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The Clown



 Genre: Ballad

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Melani Cholie - lyrics, vocal, melody
Fred E. Jam - music, arrangement, production
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expecting me to be funny

expecting me to be sad

laughing and fading all over the ring

playing my old violin

I´m giving the clown

but I´m feeling so down

my wounded soul

and my silly red nose

I have nothing to loose

in my oversized shoes

and no one noticed the tears

and no one noticed the fears

my accidental lumbering

my sentimental slumbering

how can I feel – how can I be – how can I see

how can I feel – how can I be ----- funny
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Uploaded: Dec 04, 2016 - 08:41:25 PM
Last Updated: Dec 04, 2016 - 08:41:25 PM Last Played: Aug 15, 2019 - 03:02:41 PM
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Fire_Angel said 1017 days ago (December 4th, 2016)
Breathy emotional delivery of a masterful composition. Lots of detailed touches in the instrumentation keep it interesting and moody even when those fabulous vocals stop. Everybody involved in this should be proud of their contribution. Once again I started the download before the song was finished playing. Thanks for making it available. Release ready.
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Daugrin said 1017 days ago (December 4th, 2016)
Breathy Chanteuse
Hats off to Melani. Great job reading the lyrics and wrestling every bit of emotion out of the experience.
Fred, this one just needs a venue. Great job on the production, the bass player is dancing...

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PeterB7858 said 1017 days ago (December 5th, 2016)
The Clown
Tension filled opening. Fine melody and lyrics. Really impressive arrangement. Great work on all the instruments, Freddy. Love the piano. Melani gives an impressive, emotion filled vocal performance but I must admit that I found the overt breaths and sibilance quite distracting. Great song, though. Thanks, you two.
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groovehounds said 1016 days ago (December 6th, 2016)
The Clown
Wow! Hauntingly beautiful...... very unique vocals ... awesome mix
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Dadai.2 said 1012 days ago (December 9th, 2016)
the other compliments and comments. One of the best I listened to at MJ in 2016, maybe the best. Mature and developed song writing, musical arrangement, and production. Results in a high caliber song which this is.
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Philip18 said 1012 days ago (December 10th, 2016)
The Clown
Excellent playing, arrangement, recording, mix. Allows the emotion to come through. Interesting vocal style. Impressive work, Freddy!
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Bob Rodgers said 1011 days ago (December 11th, 2016)
strong moody performance and a great production.
Just beautiful, subtle guitar is nice, less is always more.
Excellent work!
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Name: Freddy
Location: United States
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I have been a drummer since about 1974. I've played in bands, and in the studio, and I write and produce. I have been involved in online collaborations since 1998. ... [see more]

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Genre Info
A ballad is a story in a song, usually a narrative song or poem. It is a rhythmic saga of a past affair, which may be heroic, romantic or satirical, political (affected by the previous three types mentioned, refers to either glorifying the exploits o

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