It's honest and it does fit the mood of the song. Bravo!

Be well friend!


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Moviz said 2458 days ago (September 5th, 2010)
I was
relying on people being 'suckers' for emotion when I left the recording as it is; and it seems there are quite a few about (I'm pleased to say) LOL... Thank you Michael for those kind and very welcome words. Yes Ozone is really good and does what you want, Regards M
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hackneybloke said 2457 days ago (September 6th, 2010)
home

hey maurice....this is a christmas number one. just chuck in a few references to snow and jesus and you're there. very emotional singing....you're a turn for sure. bing aint got nothing on you. emotional lyrics.
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Moviz said 2457 days ago (September 6th, 2010)
I'll
Pull something else uot of the bag for Christmas Julian (I hope), but thank you for the suggestion. Thank you once again for the very kind words; pleased you like this, regards M
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Roxylee said 2457 days ago (September 6th, 2010)
Emotional
and real. What a lovely picture of home and memories of loved ones.:-)
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Moviz said 2457 days ago (September 6th, 2010)
Well
you know me Roxie; sentimental to the last... Glad you listened and liked, regards M
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paul f. page said 2456 days ago (September 6th, 2010)
What they said...
Maurice,
So many (above this note) have expressed so well the magic that you've created with this number. You have such a personal manner of expressing your thoughts in lyric and music and it is impossible to not be affected by the sincerity of your performance. I love the key change at around 2:45 — no apologies or fancy modulations. You just go there and, well, it is so satisfying. Definitely one of your very best songs (among so many of them!!!).
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Moviz said 2456 days ago (September 7th, 2010)
So very nice
to see you around MJ again Paul, though I know you've been very busy of late. Thank you for giving this song another listen and for the very welcome and much appreciated comments. It really pleases me that with your standing, you accept my simple 'plonking' on the keys and still give praise, regards M
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lengold said 2456 days ago (September 7th, 2010)
Lovely to
hear this again Maurice. Enjoyed.
Cheers
Len

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Moviz said 2455 days ago (September 7th, 2010)
Thanks Len
good of you to call and comment once more; thank you, M
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richard13 said 2455 days ago (September 8th, 2010)
The emotion in your voice is a large part of why we love you Mo
What's really sad is that so many people cannot relate to this "home" concept. Nicely done and, please, keep it up.
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Moviz said 2455 days ago (September 8th, 2010)
Richard,
they say that some people put their foot in their mouth, but with me it's my heart it seems. Thank you for those very kind and much appreciated words, regards M
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Saltaireguru77 said 2455 days ago (September 8th, 2010)
Such a great vocal
Great work movie! I loved listening to this one. A little moment of peace for me in an otherwise hectic day. Thank you for that.
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Moviz said 2455 days ago (September 8th, 2010)
So pleased
you found some respite listening to this, albeit only a few minutes..... very pleased you enjoyed listening, thank you, regards M
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Moviz said 2454 days ago (September 9th, 2010)
Sorry Stephen,
I accidentally deleted your last comment apologizing for the mis-spelling.... no worries at all about that. I'd thought maybe like some above, you were suggesting it reminded them of a film (movie) piece, cheers M
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Jarvoid said 2447 days ago (September 16th, 2010)
So this is where
the Ozone layer keeps going is it ?What are you doing about global warming sticking all this ozone on your records....? Stop it !!

Great song tho'Cheers Jarvoid
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Moviz said 2446 days ago (September 16th, 2010)
It's going Chris
because I need to breath deeper these days LOL.... really pleased you gave this a listen Chris.... thank you for tuning in, regards M
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Name: Maurice Vizard
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