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Sail Away (w/Racer X)


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ledebutant

 Genre: Ballad

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From Racer X:

I wanted a sound like you might hear at a 50s high school prom, a slow dance- glitter ball song. I was additionally influenced by the Stray Cats Brian Setzer sound.

I recorded the acoustic guitar part twice, panned one left and one right. I did the same with the electric guitar. The acoustic guitar, Taylor 214, is recorded with a MAudio Nova condenser mic. I added the GB Live Performance vocal setting which I think is just reverb.

The electric guitar, PRS CE-22, is recorded through a Behringer pre-amp into GB without any effects. I then added Amplitube amp simulator plugin. The setting was Smokey Jazz, I added slap-back delay on one of the electric tracks.

I recorded with a Fender precision bass, no effects. I played midi keys, MAudio 49, for some strings and added DOD drums.

From Lisa:

Mr.X and I were trying to put together a collaboration and he had sent me a rough version of this music, which I thought was just dreamy. The next day was the summer solstice and I went to a heron sanctuary near my house, on Dumas Bay. I wrote Mr. X a pretty enthusiastic email about my wonderful time on the beach and, the next day he came up with the concept for this song and sent me the lyrics for the verses and chorus, which I thought fit the vibe of the song perfectly.

Once I started singing, I tweaked some of the lyrics, slightly. I imagined that the couple were together on the beach during a war, for just one day, while the guy was on leave from his unit before shipping out far away from the girl, maybe never to return. I wrote the lyrics to the bridge to try to reflect that, especially.

I thought about all the people, crazy in love with each other, but temporarily kept apart, or worse, by our current war.

This was a joy to do and I want to thank Racer X for the music and his beautiful words.

This was also a lot of fun for me, because I'm a closet mixing geek (as echoroom recently told me) and I don't get to mix or master very often, since I seem to always work with people who are better at it than me. Mr. X graciously let me have a shot at it and I had lots of fun. I never want to mix this type of backing vocals ever again, though. If I try, someone beat me, please.

Artwork by RacerX
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Lyrics
Here we sit
by the bay
you and me
together

Maybe this summer day
could last us
forever

Blue skies
your brown eyes
could make me sigh
all summer.

No end in sight,
the tide is right
to sail away.

No end in sight,
the tide is right,
to sail
away
together
forever.

Here we dance
by the shore.
Our toes
kiss the water.

You sing a soft melody
it sounds so familiar.
Sweeter, sweeter,
than I remember.

Maybe this summer day
could last us forever.
Please let this summer day
last us forever.

No end in sight,
the tide is right
to sail away.
No end in sight,
and we just might
sail
away
together
forever.

Under this sky
everything's right,
but the sun
dips to the sea.

Nightfall will come,
you will be gone.
You belong to more
than me.

No end in sight,
the tide is right
to sail away.
No end in sight,
and we just might
sail
away
together.
Song Stats
Hits: 7268
Comments: 172
Fans: 62
Plays: 815
Downloads: 204
Votes: 31
Uploaded: Jul 26, 2007 - 06:37:21 PM
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2007 - 01:39:28 AM Last Played: Aug 08, 2017 - 01:23:00 AM
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Hardware:
G5 20" iMac (how I love those words), Rode Nt-1a, MAudio Nova Condenser, Behringer Eurorack UB802 (both of us), Taylor 214, PRS CE-22, Fender Precision Bass, MAudio Keystation-49
Software:
GarageBand, Logic Express, Amplitube, Drums on Demand, AVOX Duo demo, TrackPlug 4
Comments
composerclark said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
so far so good
I'm really liking the first 30 seconds or so...
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ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
First 30 seconds
That's where we put all the subliminal messages, so GREAT! They're working.
composerclark said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
The rest ...
The rest is great too. One of the things that impresses me is that I'm hearing a new quality in your singing, and I like it! I liked the old quality too, don't get me wrong... but it's just neat that you can change your sound if you want to. Neat. That's what I said.

You've definitely succeeded in getting that '50s ballad sound. I'm really impressed with the work by RacerX; great job all around!
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ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
You said NEAT!
Thanks, Clark. One thing I love about collaborating is that I'm forced to try new things. I had my doubts about whether this was a style that would suit me, but once I started singing it, I really enjoyed myself. I was surprised to get a different sound that I usually do, so that was cool.

I'm really impressed with RacerX, too.
RacerX said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
thanks
for the nice comments and for stopping by!
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ktb said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
omg
What an sonic time machine. Simply a match made in heaven. Lisa you sing swell. You sing swell with yourself. The vocals are certainly a focal point for me on this. Yet the music is incredible. It captures an era's elegance and simplicity with just the right verve. Spendild. I seem prone to adjectives with 's' in them tonight. sorry...doh
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ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Swell
John, I think your comment is swell, too. :-) I'm so happy you liked the song, although, I mis-read what you wrote at first and thought you'd said 'sonic washing machine'. I think it might be time for me to have a lie down.

RacerX said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
thanks mr. KTBurn
Ledeb did a great job mixing. The music is really very simple and should take a back seat to the vocals. Thanks for your commments
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ledebutant said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
simple music
Just a sign of Mr. X's absolute generosity.
dreadmon said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Back To The Future!
This immediately put me at the "Enchantment Under The Sea" dance from "Back To The Future" - how classic! Great sound, great singing - great tune!
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ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Me Too!
How funny! I've been thinking of that movie since I first starting rehearsing this!
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
influenced
for sure that movie was on my mind when I started on the music!
thanks for your comment!
Check out my latest song called Fall Down King (Mcboy/RCAndrews)
illuminati said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Just got back from Taos and a new Ledeb song pops up!
Doh! Someone beat me to the Back to the Future reference, that's what I get for unpacking in between listening and commenting.

