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XL Featuring Kirsty - "Just want to"



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OK - this completes a trilogy of uploads featuring my/our fav Kirsty audition recordings - PART 1 PART 2


Read - then listen.

Back in Aug 07, around a week after I discovered MacJam's, I uploaded a track from a particular session I recorded around 8 years ago.

What was most interesting here was that Kirsty who ended up on vocals tagged along with a guy that we auditioned the week before. He was below average (no offense dude) and Kirsty then stepped up to the mic and improvised with around 6 songs she had heard only that day. We recorded the session (as ever) on a cheapy tape recorder, sent her the tape and invited her back for round # 2. Quite rare to ask someone back from the dozens of previous potential candidates at that time.

What she sang on both takes from memory were almost identical. A truly great talented singer.

This 'live improv rehearsal recording' is simply a basic 4 mic job so is rather poor on the overall production front although I've done my best to polish these in MP3 format for uploading purposes here.

As before, the song structure was already written. The vocals are almost completely improvised. For someone who had only heard these instrumentals once before that day, Kirsty's talent shines through. THAT'S THE KEEPER !!

In light of developments this bank holiday weekend, I've rounded up some of the gang over the years and it's looking increasingly likely it's back to the recording studio to work on new material and properly re-record a few of our fav 8 track demos.

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Uploaded: May 26, 2008 - 12:34:31 PM
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Feter said 4039 days ago (May 26th, 2008)
Featuring Kirsty
this is gorgeous ...the band so sound tight ..
rock hard ..Kristy just fabulous ...real talent
I think this is a fantastic song thnx for sharin !!
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Moviz said 4037 days ago (May 28th, 2008)
what you said and I agree she's a very good vocalist as well as the whole shebang, but she needs more prominence on her mic... I hope you don't mind me saying that, because the whole thing would really come together more if that was put right. Excellent performance by all though and a great song, regards M
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steck said 4037 days ago (May 28th, 2008)
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With hindsight, I would have loved to have done a proper 8 - 16 track session with her but I was outvoted by the rest of the band and I never got a chance to record her again - arrgh
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guitapick said 4015 days ago (June 19th, 2008)
...really hits me right where it feels best...sorry I'm so late on it...but it's a really fine track, man...she's great and the tune really pulls on me so strongly...love it...
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