#1December 5th, 2011 · 06:57 PM
90 threads / 73 songs
263 posts
United Kingdom
It Was Always You
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This song is not in a battle


Second song with my new band!

I wrote the lyrics, vocal melody, and played acoustic guitar in this one .

Not quite finished, looking for some ideas for improvements! (is the lead too "mental" maybe?)

Let me know what you think!

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#2December 6th, 2011 · 03:32 AM
371 threads / 187 songs
3,384 posts
United Kingdom
Your vocs are improving - keep it up

The electric guitar is OK, but the mix need some work.

Drums sound flat, boost mids and trebles
Work on the panning of acoustic
Put a de-esser on your vox, perhaps add some echo (no repeats style) or a little reverb, or double track using Haas effect.
Bass guitar needs raising in the mix, this will soften the electric guitar a bit and give a fuller sound overall

The band may sound better coming in at the 1.20 mark

Keep working on it, has potential
#3December 6th, 2011 · 08:19 PM
77 threads / 59 songs
920 posts
Netherlands
really nice song!
the intro is long, it might get more interesting with a little (spare) arrangement in the background?
Ending could be more clear/ worked out for me...
guitar could use some EQ/mixing treatment, vox too, drums and bass also..
most important: the song has a charm!
Produce it as it deserves, maybe ask somebody else to remix ,with a fresh ear..?
#4December 7th, 2011 · 05:59 AM
117 threads / 27 songs
1,057 posts
Germany
I´d give same advices as mentioned above by Denis and Max.
You wanna know if the lead is too mental ? If you mean ´weird´, crazy´ , ´unusual´ I´d say : No!! Fits very good. In my taste. He´s a good guitarist and he should show it.
You guys are on a good track.

U.L.I.
#5December 13th, 2011 · 01:15 AM
32 threads / 28 songs
201 posts
United States of America
This song has great potential, even though the recording is a little raw- it doesn't really detract from my being able to enjoy the music.

And again, I love your vocals. I'd love to get it in my vocal booth here and play around with some double tracking and maybe some harmonies. 
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