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#1098506 - 01/12/16 02:25 PM Here and Now  
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This one's for Bowie. There's no imitation of him here, just his old familiar presence in my head driving me to get things done. It needs some sound tweaking, but that can wait.

Remember you are alive. Never forget to be amazed by the here and now.

http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=13295162

[Linked Image]

Here and Now

As I gaze through my eyes
At the infinite skies
I can hear spirits whispering
Here and now
All these wonders unfold
As the story is told
How we pass through the here and now

Like the song of the bird
Like the wandering herd
I belong to the miracle
Here and now
Like a wave on the sea
Like the wind in the tree
I belong to the here and now

Here and now, all my time will allow
Here and now, I'm alive somehow
Like a wave on the sea
Like the wind in the tree
I belong to the here and now

All we daughters and sons
Are the fortunate ones
Who belong to this miracle
Here and now
See the lines that we cast
To the future from past
Never capturing here and now

Here and now, all our time will allow
Here and now, we're alive somehow
Like a wave on the sea
Like the wind in the tree
We belong to the here and now

Yes, I belong to the here and now

Mark Kaufman, January 2016

#1098508 - 01/12/16 03:04 PM Re: Here and Now [Re: Mark Kaufman]  
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Hi Mark,


Yeah, that's really nice.


Calvin


The Bright Lights Of Hollywood http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart


#1098509 - 01/12/16 03:13 PM Re: Here and Now [Re: Calvin]  
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Mark:

I agree with Calvin. Very nice work. I know you will be working on this one a little more so I won't offer any "nits" expect the vocal could be raised a tad above the mix. Much talent, my friend. Great to hear another of your songs. ----Dave

#1098511 - 01/12/16 04:30 PM Re: Here and Now [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Thanks guys! Dave, I don't mind hearing any nits. In fact, one of the things I thought was that the vocal was too loud...! I wanted to bring some of the other instruments up, like the piano, and tone down the loud cymbals...but I thought the lead vocal might be TOO loud...maybe I'm wrong! Appreciate the observation, thanks.

#1098549 - 01/13/16 04:37 PM Re: Here and Now [Re: Mark Kaufman]  
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Dave, after your comment I realized you were right...I couldn't make out certain phrases in that lead vocal. Remixed and fixed—thank you for the suggestion. smile

#1098614 - 01/14/16 04:02 PM Re: Here and Now [Re: Mark Kaufman]  
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Hey Mark

I'm a fan! For years now, I'm a fan!

Cheers
Paul


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Complacency is failure's mentor.
Book of Paulverbs
#1098693 - 01/15/16 08:40 PM Re: Here and Now [Re: Paul H. Gaines]  
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Beautiful, Mark. Good to know you're still writing and singing.

Ricki

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#1098695 - 01/15/16 08:45 PM Re: Here and Now [Re: Ricki E. Bellos]  
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pretty cool Mark!Now all we can hope for is a lot of outtakes and rareties music from the Bowie Camp!Mike

#1098710 - 01/16/16 06:08 AM Re: Here and Now [Re: Mark Kaufman]  
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Hi Mark,

Love it. It's got that classic early 70's Brit Pop sound, which is near to my heart. You sing it with more soul than Tony Burrows could've. I love a lyric that's got a bit of Zen in it. I hear your Lennon influence..and that modulation up a whole step was woven in so well I didn't catch it for a few listens. Beautiful work. smile

Mike


Fate doesn't hang on a wrong or right choice
Fortune depends on the tone of your voice

-The Divine Comedy (Neil Hannon)
from the song "Songs of Love"
from the album "Casanova" (1996)
#1098801 - 01/17/16 09:13 PM Re: Here and Now [Re: Michael Zaneski]  
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Thanks Paul, Ricki, Michael and Michael! Much appreciated, and so good to see your faces again. smile

#1098820 - 01/18/16 05:08 AM Re: Here and Now [Re: Mark Kaufman]  
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Stuck in my head!!


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Complacency is failure's mentor.
Book of Paulverbs

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