Don't let the glasses fool you (Miss Lovely Eyes prefight)

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Don't let the glasses fool you (Miss Lovely Eyes prefight)

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Miss Lovely Eyes
Due: Friday, 04/02/21 9:59am PDT
optional challenge: Mix acoustic and electronic percussion
yourbandname_mle.mp3 sent to fightmaster@songfight.org
Subject: Miss Lovely Eyes
Body: (your band name)
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Reason: make normal
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Anybody want a simple drum/bass/guitar track to decorate and sing over? I’m in the mood to make one but not a full song. PM me if interested.

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Post by daveyboy103 »

Song submitted.

Searched around the house for some things to bang for the real percussion bit of the challenges, tea cups, feather dusters, hands.

Preview here if anyone is interested:

https://soundcloud.com/davidharrington/miss-lovely-eyes

New to this but I have to say this weekly challenge really takes your mind of the whole lockdown thing.

Peace all
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I am working on a song that would be nice for a 60s beat group. It has some handclaps (optional challenge).
The final mix will be send through a mono tube amp. It's retro time!
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In.
daveyboy103 wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:21 am
Song submitted.
Don't forget to put the lyric here: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12069
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I finished mixing mine last night but will sit on it to see if there's any changes I want to make, but I think it's pretty much done. I tried something new this time around with recording and recorded all my vocals with my iPhone and the wired apple headphones using an app called Voloco. I'm surprised with how well the recording quality sounds and will definitely be using it again in the future, I think next time I will record the main vocals with my old school pc/condenser mic set up and backing vocals with the iPhone. The app has a lot of vocal processing settings so it will be fun to play around with more of it in the future!
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Pigfarmer Jr wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:29 pm
In.
daveyboy103 wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:21 am
Song submitted.
Don't forget to put the lyric here: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12069
Done
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Egad, I just Googled the title.

Also, this:
https://ridiculouslyinteresting.com/201 ... -own-face/
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AJOwens wrote:
Mon Mar 29, 2021 1:55 pm
Egad, I just Googled the title.
Oh sweet Jesus. What the actual fuck. That’s some “The Orphanage” level shit right there.
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AJOwens wrote:
Mon Mar 29, 2021 1:55 pm
Egad, I just Googled the title.
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Also I'm in.
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Just submitted! A nice little ditty about shyness and unrequited love.
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I'm in. Like Heine, I will be submitting some 60's bubblegum pop about pining for someone. Channeling Gerry and the Pacemakers or something like that
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I'm in too. Last week I tried to write a mixed 3/4 and 4/4 song and failed to come up with anything good. This week I tried to write something with a single time signature and end up with a decent song with both 3/4 and 4/4 parts, go figure.
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Deleted lyrics (misposted)
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I think you want to post your lyrics here: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12069

Duncan wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:32 am
Miss Lovely Eyes
Duncan Martin

C Em
Idle talk with the boys down on the boardwalk
C Em
Saltwater taffy up the pier where the tourists shop
Fmaj7 Am
She’d be gone long before the autumn frost
Fmaj7 Am
Just clamshell air, creosote stairs and some car exhaust
D F
Those days are lost

Ohhh Miss Lovely Eyes
She charged me once for a side but she gave me plate of fries
I was still a couple years too young to drive dad’s car
But I always made a point to put a dollar in the mason jar
At the snack bar

Jimmy said that she was a cousin of some of those Bixby boys
A full head taller than me and I was playing with toys
She could have probably taken her pick of all the guys
Maybe I’d forget her in November when the snowflakes fly
Oh who was I

Ohh Miss Lovely Eyes
I won five tickets at the ring toss but I don’t want their prize
It would be too late by the time I finally asked her on a date
Even if I did, who’s to say that we would even relate

E7 Am
Maybe some day when everythings changed 10 years from now
E7 Am
We’ll recognize each other but we won’t know how
Fmaj7 Am
And I won’t be some kid who had to ride his bike to town
Fmaj7 Am
And she won’t be the girl who’s sick of hanging round
D F
Selling burgers at the fairgrounds
C Em
Ohhhhhh Miss Lovely Eyes (repeat C-Em, repeating the title)
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Thx Sweeney
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Duncan wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:22 pm
Thx Sweeney
Np!
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I'm in with something that's a little bit like jazz

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Finally came around with something I didn't hate, put the instrumentation together at work on garageband and added vocals in reaper after.
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In with a little ditty, exploring the idea of falling for someone without having seen their entire face, or being within 6 feet of them. (The pics of that contest were helpful). All my drums are technically electronic so experimented with mixing digital style drums with analog style drums, which I have done quite a bit in the past. Hope you all enjoy.
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In. Wrote, recorded and "mixed" in a few hours.
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A friend wrote some lyrics and we've recorded the outline of a song -- it's already well past the deadline, but I'll see if I can get something in before the fight is posted.
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