I know that the grounding point for this is the past, the 50s specifically, but I think the vocals and the vocal treatment zoom this into the 00s. It's one of those mixtures of time that I think are so cool.

So who is this RacerX guy? He is a remarkable player and obviously has nice toys in tow.
ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Mixtures of Time
Thanks Matt. I thought a lot about the treatment of the vocals. At one point, I was trying to go more under-produced to kind of match the natural setting of the song, but then I decided to go more the Enchantment Under the Sea route and thought of the singer with a microphone on a stage with back-up singers and I liked that sound better.

Who is Racer X? According to wikipedia, Racer X is "a flamboyant, mysterious and often brooding soldier of fortune whose secret identity is that of Rex Racer (Ken'ichi Mifune) Speed Racer's older brother, who years earlier had a falling out with the family and exiled himself. Rex left home estranged from his family and assumed the Racer X identity to pursue his racing career after arguing with Pops about it."

So, your standard race-car driver with a mean hand on the guitar. I expect a ride in his race car!!
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
retro
thanks for the nice music comments, I appreciate it. both those guitars and bass have vey nice tone. I like the sound I was getting. It's a simple progression, easy and relaxed.
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perceptualvortex said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Bing nailed the reference
Great singing, Lisa; it seems to me that this slower tempo would be more of a vocal challenge than usual (what would I know about that tho). But your voice sounds great and swings perfectly with the music. And RacerX, yow that's excellent music. Very much the 50's slow dance vibe. Great work, guys!
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ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Bing..
For a minute I was thinking Bing....Crosby?...but then I realized that you meant OUR Bing. HAH!

I find slower stuff easier to sing, actually and the bass and drum part on this really helped me find the swing. Thanks PV!
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks
It was an easy song to record. and fun to do that style.
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jiguma said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Excellent collab!
For starters, I love the bass sound you've got here - it is just about perfect for this little song. Wonderful singing Lisa - very Liz Phair sound and phrasing. Mr X - really nice arrangement and playing, topped off by a really classy production.

Oh ... btw .... I liked it ;)

Neil
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ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Yay!
I'm so glad that you like the bass. I really loved RX's bassline and took great pains with the final mix to make sure it was very present. He did a nice job with it, for sure, and made my job really easy by giving me an already nicely mixed GB file to work with.

I'm very chuffed that you liked the production. Coming from you that means a lot.
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks
for the nice words!
and kudos to ledebutant for the mix. she got the levels perfect!
Check out my latest song called Fall Down King (Mcboy/RCAndrews)
said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
nice tune
nice sound
ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Ta
Thanks, Bryn. The new iMac made a big difference in the sound of the vocals, so I thank you heartily for your buying advice. It was a DREAM to do this song on such a great machine.
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks
I appreciate you stopping by!
Check out my latest song called Fall Down King (Mcboy/RCAndrews)
alfalpha said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
ahh, the high school prom...
I love anything which smacks of some kind of 'retro' elements & this is certainly no exception!
Lyrics are terrific, the production is 'spot-on'

A great collab guys!
Many Thanks!
Alf
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said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Have you heard The Leonids by any chance?
http://www.macjams.com/song/30942

You may like them too
ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Yeah, Alf
I just listened to that song. It's worth a listen, for sure.
ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Alf
I think I was commenting on your retro song at the same time as you were commenting on this, so we time-traveled together. Thanks so much for listening and saying you like this.
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
retro
I dig that style. enjoyable collab!
Check out my latest song called Fall Down King (Mcboy/RCAndrews)
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
retro
I dig that style. enjoyable collab!
Check out my latest song called Fall Down King (Mcboy/RCAndrews)
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks
for your comment and for stopping by
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said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
I am at work
Can't listen so I'll be back.... Cheers
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
hey!
get back to work!
;-)
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said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
He he.... Nice thinking
But now it's weekend so I stay home and be cool :)

---
For better or for worse, in prosperity and adversity...I try always to be positive.
said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
I love this...
being a former sailor, I had to listen to this...

... not what I expected, pleasantly so. The fifties sound (classic chord progression here, A-F#m-D-E?) is so faithfully produced in this song. I am a sucker for this kind of music. American Graffiti... junior high and high school all over again for me.

Racer... top marks for this... Leb, you were born a generation too early!

cheers..........
ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Hooray
I had hoped you'd have a listen to this one, being the fan of sailing you are. I'm really very glad you liked it!

RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
verse chords
yea, those verse chords are pretty familair changes. the chorus is different, from a different tune all together, that I recorded a long time ago, and they seemed to fit this real well
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Scott Carmichael said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
hey Lisa & RX
something about your voice... you don't push hard.. you are more relaxed than Perry Como... yet somehow you have this subdued passion.. there is an undercurrent that is almost more intense because of the reatraint... the emotion still comes through... and the production allows us to float away... hhhmmmm... it reminds me of night on the water... that is the time that my wife and I love to cruise... It has that 50's orchestra vibe...
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said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
And... I second
... everything Scott just wrote!



---
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It's just music... Dadai
ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Jack
Sometimes I think life would be a lot easier if I just seconded everything Scott says and does, so I hear you. :-p
said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
heheh...
:)

... I think you are on to something.

