Nur Ein XV Round Zero "This is Fine"

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Nur Ein XV Round Zero "This is Fine"

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Welcome to the Nur Ein XV!

How do you enter?
Submit an original song by May 10th at 11:59 PM(Eastern) that fits the following criteria

Title: This is Fine
Challenge: Lyrics must include a contradiction.

(An example would be Tracy Bonham's "Mother Mother" where she sings I'm hungry, I'm dirty, I'm losing my mind, Everything's Fine!, or Oasis' "Champagne Supernova" which has the lyric Slowly walking down the hall, faster than a cannonball

Send your MP3 to nurein.sidefight@gmail.com

Good luck!
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I think it was Matchy Matchy who already covered the obvious lyrical topic in 2018, round zero, "Trial By Fire." So I'll try to think up something else for my entry.
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I have an copy of the "This is Fine" comic autographed by KC Green in my dining room. Maybe I have to enter.
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Nur Ein XV - Round 0 Listening Party is Monday, May 11 at 9 pm EDT. Given past participation, I'm thinking we will hit 20-25 songs.

If people are into it, I'll add the newly added SongFight 'Expert Opinion'. If it's not up, we can play those sounds at the Round 1 LP.

Don't forget to record your artist IDs or anything else you'd like as filler for the LP!

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Nuke Skyblaster Reporting for DUTY!!! is in

(my daughter came up with the name. We must indulge our children)
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I sent something. First Nur Ein since III !
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sending in something now
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I'm in. Time will tell whether the third verse of my song was the right place for a geomorphology lesson.
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In.

It's very late here. I haven't stayed up this long to finish something since uni ten years ago. The title for this round reflects my opinion of the song I made quite well at this point.
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Mandibles are IN under the wire here. Really happy with it, can't wait to hear all the submissions!
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BYD is in. 10 Years straight in Nur Ein!
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I'm in. I don't like it much. There is clipping and hideousness of production. It was done very, very quickly. But I'm in and I am once again A Person Who Participates in Things in a SongWriting Fashion. I have not written a song that wasn't for some comedic theater purpose in a sadly long while. This is Growth, and I am accepting imperfection today. Ugh.
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RangerDenni wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 9:29 pm
I'm in. I don't like it much.

This is Growth, and I am accepting imperfection today. Ugh.
Welcome to the club! That that does not crash the machine shall make us stronger!

Glad to see RangerDenni in the mix!
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BoffoYux wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 9:36 pm

Glad to see RangerDenni in the mix!
Thanks! It's nice to be around and good to see you too. xx
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Whoa, am I counting right that there are 41 entries???
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Lunkhead wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 10:18 pm
Whoa, am I counting right that there are 41 entries???
Jaaay-zus! I'm glad I didn't submit a fart now. Although that would have made the judges lives easier. Dont envy them.
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There are 42 songs. Don't forget the most important one!
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vowlvom wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 10:43 pm
There are 42 songs. Don't forget the most important one!
Yours is the best one Vom. Well - I haven’t listened yet - but I’m sure it will be!!
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Your brown-nosing has been noted.
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Last year Chumpy provided a zip of all the songs with the tags set correctly to display as one album on media players etc. and I found it useful, so here's the same thing for this round:

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I'm in. Unless I'm mistaken, I haven't been a Nur Ein competitor since Nur Ein XIII. And this is the first Nur Ein I've ever participated in for which there were more than 25 entries in Round Zero. (Cheese and crackers, sixteen cuts!)

I went out of my comfort zone this time around and approached the songwriting differently from usual in a few ways. I'll elaborate more when I post reviews. I was pretty happy with the end result, but then I started listening to the other entries, and now I'm not sure I'll even make it to round one!

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vowlvom wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 11:12 pm
Last year Chumpy provided a zip of all the songs with the tags set correctly to display as one album on media players etc. and I found it useful, so here's the same thing for this round:
NUR EIN XV ROUND ZERO
THANK YOU SO MUCH! I was about to manually download them all for the LP.

A heads up - I'm going to try and get started on time for the listening Party.
Some work stuff came up and I might be delayed, or at least the preshow might be shorter.

Thanks!

Tommy G
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