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#1January 24th, 2006 · 06:54 PM
29 threads / 14 songs
355 posts
Poland
I like doing nothing
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Score: 84.1%
Rank: 4th
Battle: 2006-08


A new song of mine - hope you like.

I'd love to know what you think, please.

The lyrics are as follow:

In fact, no one has time anymore,
Why should we hide it - we all need to try and catch our life
But how about less noise around us?
And fewer phone calls, fewer meetings, fewer places....?

Chorus:  La la la la la I like doing nothing,
               La la la la la absolutely nothing
               La la la la la I like wasting my time
               La la la la la completely

HOPE YOU CAN INDENTIFY
JBP

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#2January 24th, 2006 · 08:02 PM
38 threads / 36 songs
118 posts
Italy
Nice surprise!  Hearing Polish reminds me of the childhood trips to Warsaw (name's Sverchevsky, by the way, or Swierczewski, if you like) and makes this song stand out from "the crowd".  Other than that...I hope you get paid for doing this: it's a professional job just like the rest of your songs.
#3January 24th, 2006 · 10:52 PM
42 threads / 1 songs
556 posts
United States of America
Very groovy bass! It has a very strange beat....I can't quite place the influence.
The strings were also a very nice touch, the timing was quite good with those.
As always, this is a professional job.
#4January 25th, 2006 · 01:20 AM
6 threads / 5 songs
72 posts
United States of America
Lyrics... No matter what the language, I can understand your point of view (through your translation).  I enjoy the opportunity to hear songs in my non-native (English) tongue, so thank you for that!

The instrumentation is a little too synthetic for my tastes.  Kind of reminds me of 70's porn (not that I'd know)  

But your voice is tremendous... Your songwriting ability is likewise tremendous.  In fact, I think that the same song, delivered through the vehicle of a rock band, would be near flawless.

Thanks for the upload!
#5January 25th, 2006 · 12:50 PM
31 threads / 5 songs
178 posts
Spain
Brilliant this brought a smile to my face!! I love the funky feel. Never saw much porn in the 70s so I can't eleborate on what yeahigotadayjob said, but there is quite a mix in sounds in this track that seem to blend together well. I thought that the string sounds in the verses (for example around 2:00) were either a touch too loud or too dry - not too sure, but for some reason they stood out to me.

The sound quality, depth, and detail are all up there. Goes without saying that the vocals are great 

and yeh, I can relate to the lyrics - great track!
#6January 25th, 2006 · 02:16 PM
54 threads / 29 songs
1,552 posts
United Kingdom
Seriously funky bass.  The whole thing is, once again constructed, played, sung, and recorded superbly.  You certainly know how to put together a decent sound.
I suppose my only criticism has to be that I think you overdo the whistling towards the end.  Other than that, almost perfect!!! 
 
#7January 25th, 2006 · 02:40 PM
187 threads / 27 songs
2,798 posts
Germany
YES!
That's it. I like the dry strings and the weired brasses at the beginning. All in all again a successful record.
#8January 25th, 2006 · 07:28 PM
160 threads / 88 songs
1,666 posts
United States of America
Absolute Genius....  

   I love it.....   Very cool flow.....   Just knocked my bloody socks off......
 
             Great work......   I feel this way more and more every day...  Especially because I am on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week....   eeeecch....
                    JimK
#9January 26th, 2006 · 10:15 PM
102 threads / 59 songs
204 posts
Canada
Yes. That intro just took it right from the beginning. Loving every second of it. The violin and slap bass make really interesting contrast. I don't understand a word of what I'm guessing is Polish but what I can read in English is amazing.
#10May 26th, 2006 · 06:28 PM
7 threads / 7 songs
29 posts
United States of America
i like doing nothig
love the funk bass and spanish taste to it  i love this
#11June 30th, 2006 · 08:25 AM
77 threads / 45 songs
2,296 posts
United States of America
hi
Very nice song JBP...enjoyed listening to this tune

Ralph
#12August 4th, 2006 · 03:17 AM
9 threads / 4 songs
209 posts
India
hey this is nice....
but not much i like...
so ...well ...

but the idea was great..the english lyrics simple and great...
and liked the music and especially the chording...

keep doing what your best at!!!
#13August 8th, 2006 · 07:13 PM
10 threads / 10 songs
37 posts
Slovenia
Oh yeah, this is cool. You're perfect. I like the lyrics (I've read the English lyrics because I don't understand Polish).
#14August 9th, 2006 · 02:19 AM
3 posts
United States of America
nice funky wish i new whar you were saying
#15August 11th, 2006 · 04:40 AM
66 threads / 55 songs
697 posts
United States of America
wow very nice.

I like the variety of instruments. I'm assuming you played all the guitars. what did you use for strings, bass, etc? strings sound very realistic.

someone said this song played by a rock band would sound especially nice. I'll second that, though I think it sounds fine as is.

I guess my only critique would be that it sounds a bit too clean... or, software-ish... for my ears.

anyway, good song.
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