By the way, Perry Como sang at my mom's high school prom. I kid you not... it's in her yearbook.

---
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It's just music... Dadai
ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Emotion
Is it possible to be more relaxed than Perry Como without the aid of drugs? ;-)

I'm really glad you said that, Scott, because I was worried that I sounded too laid back. I really felt a TON of emotion singing this song and hoped it had come through, so I'm glad to hear that you felt it was there.

I agree with you about the orchestra vibe. I was saying to RX that what he'd done reminded me of some of the songs from Buddy Holly's String Sessions, Raining in My Heart, in particular.
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
orchestra vibe
yea, that's it. I wanted a full sound or the illusion of a big sound. it would have been cool to havefull orchestration as accents here and there.thanks for your comments!
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guitapick said 3769 days ago (July 26th, 2007)
Ahhhh....
Under this sky
everything's right,
but the sun
dips to the sea.

That's just so right.

racerx: the 50s hs prom was a brilliant concept. Really pulled that through beautifully, but without hammering it in. I like the choice of acoustic guitar. Sweet artwork, too.

Lisa: love the lyrics and your voice. You write so well. Wonderful tune.
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ledebutant said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
That Taylor
I aqree with you, Bob. I looooooove the sound of that Taylor, just heavenly. Thanks for the props on the lyrics. Mr. X wrote the song, minus the bridge (the bit you quoted) and minus a few changes I made in the verses, but it's as much his work as mine, more so, really, so I'll hand over most of those props to him. I think this is the first time I've not written the lyrics on a song of mine, barring the cover of alley-oop's 'bleed' I did a while back. It was fun to co-write. Easier than I had imagined (probably because most of the work was done already!)
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
choice of guitar
new guitar strings made that tone real nice. thanks for stopping by!
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dolby said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Very Nice
Lisa, I've been listening to a lot of your stuff recently and playing a bit of catch-up (your Orbiting songs as well), and have been meaning to leave some comments for a while. In short, you have one of the most unique voices on MJ's. Easy references are Suzanne Vega and Laura Veirs (maybe the Washington thing?) - but like I say, they are easy comparisons - you have a voice which is totally your own, and as this track shows you are able to switch styles, whilst still remaining true to yourself. You are also maturing as a lyricist I think, and you have the ability to phrase your words with delicacy and subtley, and to really bring out the melody. I love the way your voice sometimes 'wobbles' slightly out ot tune - but this is a good thing which I hope you never lose. Hope you don't mind these general comments, just wanted you to know how impressed I've been with much of your material on the site.

RacerX: congratulations on a great production job. I'm not really a 50's music fan - and that chord progression is a well worn path - but you bring something new to this, which works very well. How you got the space/dynamics in this track is beyond me. Good stuff!
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ledebutant said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Suzanne Vega
Wow, thanks for the great comment, Phil. I hadn't noticed your Orbiting comments, but saw them last night and I'm really grateful that you went and listened to multiple songs. That's always such a great feeling, to hear that someone wanted to hear more of what I'm doing. Thanks so much!

I think that Suzanne Vega thing is probably fair. I hear that comparison often and her first album is one of my all-time most played, for sure. I think she's pretty amazing. I wore that album out in high school (and beyond). As far as wobbly goes, pitch and I are in relationship counseling to try and get better cooperation between us, for sure! As long as my clunkers don't bother you too much, I'm happy.

As far as maturing as a lyricist, Mr. X wrote most of these lyrics...he is a bit older than me, though, so that might account for it. :-p

Thanks again, for such a generous comment, Phil.

RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
spacey dynamics
I think it's because I recorded both guitar parts twice and panned them. so the guitar parts float around. It wasn't my intention at first, I nornmally record the guitar parts three times and pick the one I like the most. this time I left two of each guitar which lends itself to a open feel.
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lengold said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Over the last
few days I have heard so much wonderful music on here that it's frightening. And then this tops the lot. This is just sheer quality, musically and vocally it is sublime. Well done to you both.
Cheers
Len


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ledebutant said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
sub lemon-lime
Thanks, len! I know what you mean. I've been listening to a lot of stuff with an open mouth the last week or so. I love this place.
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks
for expressiing your thoughts about this track in reference to 'wonderful music' that's very kind, thanks
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Norman Goodman said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Very unexpected
to my ears... probably just the RacerX reference of the masterful musician who created this bed,,,, it may not be Paul Gilbert and Racer X as i know them but what the two of you have created here is truly superb. I thought it was great!!!! Gorgeous vocal and top notch instrumentation,
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ledebutant said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
RacerX
Thanks, Norman. I agree that RacerX is a masterful musician. So glad to hear you enjoyed the song.
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
shred virtuoso...
...I'm not ;-),
I dig Paul Gilbert's music, I liked the name RacerX from the old Speed Racer cartoons. I do practice that shred stuff but until I could pull it off, I wouldn't record anything like that, someday maybe. thanks for stopping by!
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said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
A song of wonder and beauty.
The lyrics the music is all so well produced. Kudos
Wow..... what a clean mix of your voice.... Too me this one is redo for a CD production... I mean 4- 10's.
Thanks you 2 for this lovely and truly song.

