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Post by stephen » Wed Feb 25, 2009 5:53 pm

Here's a song I wrote a while back. Just wanted other comments on it. I'm playing the piano and it's not my major instrument mind you





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Re: Photographs

Post by silvercord » Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:33 pm

you have a beautiful voice, Stephen!

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Post by feaker » Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:30 am

Very nice StephenCool to see the live performance.Pure voice. No auutotune here:)Paul

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Post by stephen » Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:29 am

Forgive me I forgot to post the lyricsPhotographsI see the pictures that we have madeThat show snippets of our history.Wonderful colours, picture perfect memoriesAnd that’s just what they are hanging on my wall.I saw you smiling And you looked so beautiful,I remember that day oh so clear.We were just hanging Enjoying each other’s companyBut that was yesterday Hanging on my wall.Bridge:A picture can paint a thousand liesBut I know what we have is trueSo let’s take the pictures off the wallAs we take new photographsAlive and real each day.I see the pictures that we made yesterdayAnd they can’t be printed in the photo house.These are the pictures that no one will ever seeThat keeps our hearts together Every day in love.Words and music by Stephen John Jnr.Copyright 2008

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Post by jwebbinspired » Thu Feb 26, 2009 11:30 am

Stephen, Wow, you do have a great voice. And your piano a very good, nothing to apologize for. I like the story of the song. It's a little vague at times, but generally vague is acceptable because more people can relate to it.I kind of wish your bridge sped up...more rythmic maybe. Something with more movement.Overall I really liked this. I think it's close to being a commerical pop/r&b song.Andy

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Post by stephen » Thu Feb 26, 2009 3:06 pm

Thanks Guys for the comments thus far. It's still a work in progress in terms of the final sound, so there's room for a little cut and tuck here and there. Thanks Andy for you valuing my piano playing. I personally think there's still a long way to go.

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Post by djb » Fri Feb 27, 2009 2:18 pm

Nice. From the heart, where I believe all good music comes from. Dave

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Post by stephen » Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:14 am

Oh yes Dave that's where it came from. I wrote it in about 45 mins. one morning. One of those times when everything just flows.

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Re: Photographs

Post by elser » Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:18 am

Beautiful. You have really good voice and I like the song. There's bound to be some Stevie Wonder comparisons. It could easily be steered towards an 'a la Stevie Wonder' listing.

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Re: Photographs

Post by stephen » Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:58 pm

Mar 2, 2009, 7:18am, fretnoise wrote:Beautiful. You have really good voice and I like the song. There's bound to be some Stevie Wonder comparisons. It could easily be steered towards an 'a la Stevie Wonder' listing.Thanks Elser. I really love and admire Stevie Wonder, don't think I sound like him though but his songwriting is so colorful and heartfelt it's amazing. I try to emulate that kind of singing and songwriting.

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