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#1127551 - 05/09/17 01:29 PM Imagining Things  
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This is a song I wrote a couple years ago, but didn't get to master it before now. I went for a Tim Myers vibe ("Technicolor" album), as I wanted to see if I could pull off an upbeat song with appeal for film/tv. I wonder what you think, how do you like it?

Imagining Things

Imagining Things
©2012 Magne Kolstad

Is it me or is it you
Who owns the feeling
What is the truth
How can we know
Will you make a move
Why do I worry what tomorrow will bring
Is it you
Or am I imagining things
Imagining things
Wonderful things
Oh oh

I have to try, if only once
To see if it’s real
Life will run on
In worst case nothing
In best case love
I’d love to do something to mend your world
But is it just me
Or am I imagining things?
Imagining things
Wonderful things
Oh oh

I can taste our kisses in the sunny park
I can hear us swimming in deep blue water
I can see us climbing to the top of the world
I can touch the stars through your sweet love

So, I need to know, this can’t go on
I’ll show you my scars
Will you tell me yours
Let’s take it outside
Not fight it indoors
I want to see your eyes go and outshine the sun
Or is it just me
Am I imagining things
Imagining things
Wonderful things
Oh oh

Imagining things
Imagining things
Wonderful things

Wonderful things


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#1127555 - 05/09/17 06:20 PM Re: Imagining Things [Re: Kolstad]  
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Hi Magne:

Mission accomplished! Well done!

----Dave

#1127585 - 05/11/17 04:07 AM Re: Imagining Things [Re: Kolstad]  
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Hello Magne,


A creative and pleasant sound, GOOD JOB !


Calvin


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#1127602 - 05/11/17 03:20 PM Re: Imagining Things [Re: Kolstad]  
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Hi Magne,

I'm loving your vocals lately. Kinda McCartney-esque. So relaxed in that vocal area up there a note or two shy of where the voice breaks.

I think in the bridge you could experiment a little with the vocal sound, cuz they feel like they are getting overwhelmed a tad by the music. Maybe some McCartney-esque screamed harmonies?

I love the sound and production. The bells and bellows are wonderful together.

Mike


Last edited by Michael Zaneski; 05/11/17 03:21 PM.

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

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from the album "Casanova" (1996)
#1127737 - 05/14/17 06:31 PM Re: Imagining Things [Re: Kolstad]  
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Magne!!

Hello friend! I just LOVE THIS! So sweet and upbeat! I enjoyed the vocal and production, great song and so happy to be listening to you again!!

Tammy


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#1127765 - 05/15/17 03:50 PM Re: Imagining Things [Re: Kolstad]  
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Thanks Dave, Calvin, Mike & Tammy!
Good ears, Mike. I can hear what you are saying, it's an older mix, and the rhythm electric is a bit overpowering in places, especially in the bridge as you suggest where the vocals doesn't cut through well.


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