Take care
---
Kenta
ledebutant said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Awww
Kenta, you are just so generous and supportive. Thank you very much.
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks for the
nice comments!
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Moviz said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
This sound
really takes me back to the late 50's and the 60's (dates not my age). The instrumentation and the singing style fit perfectly together and make a great song. Very listenable indeed and very well done, M
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ledebutant said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
50's and 60's
I'm glad that this took you back. I agree that it's a very nostalgic song and I'm very happy you liked it, Moviz. Thank you for your comment!
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thasnks for stoppng by and
your nice comment!
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said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Great Job !
All of it great, both of you did a very great job.
Charming voice and lovely guitar playing, and nice artwork too !!!
Thanks for sharing this piece here with us

Regardz
==============
Yeman Auf Al-Rawi

P.S : Wish to hear my new song ..
I REMEMBER : http://www.macjams.com/song/33577

ledebutant said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Thanks
Thanks so much Yeman. Once again, I'm surprised by your maturity and the diversity in what you listen to and enjoy. I'm grateful for your comment.
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks
for your nice words!
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Mcboy said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
you
just know this is good for u.....brilliant conception and delivery.......encore...encore......encore.....!
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ledebutant said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Good for us
Thank you for the vote of confidence, McFella. It always means so much coming from you and I would LOVE to do more music with RX, so I hope he pays heed to your call for an encore.
RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks mister
Although not the same genre or anything, but I was influenced by the vibe of Naw-Lins, that relaxed vibe,
so, thank you for your influential music!
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ceilidh said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
simply
wonderful music lisa. played so unbelievably well, everything just so well balanced. the sound is professional the way, that it is taking my breath away.... wow! all the instruments played fantastic, fitting perfectly. there is few of them but it doesn't feel busy. opposite. it feels airy and free and makes you just think about what everything is happening in this music. love the melody, love the lyrics, love the atmosphere of a lazy sunny day on the beach. your voice fits simply brilliant to the song. the same "laziness of sun" in your voice like in the music. a fantastic song fantastically sung! bravo!
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RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thank you!
I know Ledebutant will be very happy with the wonderful comments your wrote about her singing! and thanks you very much about your comments about the music. I agree, it all fit the vibe of being at the beach on a sunny warm day.
Thanks for stopping by!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Laziness of sun
I just love that phrase, laziness of sun!

I'm so happy that you like the song and that the song created the right mood for you. Your support is always meaningful and I thank you for it.

Jim Bouchard said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
with so many wordsalready written...
all I can say is supa-dupa!
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RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks man!
thanks for stopping
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Oh Yeah?
Well supa-dupa right back at'cha.

(thanks, Jim).
Reinholt56 said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
A wonderful song...
This is a truly wonderful, well thought out and made song.

Lots of appeal and catchy enough for humming and whistling (cus I can't sing).

Smashing quality and care both evident in the collaboration.

Something even magical happens.

I guess I liked the song.

Take care, to you both.

Paul.
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RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
magic
Hey that's cool, thanks mister!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Magic
What a sweet, generous comment, Paul. It's nice to think of you going around Sheffield humming or whistling our song. Very nice and thanks!
echoroom said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Grease 3!!!
... you guys could be the next Sandy and Danny. Lovely summery mix ... I'm in Malta, looking at the sea, and this is just perfect for this setting. Reminds me of what Blondie did with 'In the Flesh'. Lovely spacey instrumentation, and I seem to say this every song recently, but Lisa, best vocals I think you've done, really song and confident ... they soo suit this track.
A great clean lyrics... killer line:

You belong to more than me.

Give up your day jobs and tour the retro circuit!!!

Steve
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RacerX said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
thanks for commenting!
I appreciate the nice stuff you said. And I agree, Ledebutant's vocal are real smooth on this track, kudo to her.
thanks for stopping by
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Digging out spandex leggings and blonde wig and 4 inch heels...
I think it's okay for you to say the 'best vocals' on every song, Steve. I do it to you, I think! It's nice to think I'm getting better. How awful would it be if you were listening and thinking..'this is okay, but that vocal she did eight songs ago, that was really much better'? ;-p

Very cool to think of you listening to this in Malta. If you could eat some Malteasers at the same time, that would make my life complete.

Touring the retro circuit with Rx could be lots of fun. It's interesting that this song isn't in a style of music that I would usually listen to, but I did really enjoy singing it. I dunno if it's something I'd like to do more of though, working with Rx, yes, but not necessarily more retro-influenced stuff. I'm very glad you enjoyed it. Thanks!
echoroom said 3765 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
Honest ...
... that's not just empty back slapping, but the last tracks you've done, your voices seems to have grown in confidence. To tip - my trainer has me singing whilst i kneel on a swiss ball - says its really good to improve singing!

Nice piccie by the way - do you have a tan, or have you been photographically altered?

Steve
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ledebutant said 3764 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
Swiss Ball
I'd be impressed if you could sing on a Swiss ball whilst eating Malteasers. That's a good tip, must be for strengthening your core, which is good for all kinds of things, really.

That picture is just me and my iSight camera; in fact I almost didn't post it because the quality is much lower that usual...maybe that accounts for you liking it...the fewer pixels the better! ;-p Thanks for saying you like it. I might have a tan, but only a little one. I'm a quarter Chinese and Indian, so it doesn't take much sun.
echoroom said 3764 days ago (August 1st, 2007)
my pic...
... is rubbish, but all the whaky colours hide my wrinkles!

I haven't forgotten about april 13, but just haven't had a chance to work on it ... will try and do something in the next couple of weeks.

