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Got My Eyes On You (LIOLI 8)


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Sorry to post this early, my kid is sick, so there is a good chance I won't be around for a couple of days. This was pretty fun to do, i turned the loop into a drum part and a bass/synth part. I was trying to channel a few different vibes at once: Magazine, Gang of Four, Can, Tones on Tail, Visage, Dead or Alive, some disco, Fugiya and Miyagi.... I would never have written a song like this if it weren't for the challenge. No introspection here, just me tossing together some lyrics based on how I felt when i met my wife years ago. Think of this as post punk disco influenced banality. Just crank it up and bob your head a little, and I'll be happy.
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Lyrics
i said hello
you gave me a smile
and you said your name

you look so sweet
as you're dragging your feet
as you head to your job

you look so cute
when you're driving your car
as you pull in the lot

you say the word
and i'll follow you round
like a little dog

and now that i've met you
i really gotta know you
i'm hoping you'll be there
i really wanna see you
and now that i've met you
i really gotta know you
i'm hoping you'll be there
i, i got my eyes on you
got my eyes on you
got my eyes on you
i got my eyes on you
i, i, i

you're just what i want
you're just what I need
i got my eyes on you

i said hello
you gave me a smile
and you said your name

you look so sweet
as you're dragging your feet
as you head to your job

and now that i've met you
i really gotta know you
i'm hoping you'll be there
i really wanna see you
and now that i've met you
i really gotta know you
i'm hoping you'll be there
i, i got my eyes on you
got my eyes on you
got my eyes on you
i got my eyes on you
Song Stats
Hits: 3696
Comments: 33
Fans: 30
Plays: 169
Downloads: 118
Votes: 4
Uploaded: Sep 26, 2008 - 05:59:44 PM
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008 - 06:12:00 PM Last Played: Jan 17, 2017 - 10:47:46 PM
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Hardware:
intel mini mac, m-audio 49e keyboard, fender telecaster. MXL USB mic, Line 6 toneport
Software:
LE8, Eve softsynth, line 6 gearbox
Comments
Char said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
Hey, that ought to
charm the pants off of Dr. Lioli. Wrong image? Sorry about your child. Bad timing to be ill over a weekend.
This was good. Thank you. (And glad you didn't let her get away.)
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michael2 said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
thanks Char
glad you liked my little slice of new wave. as for the wife, i pursued her for years. and now our little girl has my eyes and her hair. worked out great.
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Estella said 3284 days ago (November 20th, 2008)
Michael
That is just about the sweetest thing I've heard in a while. My husband pursued me for years, too. And I'm so glad he had the patience!

And I am completely stunned by the vocal performances I'm hearing from you. This was fantastic!
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Feter said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
Got My Eyes On You
this is cool Michael ...the tele just great there ...
very nice arrangement yes ..,more 80s very cool how
sing this ..special feel there...Kudos .thnx alot
for sharin !!!!
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michael2 said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
thanks Feter
always good to see you stop by. thanks for the props.
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Peter Bauckham said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
Interesting influences
on this. It certainly has the rhythmic qualities of Can and a bit of Tones on Tail. Love those bands so a big thumbs up from me. Nothing worse than a sick child - hope they're feeling better soon.

Peter
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michael2 said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
thanks Peter
can is king in my book, this doesn't sound like them at all but the rhythm reminded me of them for some reason. the guitar definitely has a daniel ash feel to it though. so glad you liked it. thanks for stopping by.
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Moviz said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
Very
catchy and a great moving beat. Good lyrics too and you sing it great, cheers M
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apocafunk said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
its got some bounce to it...
very cool/steady vibe. its definitely got that "head nodding" quality. very enjoyable, and excellent production. great job
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wurzel said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
Nice
80's feeling going on here. I like :-)
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peacepiano said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
Beat
Very cool vocal. Like your use of the loop as bass rhythm. Everything in the mix works to support what you are doing with the vocals. Enjoyed!

Thanks
Bill
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stacey said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
Me likey~
This is pretty groovy! Downloaded! Thanks so much!
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announcer said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
everything is here
Great pop lyrics ... cool rhythm track ... great vocals ... great guitar parts.

First class entry that deserves much wider play.
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particledots said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
Nice one
Cheers Michael
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dajama said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
This works really well
The rhythm is cool and the vocal works well. Nice lyrics, and a great vocal performance. The arrangement is nice - a grooving, infectious blend. Very cool, and a really creative approach to the loop. Nicely done. Peace.
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sloparts said 3339 days ago (September 26th, 2008)
Not only that
but you wrote a song with lyrics to go along with it. And might I add a pretty cool song at that. Love the lyrics Michael and what you did with that awful loop is outstanding.

Very cool song and one that sure to cause a lot of pain to the Dr. Great job my friend.

