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Close Your Eyes (Lullaby)

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a tender song about an intimate bedroom scene... This is my most recent work, and is the foundation of an emerging singer-songwriter style. I have done vocals in other genres as well, to get an idea of what I'm capable of vocally: check out "Don't Come Too Close" and also "Amame pero dejame" in my music posts - a rock and a popera vocal, respectively. For this piece, I really just wanted to tell the story- and not over-think the technique - I hope you can relate.
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“Close Your Eyes”

Verse 1

Close your eyes, baby
Tomorrow is another day
It will be okay

Close your eyes, baby
Let your dreams take you far away
Know I’m here to stay


Tonight let’s sail away
Let peace wash over us like waves
Tonight let’s fly away
On the wings of the love we’ve been looking for

Nothing’s more beautiful
Than seeing you sleep by my side
Holding on to your dreams so tight
Nothing’s more beautiful
Than knowing I’ll wake up and see you next to me
It’s no fantasy
You and me



Chorus (x3)


Close your eyes, baby
Let your dreams take you far away
Know I’m here to stay.

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Uploaded: Aug 06, 2007 - 07:56:57 PM
Last Updated: Aug 11, 2007 - 01:13:21 AM Last Played: Aug 04, 2019 - 04:15:25 AM
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TobinMueller said 4394 days ago (August 7th, 2007)
Masterful pop rock
The strong writing of a Billy Joel combined with sultriness of a Marc Anthony, all in a sort of soft rock musical theatre package. Excellent track. You display a mastery of the form. Well done. Is that you singing? I'd love to know more about the recording.
Check out my latest song called Momentary Undertow
djdrshaman said 4394 days ago (August 7th, 2007)
thank you tobin
I usually struggle with lyrics, and every vocal that I give is different, depending on what I feel is best for the song. This vocal came down to just natural delivery- ie not thinking too much about technique etc. Yes, you are able to pick up on all the subtle influences in my music- you have a discerning ear and experience. I have much to learn from you- and would appreciate any guidance. Again, I tracked the piano first (to rhythmic loops from plug-in stylus RMX) - and then I build the rest of the arrangement. The vocal is always the last piece of the puzzle to be put into place.

Check out my latest song called The Stoning
ceilidh said 4394 days ago (August 7th, 2007)
great sound
all the instruments, piano, violins, harp??, drums, bongos etc. it has great, rich sound and so warm feeling. The piano is truly beautiful. And the vocals are simply fantastic. I really appreciate and enjoy the story, which is TOLD by the singing. Because it is not just a singing, in the vocals are expressed all the feelings which are the lyrics about. Truly lovely.
Check out my latest song called Gartan Mother's Lullaby
djdrshaman said 4394 days ago (August 7th, 2007)
thank you
celie - thank you for listening to my song - this came from a really deep place in my soul- and i am glad i was able to share that warmth with you. i also tried to tell the story the best that I could through a natural delivery of the phrases, like whispering in a lover's ear. i am looking forward to exploring your work as well in the time ahead. Much peace and love to you this day. :)

Check out my latest song called The Stoning
said 4392 days ago (August 9th, 2007)
Great !
WOW Jon, this really what you are, and as i know you, great from the beginning. Loved this piece, great words, I'M IMPRESSED BY YOUR SINGING, and the loops you used it are more than beautiful, the guitar loops is very tasty and as always your playing is amazing !
Thanks for this piece

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Char said 2436 days ago (December 16th, 2012)
Not at
all disappointed. A very polished and professional piece. I never came across your posts until today. How fortunate for me! Thanks.
Check out my latest song called Bound, v2. w Music by Dirigent
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