LOL

Steve
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MissChaos said 3769 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
sweet & fluffy
What a lovely tune, you guys. Transparent mix, sparkling separation. Very nostalgiac, Lisa & RacerX!
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RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
thanks
we're happy with the sound of the song, it is a simple song. and was easy to make. thank you very much for stopping by!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Miao
Thanks so much for what you said, Miss C. I'm happy that you liked it.
JohnnyCalling said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
songs like this
i dont think there's that many of them, which is too bad, because i really like these kind of songs, relaxing in the sunset on the beach - ish.
you cant help but relax when you hear this :) awesome job!
RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
relax
it is relaxing! I probably won't visit this style for a while.
i think 'll do something more edgy next. but for the summer, I think it works, thanks!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Edgy
Thanks for your kind words. I was concerned that people might dimiss this song as being too sweet or too retro, so it's really very nice to see that some people see those qualities as positives.

Of course, Rx is going to be a punkypants rebel the next time around, but I'll get him to come back this way, some time.
said 3768 days ago (July 27th, 2007)
Excellent collab folks...
I'm glad you decided to stick around Mr. X! Really nice music this. The mix sounds very Analog (like a good 50's mix should). And you ould be hard pressed to find a more fitting female vocal than Lisa's...Simply superb. Way to go on those background vocals girl.

Be well!
RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
analog
thanks for your comment!
I think the amplitube tube amp simulator plugin adds to the analog feel plus lots of reverb does too. The complete amplitube suite of plugins are pretty amazing, I only have the amp simulator, but there is an analog-simulating mastering and eq plugin called T-Racks that's real impressive. than ks for stopping by!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Amplitube
Thanks Mike. I think some of the overall analog sound comes from the TrackPlug 4 that I used on every track, plus the master. I could kick myself for having bought ChannelStrip for Garageband, which definitely has a more cold, brittle, digital sound to it, whereas the Wave Arts plug-in just does something magical to the sound. Mr. X is right about the Amplitube, as well. (Off topic, RacerX, you have the T-racks with your StealthPlug package, you just have to run your copy of Tracktion (which I've heard is easy to learn) if you want to use the T-Racks. I keep meaning to dive in and try that, myself, because I keep hearing great things about it, too).

Mike, thanks for the props on the backing vox for me, I've been trying new things with those lately (like actually having them...) so it's good to hear you enjoyed my experimenting. I'm glad RacerX decided to stick around.
michael2 said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
awesome
i loove your voice. and the song is great too. faved. really love your voice on this, did i say that already?
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RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
the voice
ledeb's voice makes this tune! I agree, thanks for your comment!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Michael
Aww, thanks, Michael. It was fun to sing with Rx's music.
said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
What is it!?!?
Is it "R" or is it "X"? Enlighten me for goodness' sake!

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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Help!
Help! I don't understand the question!
said 3764 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
Sorry...
...just a dumb joke on "Rx" in your note above. Nothing to understand. Just me and caffeine off on a whirlwind romance!

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ledebutant said 3764 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
AH
Caffeine is a cruel mistress. Sometimes I'll call Mr. X "Prescription Drug" for fun.
Vic Holman said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
hopefully ....
third times the charm.

last night I commented and crash. This afternoon comment and crash.

That must make me the official party crasher.

Anyway cool retro song w/Racer. Everything is dead on and TOGETHER for reminscing.

Just for the fun of it, It would of been cool with a dual slide solo like Santo's & Johnny's Sleepwalker. Just for the fun of it of course.
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cchaplin said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
This is great !
Aah, this brings me back to my youth, listening to "Tous les garçons et les filles" by Françoise Hardy.

very nice and nostalgic,
Christopher (the guy with the rings)
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RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Tous les garçons et les filles
Wow thank you for the nice comparison. thanks you for stopping by, Christopher!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Dear Guy with the Rings :-)
I'm very happy that you enjoyed this, Christopher. Thank you!
RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
read my mind
I had a slide solo melody ready to go for after the first chorus for 8 bars, I was pleasantly surprised to hear Ledebutant singin in that spot when she sent me a rough version, so I wanted her to go with the singing. Sometime, I might sing my verison this song, which is lryically similar but very light-weight, whereas Ledeb's words are more menaingful,
but saucy slide for sure
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RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
read my mind
I had a slide solo melody ready to go for after the first chorus for 8 bars, I was pleasantly surprised to hear Ledebutant singin in that spot when she sent me a rough version, so I wanted her to go with the singing. Sometime, I might sing my verison this song, which is lryically similar but very light-weight, whereas Ledeb's words are more menaingful,
but saucy slide for sure
thanks for stopping by!
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RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Vic
I responded to your comment and it popped into CChaplin's spot below
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Thanks Vic
I'm with you on the slide, especially since RacerX is a really good slide player! Dangit! I wish he'd told me I was singing all over his slide spot and should just shut up! I am a great big sucker for the slide geetar. Thanks so much for your comments and for putting macjams back to normal. I'm just glad it wasn't me who broke it this time.
DWL said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
Nicely done!
I actually got more of a Cowboy Junkies feel rather than 50s but there's no shame in that :-)

Beautifully understated in both singing and instrumentation.

Cheers

Dick


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RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
cheers
Definitely has a Cowboy Junkies feel, I never thoght about it. You have a good hear!
thanks for stopping by!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Yes
Cowboy Junkies agreement from me, too. Thanks Dick!
Leon said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
very effective.
Lisa demonstrates her versatility of style with this song. Nice vocal tone and vocal mixing on this one. If you say you started at macjams with hardly any experience in production, you've come a long way!