Ed
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rsorensen said 3339 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
cool song
love that popcorn synth line and the whole intense vibe of this song. reminds me of (good) INXS in the chorus. you sang this with such conviction too. cool that you could go back to that headspace. hope your kid feels better soon
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Skean said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
Wow
This is one of the best I've heard from u... Just wow... Downloaded.. Cheers
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HenriROGERsoloandbands said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
Dirty guitar

But very nice song .
cjdaley said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
strawberry glory
Like this little xylophone thing you get going and the electro bass is simple yet very cool. This is way better than anything have Fuyiga and Miyagi have done so far, IMHO
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davisamerica said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
bobbing and smiling
INDEED! Michael you make it sound so easy. Hope the kiddo gets better real soon.
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Diviner said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
Certainly had my head nodding
I liked the simple but effective arrangement and the lyrics are really good. Really good track, honest. I really liked it. Hope your kid gets well soon.
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Vic Holman said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
stalking....
..... well kinda. boy this is a bit different from you. But it sure came out cool. production and the layers in the mix sound excellent!
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BossHook said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
I think
you really mastered this genre and vibe with this tune. From the drum sounds and synths to the guitar effects and vocal delivery this reminded me of high school days in the 80s
Rik_Berryere said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
Love the Xylophone
...and my head is definitely bobbing along, with a little sideways rhythm too. Love the smooth, terse and subtly sweet menace in the vocals... just a great track all the way around.

Dunno why Doc Lioli whacks the hornet nest thinking he's going to defeat MacJammers when it just triggers gems like this. Thanks for an incredible entry, Michael!
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WillyB said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
TIGHT!
..and GREAT feel. Reminds me of "love and rockets" .."so alive", and I love that one too.
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bud said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
I'm bobbin -
and will be for a long time. Hope you're happy. Like what you did with the challenge. Really not your usual as you said - which is what's so cool about these challenges.
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yrp said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
This is
different for you and very coo, I may add.
I enjoyed the "sensuality" of the vocals, reminded me of Bowie.It is a directionI would like to hear more.I wish I could get a tele right now, because it sounds really great as you mentioned.
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said 3338 days ago (September 27th, 2008)
While the Evil Dr. trys to figure out
the meaning of the lyrics in this weapon, the insidious loop will be winding it way into the Q-37 LOPMAL-CARSAP and destroying it from the inside out. Another great way to help us win the war.

Keep up the good work Super Looper

CSP
Alannah said 3338 days ago (September 28th, 2008)
M2 songs .....
.. never cease to amaze me ..... I am finally getting around to listening to some of the LIOLI entries .... so far only two ... and both so different .... I suppose I couldnt find a loop in a haystack ! Your wife is lucky that you are still thinking of her when you write songs !
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Ed Hannifin said 3337 days ago (September 28th, 2008)
These ancient ears...
...hear echoes of INXS, and a whole lotta Eighties...Pretty crunchy guitar sound for a Telecaster...

Sounds really good, really tight, truly brings on the head bob...

Hope your kid feels better soon. Whatever came through this part of the world left those who had it feeling pretty wiped out for a few days...A lot of napping is called for...

Ed
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Lennon714 said 3336 days ago (September 29th, 2008)
a great
mix of influences that translates in to an interesting hybrid of a song. Totally works and sounds great. I hope your daughter is feeling better.
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five_extra_arms said 3336 days ago (September 29th, 2008)
Plinka Plinka Plinka
Killer track Michael!

I love it when you toss a few lyrics together and end up with a hit. Amazing. I hear so many great things in this song. Your vocals are the best. The plinka plinka plinka sound has me thinking of the Close To Me video with the Cure in the wardrobe falling off a cliff - Robert Smith is playing his comb (ask cjdaley about my video idea based on this) and your wicked guitar. Whew. I always try to prepare myself for your new songs, but this one took my by surprise and totally floored me.

I love it man.


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tempie said 3335 days ago (September 30th, 2008)
follow the loop like a little dog
I like the xylophone that follows the vocal melody and the backups that swell out from behind the vocals on the chorus. And of course the lyrics are down my alley. Would have been a lot of black shirts dancing to this at the all ages club in the 80's.
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SmokeyVW said 3335 days ago (September 30th, 2008)
what loop?
80's all right. digging that xylophone phrase. the beat is immanently danceable. totally forgot about that loop. nice.

thanks


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DeputyDoofy said 3332 days ago (October 3rd, 2008)
Nice job!
Lioli has NO choice but to LIKE this.
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Heightened said 3251 days ago (December 24th, 2008)
I was rolling with it
from the first bar. GREAT GUITAR mixed with super rhythm. I'm starting to feel wholly inadequate.
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