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If The World Was Gray


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lank81

 Genre: Folk-Rock
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This is a song about Racism and the possibilities of it being erased if the color was taken out of the world
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Comments: 7
Fans: 4
Plays: 51
Downloads: 0
Votes: 1
Uploaded: Sep 07, 2008 - 08:44:27 PM
Last Updated: Sep 07, 2008 - 08:44:27 PM Last Played: Apr 17, 2019 - 10:44:52 PM
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Feter said 4055 days ago (September 7th, 2008)
If The World Was Gray
Brilliant ...what powerfull singing and song !!!
your harmonies just magic there ..nice sing along
and strumming ..sure good lyrics as well ...I can
sence some of N Young here ..maybe just cos i am
a big fan of his ..your sentences just give me that
..fabupous song thnx alot for sharin and I m so
happy to find your music ...welcome to MJ !!!!
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lank81 said 4055 days ago (September 7th, 2008)
Thanks
Feter, thanks a lot. My wife and I decided to start recording together a few months ago and finally have a nice little home studio setup. We will mainly be that folk acoustic feel. Influences are Ben Harper, Dylan, Young, Damien Young, and of course The Beatles. I've also enjoyed your stuff and am always looking forward to hearing something new by you. Peace and Love.

Lank
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dajama said 4054 days ago (September 8th, 2008)
Cool
Very cool. Nice singing (love the harmonies in particular), and interesting lyrics - well crafted and a cool sentiment. Very nicely done. Peace.
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regulus said 4054 days ago (September 8th, 2008)
Nice melodic tune
and the harmony is really great. You might consider doing a how song with the two or even three voices. The timber of the guitar sounds dynamic and full boded. Something that came to mind was to have cello bowed bass as background to ad some bass line to it.

Overall great song, though It would have been nice to have posted the words for those with earing impairment. Keep up the good work.......
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screamalexz said 4049 days ago (September 13th, 2008)
nice
nice recording on the guitar there very nice sound. sweet vocals. nice recording :) and thanks for being a fan of my new demo btw
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MarkHolbrook said 3995 days ago (November 6th, 2008)
Love the guitar
sequence!

This is excellent! Matt... why don't you vocal backup your wife? I think it would sound very cool.

Also she would sound so cool double tracked for harmony!
Ok I now hear just that!!! Very cool! That adds alot!

Now we just need you in there!
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rsolorio said 3944 days ago (December 27th, 2008)
Blossoming
Ok you two, nice song, performance and vocals. I want to encourage and admonish you to not get lazy in your production. Recording, unlike live performing, takes careful review. That said, please take note of the pre-music scratching and breathing and stuff that only distracts from the song. If the first thing you hear is studio noise the firsts thought from the listener is "What is that?"

In Garageband, try pulling the track beginning and ending to just the areas of the musical signal. You can get real close by elongating the timeline. Another thing would be to utilize the noise gate feature. That would help with the noise floor and make the recording less airy sounding.

Lastly, and this is important, have a careful listen and put yourself in the consumers seat. If you're like me I'm so anxious to post my song that I'll cut corners and say that's good enough. Then after it's up I keep hearing those things that will forever bug me. It takes a while to write em, it takes a while to record them. Take a little extra time and make that recording you already hear in your head.


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woofer3 said 3908 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
I love your voice so much
I like it when the harmony comes in as well - the guitar sound is really rich and full. The song is catchy and could stand many different treatments. Would like to hear to hear you do this with a full band.

John.
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Name: Matt Lancaster
Location: Pittsburgh PA United States
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Folk-rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. In the original and narrowest sense, the term referred to a genre that arose in the United States and Canada around the mid-1960s. The sound was epitomized by tight vocal

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