Racer X's retro instrumentals does provide the atmosphere for this sentimental song. Really takes me into that 50's mood.

I was thinking of a 1950's high school prom dance as I listened to this.

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RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
thanks Leon!
Ledeb really makes this track. the vocals are the star! thanks for the music comment!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Leon
Thanks so much for your kind words. I definitely started out here with zilcho experience with production. I really credit the advice and generosity of people here at macjams who have always been willing to listen and provide advice and guidance, for any improvement I've seen. Pie has been especially generous with his time and knowledge and I feel I should thank him every time I post something I've mixed.

Thanks Leon!
ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Oh...
..and thanks, Pie!
Feter said 3768 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
Sail Away
a classic .....and I like the last verse ..togther !
wonderfull ...just wonderfull ! playin singing ..!
colabs always the best thing in MJs ! well done
my friends !!!!!!!!!
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RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
collab
yes collabs are fun! and it it worked pretty easily. thanks for your nice comment!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Feter
Oh, thank you, Feter. What a nice comment. I agree that collaboration is just so much fun!
Peter Bauckham said 3767 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
Lisa
your vocals just keep getting better - you've also done an excellent mixing job here too. Nice, flowing and easy... An excellent piece! Peter
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RacerX said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
stronger
I agree, the vocals are perfect!
thanks for stopping by!
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Flowing and Easy
Thanks, Peter. This whole thing was pretty flowing and easy, all-around. It's so nice to hear that you enjoy the vibe of the song.
stevewhit said 3767 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
WOW!
Amazing!
I love it!
Thanks
Steve
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Thank you...
...and I like your sock monkey.
Ed Hannifin said 3767 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
This reminds me of the ending section...
...of Elizabeth Gilbert's 'Eat, Pray, Love', when she ends up back on that little island near Bali where she started her whole "spiritual journey", only the second time she's there with her new love...

If you really listen to it, this has a thoroughly modern sound, but it's built on that classic Fifties foundation... What you have ended up with is a blend... If you actually played it right after a Fifties hit, you'd hear it would sound more like a late Eighties into Nineties retro such as Mitchell Froom or Tchad Blake might have brought to a Richard Thompson or, yes, Suzanne Vega recording of around that time...

And with all the evolutions this year, that ledebutant vocal still keeps it solidly in that ledebutant sound, even though the backing is a change-up...

Ed

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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Ed!
I'm so happy you commented, because I had hoped you would weigh in on exactly what you did: whether this sounded modern or not. I initially had planned to dig up some tracks by female vocalists from the period to emulate the f/x, etc, but then I thought it might be better just to see what happened if I winged it. I had kind of hoped it would come out in the way you described, based on the period, but not completely out-dated, so I'm glad.

The backing vocals are a bit different for me, you're right. I think you guys are going to be sick of me doing back vocals from now on. Jim's backing vox on Sweet Baby really helped de-mystify the whole "what do I sing?" thing and I've felt much more comfortable adding them in, ever since then (hence the wacky In the Garden backing vox, I did).

Thanks so much for your input, Ed. I ALWAYS love hearing from you.
ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Ed!
I'm so happy you commented, because I had hoped you would weigh in on exactly what you did: whether this sounded modern or not. I initially had planned to dig up some tracks by female vocalists from the period to emulate the f/x, etc, but then I thought it might be better just to see what happened if I winged it. I had kind of hoped it would come out in the way you described, based on the period, but not completely out-dated, so I'm glad.

The backing vocals are a bit different for me, you're right. I think you guys are going to be sick of me doing back vocals from now on. Jim's backing vox on Sweet Baby really helped de-mystify the whole "what do I sing?" thing and I've felt much more comfortable adding them in, ever since then (hence the wacky In the Garden backing vox, I did).

Thanks so much for your input, Ed. I ALWAYS love hearing from you.
dajama said 3767 days ago (July 28th, 2007)
This is very beautiful
It has a timeless quality. The guitars are nicely balanced and mixed, and the drums and bass suit perfectly. The vocal performance is outstanding - dreamy, but aware. Nice playing and performances all over. And i love the ending. Kudos to both of you. Great collaboration. Nice work, and thanks for sharing. Peace.
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
David
Dreamy but aware...I like that. I think I need that on a tee-shirt. I'm happy that you liked the ending. I couldn't think of what the heck to do vocally to signify "The End" but RacerX took care of that with the music in his final mix. I like it, too.

Thank you!
renecalvo said 3767 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
another beautiful baby
seems to me there is enough material here for an album. is one in the works?

greetings from cambodia

rene
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
What are you doing in Cambodia?
I just dig the groovy places people are when they listen to macjams. How cool is it that my voice has been to places in the last few days that I haven't. I like it! Cambodia and Malta and Sheffield and Massachusetts and all kinds of places in-between.

You ask an interesting question, Rene. I think it's really complicated by the way I work, which is so collaborative and means I end up working in a bit of a mish-mosh, genre-wise. Then I tend to work with the same people more than once, so it starts to feel as though I should just keep going and do an EP with each multi-collaborator. To be honest, I kind of figured I would probably not put anything out as a ledebutant album, maybe ever...at least not until I am responsible for contributing more to the tracks. It would be lots of fun, though and I'm happy to hear you're thinking about it.

Thanks, and I hope you're having a nice time in Cambodia.
renecalvo said 3765 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
album
I think that if you review the material you have created there is already a loose narrative there, which could be exploited. Why not pick one of your favorite producers, go over the material you have developed, re-mix or re-record, what needs to be, to bring everything under one roof.

