First Love, Last Love (CHORUS in a Jewelry Commercial?)

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First Love, Last Love (CHORUS in a Jewelry Commercial?)

Post by SteveAlton » Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:55 am

Switched the target on this, just going for the Chorus only starts at :50....So today I was having discussions with someone who is gonna pitch this tune, & as I was speaking to him I heard the CHORUS of this in a Jewelry Commercial such as Kay or Jareds....What do you guys think...Just the Chorus....Trying to find online phone number for their Marketing Departments but not having much luck

First Love, Last Love

First Love, Last Love
© 2019 Steve Altonian

Moonlight dances upon your hair
Your eyes light up the sky
I slip your hand inside of mine
You hold me tight and smile a little smile

I feel your heart beating underneath my skin
I kiss your tender lips and whisper in your ear

First love, last love
Sharing dreams and memories
First love, last love
Sometimes baby, love is meant to be

I’ve come to call you my best friend
You’re a candle to my soul
A yellow rose in the desert snow
I have grown from the seeds you’ve sown

Girl you know me a bit better than myself
You gently show me exactly who I am

First love, last love
Sharing dreams and memories
First love, last love
Sometimes baby, love is meant to be

BRIDGE
Still can taste that first kiss
It gets sweeter and sweeter all the time
You’re my favorite song
My love keeps burning strong…….for you

First love, last love
Sharing dreams and memories
First love, last love
Sometimes baby, love is meant to be
Sometimes baby, love is meant to be...
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Re: First Love, Last Love (FINAL MASTER)

Post by SteveAlton » Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:06 am

Just got the Final Master back....

I am on the look-out to see who is making a film where I can pitch this for a TITLE track....

Thoughts anyone?

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Re: First Love, Last Love (TITLE TRACK for film?)

Post by SteveAlton » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:33 pm

Thought on my tune anyone?

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Re: First Love, Last Love (TITLE TRACK for film?)

Post by DannyWeber » Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:10 am

SteveAlton wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:55 am
Something I wrote recently. I'm a Country Artist so I decided to go all in on this....I sing the lead VOX & lend a hand to the female background vocalist in spots I felt needed beefing up.

Looking to get this into film as a TITLE TRACK
Hi Steve,

Great writing, great production/mixing/mastering, great hook and great vocals as well but as many can tell you here on these forums.. shooting for the TITLE TRACK in a film is a very high bar to set for yourself.

Also..
I haven't seen any TAXI listings for slow Country ballads, in quite a while. Slow Country ballads don't fair too well in Sync Licensing these days.. Sorry Steve. More upbeat Country might work better.

While I think it's a great song and well done, I think you should concentrate more on signing it with a Music Library first and letting them take it from there.

Again..
Great job on the song all around and I hope you find a good home for it soon!


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Re: First Love, Last Love (TITLE TRACK for film?)

Post by LamarPecorino » Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:05 pm

Very heartwarming song, Steve. Congratulations!

Country songs have not been used as title tracks in feature films very often. That being said, I believe that it is a commercially viable track. I can imagine it being used in a film. However, I can easily hear this being used in a Hallmark or similar network movie.
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Re: First Love, Last Love (TITLE TRACK for film?)

Post by SteveAlton » Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:19 am

DannyWeber wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:10 am
SteveAlton wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:55 am
Something I wrote recently. I'm a Country Artist so I decided to go all in on this....I sing the lead VOX & lend a hand to the female background vocalist in spots I felt needed beefing up.

Looking to get this into film as a TITLE TRACK
Hi Steve,

Great writing, great production/mixing/mastering, great hook and great vocals as well but as many can tell you here on these forums.. shooting for the TITLE TRACK in a film is a very high bar to set for yourself.

Also..
I haven't seen any TAXI listings for slow Country ballads, in quite a while. Slow Country ballads don't fair too well in Sync Licensing these days.. Sorry Steve. More upbeat Country might work better.

While I think it's a great song and well done, I think you should concentrate more on signing it with a Music Library first and letting them take it from there.

Again..
Great job on the song all around and I hope you find a good home for it soon!


Dan
Yeah, I always set that bar crazy high.....I'm crazy like that

The biggest thing with being under inspiration is when I am creating crafting a song, it is like I am under divine direction, at least for me. It's not motivation, it is inspiration: 1 entirely different things. When it comes to "marketing" & "getting my stuff out there" never had that kind of inspiration. It is always motivation...Hmmmm, I think I need someone who is inspired in that area to handle that and concentrate on what I do best. Sing & write

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Re: First Love, Last Love (TITLE TRACK for film?)

Post by CTWF » Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:07 am

Great song, Steve! I hope it will find a good home.

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Re: First Love, Last Love (TITLE TRACK for film?)

Post by SteveAlton » Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:05 am

LamarPecorino wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 1:05 pm
Very heartwarming song, Steve. Congratulations!

Country songs have not been used as title tracks in feature films very often. That being said, I believe that it is a commercially viable track. I can imagine it being used in a film. However, I can easily hear this being used in a Hallmark or similar network movie.
Interesting concept....Yeah, this needs to go to one of the "lady" channels. I used to watch LIFETIME alot with my daughters and the ex...They loved these channels...

As an Artist, I don't want to really "pitch" this tune as another to record if I can help it. I want "my" version out there...I guess deep down inside that is what I really want. I just need to recognize the best vehicle for it.

Thanks for your input

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Re: First Love, Last Love (CHORUS in a Jewelry Commercial?)

Post by SteveAlton » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:26 pm

So I got this brainstorm today to pitch the CHORUS to Jewelry Companies like Kay Jewelers or Jareds for a commercial...What do you think????

CHORUS starts at :50

First Love, Last Love
Sharing dreams and memories
First Love, Last Love
Sometimes baby, love is meant to be

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Re: First Love, Last Love (CHORUS in a Jewelry Commercial?)

Post by CTWF » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:29 pm

SteveAlton wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:26 pm
So I got this brainstorm today to pitch the CHORUS to Jewelry Companies like Kay Jewelers or Jareds for a commercial...What do you think????
Good idea! Also, wedding/renewal venues come to mind. Not sure Las Vegas resorts run ads like that, but I could imagine the song in this direction, too.

Tom

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