A massive project, but one I think you are ready to tackle.

This is entirely in my own self interest of course.... if one of you macjams superstars can make it in the larger world you will lift us all up. :)

just hanging in cambodia... rene
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bud said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
In my dream the dance is over and
the custodian is sweeping up the auditorium - he doesn't notice my date and I still slow dancing to the echoes of this tune - alone by the window with the moonlight falling on our shoulders as we sail away ... together

Beautiful work you two - simply wonderful.
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ledebutant said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Very Dreamy
I like your dream, Bud, very romantic and now that you mention it, this does have a very 'end of the dance' kind of vibe to it. Your image of two people holding each other close, the moonlight falling on them, no one in the world but the two of them and how much they love one another is a very beautiful thought.
said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
Sweetness!
Lots of good things here. Ledeb's voice is sweet...reminds me a combo of Veirs and Sandoval, nice playing but these things go without saying...
ledebutant said 3765 days ago (July 30th, 2007)
Hope and Laura
Thanks, Tom. I've been getting compared to those two a bit, lately, which is a huge compliment, so thank you. I especially love Hope Sandoval.


said 3766 days ago (July 29th, 2007)
endearing!
So much sweetness in all the aspects of this there is a timeless beauty in the music. The singing is very fitting and flowing. Thanks for the experience!
ledebutant said 3765 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
You Stayed!
Thanks, EB. I'm very happy to see you stuck around. Hooray!
Alannah said 3766 days ago (July 30th, 2007)
This ...
.. had me swaying along in a dreamlike state ... too bad it had to end and I opened my eyes and realized I was dancing with my broom .... but ah yes ... I got to re-visit the old prom days ... for a few golden moments. Very nicely sung Lisa ... and I didn't hear any "wobbling" whatsoever.
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apb said 3766 days ago (July 30th, 2007)
Not being American ..

.. I instantly associate this 50s sound backing with
any film featuring the American culture prom night
thang. eg. Back to the future...er .. before Marty gets
carried away... but that doesn't put me off .. its a great concept: the guitars, bass all have lovely tones to set the scene, simple and effective and Lisa gives a more modern, kinda "Sixpence none the richer" - Kiss me style pop-ier vocal, which suits very well. Fine performances all round and great mixing too Lisa.

I kinda would have liked to hear a little "da da da dum" "shoop shoop" "wop wop ooo" etc .. little barber shop quartet backing, in soft lullaby mode...but
that is probably just me :o)

Kudos to you both, great collab.
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The Infinites said 3765 days ago (July 30th, 2007)
Very impressive!
This is beautiful! It captures that "last dance" moment perfectly.

I don't know if you've heard this before, but I am hearing Dolores O'Riordan of the Cranberries here. Is that your Celtic roots coming through?!

Really - a top job all round, well done both.

Jim
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Schello said 3765 days ago (July 30th, 2007)
,-)
Fantastic..what else!

Schello
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timothy devine said 3765 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
nice
love your voice on this one.
so sweet
the way you phrase the lyric perfect
great tune
the fun and hard work pay off
this song is wonderful results


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Dj French Toast said 3765 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
what a
wonderful song . well mixed ......creamy vocals.......lovely flipflops on the beach sound . The song was a wonderful landscape I truly enjoyed this colab . Downloaded
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said 3765 days ago (July 31st, 2007)
After a return listen...
...I have only this to say:

"More please!"
BranDaMan said 3763 days ago (August 1st, 2007)
Good!!
what can I say that hasn't already been said. Truly amazing work! Loved it
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kristyjo said 3763 days ago (August 1st, 2007)
Great sound
It sounds 1950s, but it also has some nice production and vocal inflections that bring it forward half a century, too. Sweet piece!
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RacerX said 3763 days ago (August 2nd, 2007)
thank you all..
...for the nice comments, I wish I had time to respond to each comment. I'm getting ready to go out of town
peace
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Tiny_Man_Inside said 3763 days ago (August 2nd, 2007)
soothing
yeah, really soothing...
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SmokeyVW said 3760 days ago (August 4th, 2007)
a summer-y tune
i like the production: nice and crisp

love the vocals - and somehow your vocals just keep getting better with each new song - wow!

i thought this was in the present tense - until "sweeter than I remember" - a cool effect: we're actually remembering a romantic summer instead

thanks!
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Pie said 3760 days ago (August 5th, 2007)
What...
What a curious collaboration. Nice.


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lavalamp said 3755 days ago (August 10th, 2007)
Wow
What can I say? Great job. Loved it.
LL
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Macaudion said 3752 days ago (August 13th, 2007)
Kinda playing catch-up...
A Mighty fine piece of work, you two!

Intimate as all get out...

Playful.

Touchable... (I made that word up (I think) But it was like I could reach out to touch and feel all of the warm textures.

Your other stuff is hot, Lisa! - this is warm and beautiful.

Rich with Love.

Your singing - Lisa I've been listening to your singing, I'll bet, more than anyone here, lately - I can't believe how much MORE, you have to offer... This tune is the perfect one to host the additional confidence and body and warmth.

A pretty damn special tune by, apparently, two talented and pretty special people.

Sorry it had taken me so long to comment - I had commented and saved it in text editor, thinking that I hadn't quite said what I wanted to say, but these words pretty much reflect what I feel about this tune. It really is a nice piece of work.

Thanks!
Dion

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five_extra_arms said 3750 days ago (August 14th, 2007)
Our Toes Kiss The Water
Now that's romantic! It's a perfect line. Ledebutant, your vocal treatment is dreamy and genuine. You have a luscious voice and this song is loaded with imagery.

You two really worked well together on the songwriting parts, as I can't see the seam where your ideas were stapled together.

RacerX, I am so glad to hear more of your stuff. There is a dazzling glitter ball overhead. You achieved the sound you described.

Thanks for sharing!

Bob


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jaw said 3747 days ago (August 17th, 2007)
w0w
this song is super neato.......(that means it's beutiful)

keep up whatever it is you are doing......and ya!......you dont need to hear that from me........this song is IMO 100%........


jaw
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zallaz01 said 3742 days ago (August 23rd, 2007)
understated excellence
wow, just stumbled across this one Lisa it's terrific! 'nuff said!

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gail60 said 3740 days ago (August 24th, 2007)
Oh my!!!
I love this song. Absolutely gorgeous. You are such a talented singer and this was just awesome from start to finish. I wanted to thank you also for stopping my and becoming a fan on one of my songs. Coming from someone as talented as you makes it even nicer. I am looking forward to listening to more of your music. So impressive. Thanks for sharing!
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bonnieprincejohnny said 3727 days ago (September 7th, 2007)
Svelte.
Sweet.
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Estella said 3716 days ago (September 17th, 2007)
pretty
I happen to love the music box quality of the loosely tuned, staccato strings in the beginning, making it for me, better than a disco ball prom night song.

Beautiful singing and cutie-pie lyrics, Lisa!
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Outtaorbit said 3692 days ago (October 11th, 2007)
Sail Away
I really love this song....
My goodness. Maybe, you just can't type what you feel!
Shit!!!!!
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Helen Angel said 3672 days ago (November 1st, 2007)
Hi
Edie Brickell? Loved it. you're great!!
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magnatone said 3540 days ago (March 11th, 2008)
Sail Away
I'm SO late to this party, you'll probably never see the comment BUT, let me just say to probably nobody, I REALLY like this! Your vocals are gorgeous (as usual), and this collab really strikes me as very successful. I love that feel of an old doo-wap song (not quite, but do you know what I mean?), so this song makes me feel warm and fuzzy all over. I really really admire your great voice and how you're able to apply it in so many different situations and types of music. this is great - thanks
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ledebutant said 3540 days ago (March 11th, 2008)
So Sweet
You're just a doll and I do usually end up seeing everything people say, because I have that deputydoofy code that makes new comments light up in flames. I just have a hard time keeping up with life and commenting on new songs, alone, but I do so appreciate it when people say anything about older songs. This one is a special one to me. Thanks so much for the vote of confidence regarding my singing in different situations. I'm struggling with the vocal on something right now, so it helps to get a thumbs up!
Heightened said 3531 days ago (March 21st, 2008)
Not a MacJammer of many words but
this is absolutely wonderful! Awesome! Fantastic! Brilliant! GREAT! U-la-la! And something to slow dance to - thank you!
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timothy devine said 3527 days ago (March 24th, 2008)
Back again
Liked this and wanted to get another dose.
peace
t

something so very soothing about your vox
thanks
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ledebutant said 3527 days ago (March 25th, 2008)
Sweet
Thanks so much, Tim. I'm happy it soothes you. :)

woofer3 said 3512 days ago (April 9th, 2008)
nobody could
find fault with this in anyway. It's a well written and constructed song. Also you have a very appealing and soothing voice.

John.
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ILoveVariousArtists said 3511 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Wonderful summer
Lovely languid arrangement. Beautifully played and sung - and the almost out of tune harmony on the chorus is divine. One of those little things that send chills down your spine on an deceptively lovely track.
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ILoveVariousArtists said 3511 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Wonderful summer again
I meant, deceptively lonely track - but that too!
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ILoveVariousArtists said 3511 days ago (April 10th, 2008)
Wonderful summer again
I meant, deceptively lonely track - but that too!
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kassia said 3491 days ago (April 29th, 2008)
Brilliant
This is absolutely charming. A perfect time-warp. Lisa your vocals are wonderful. I love the background vox. Great sound all around. Thank you for sharing this.
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davisamerica2 said 3490 days ago (April 30th, 2008)
Love your music here.
I would like to praise you for this music produced here, but am compelled to praise you on your determination to thank all that have praised you. Look at all the hearts your music has touched. I envy the reward you have received in blessing others. I too, feel blessed. I look for more. Terry
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ledebutant said 3490 days ago (May 1st, 2008)
Sweetness
Terry, the opportunity to post music here and be part of the wonderful community and share all this with you guys is probably the brightest part of my life after my family. Sometimes I feel like one of the luckiest people on earth. Thank you so much for what you said here. I'm truly grateful.
BossHook said 3473 days ago (May 18th, 2008)
I am such
a sucker for slow dance 50's style tunes. LeDeb gives it a real alternative modern touch - your voice is so right on when it is unaffected. I'll take this to summer camp with me and make out by the campfire to it!
Robert Rayner said 3467 days ago (May 24th, 2008)
Just found your song
Sorry Im so late, but so many songs to listen to.

But so glad I did, so beautifull, your voice is so sweet.

Please do some more ballads
Check out my latest song called She Dreams of Love
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Name: Lisa
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I've been writing songs since 2005, which I tried initially because GarageBand made it possible for me to play with music for the first time since college, and I found very quickly that I really loved songwriting and in my time here at Macjams, I've ... [see more]

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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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