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#1138321 - 03/08/18 08:13 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Germain Brunet]  
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If you're having any sort of problems Germain, just ask...there are a lot of helping hands around. smile

#1138327 - 03/08/18 11:59 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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This song is absurdly awesome. Well f**** done. I am sharing this with everyone I know.

#1138332 - 03/09/18 08:05 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Very nicely written and rendered song about a state of mind.

Put me there. Was depressing but felt "real."

Good art.

#1138400 - 03/10/18 05:30 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: steve_folk]  
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Well all right Steve_folk, share away and thanks for listening.

Ricki

#1138401 - 03/10/18 05:31 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Martin Lide]  
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Thanks Martin. Mike L really cuts to it and Mike Z brings it home. Glad you liked it.

Ricki

#1138435 - 03/11/18 02:45 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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This is a great collab. Super lyric, Mike, and Ricki really nailed the vocal. And Mike's production, as always, is a joy.

That chorus soars. smile

I thought of Lucinda Williams too.

Scott

#1138459 - 03/11/18 11:37 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Mike/Ricki/Michael...

A beautiful lyric.

A beautiful production.

A beautiful vocal.

fj

#1138495 - 03/12/18 01:18 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Scott Campbell]  
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Thanks, Scott. Lucinda came to mind as soon as I read Mike L's lyrics and I tried to bring that out with the music and vocal. Mike Z then just took it over the top. I love it when these things come together! smile

Ricki

#1138496 - 03/12/18 01:19 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: floyd jane]  
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Thanks for listening, Floyd and glad you liked our efforts.

Ricki

#1138512 - 03/12/18 09:57 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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It hurts when you're perched in a valley so low
Where the sun doesn't shine and the wind doesn't blow

Wonderful write, has some inner rhymes and a nice rhythm to it, very good phrasing, really like the tone of our voice on this one Ricki! The track is sweet, the instruments are bright and sad, it works for me, nice collaboration!

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#1138538 - 03/13/18 10:02 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Hey Malin,i appreciate that. Mike

#1138539 - 03/13/18 10:02 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Say there Vic,thanks for the listen. Mike

#1138540 - 03/13/18 10:03 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Thanks for your time and kind words Germain. Mike

#1138541 - 03/13/18 10:04 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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thanks for your honesty,Steve. Mike

#1138542 - 03/13/18 10:05 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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i appreciate ya,Martin. Mike

#1138543 - 03/13/18 10:06 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Thanks,Scott,it means a lot. Mike

#1138544 - 03/13/18 10:06 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Alright Floyd,thanks. Mike

#1138545 - 03/13/18 10:07 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Hi Tammy,thanks for the listen,much appreciated. Mike

#1138727 - 03/16/18 11:31 PM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Mike, Ricki, Mike,

Been a while since I've had some time to spend on the board . . . glad I had a chance to listen to this one. Lyrics, vocals, production--a perfect marriage. Great listen!

All the best to you all,

Deej

#1138733 - 03/17/18 07:14 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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I love the lyric and the mix is great everything was nice if I had anything to say at all is I would like to see it a little just a tad not a lot faster not faster just a few BPM Great song

#1138735 - 03/17/18 08:17 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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Thanks for stopping by for a listen, Tammy and glad you liked it. Happy Birthday and many more!

Ricki

#1138736 - 03/17/18 08:20 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: Deej56]  
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Thanks for listening, Deej. All the best backatcha!

Ricki

#1138737 - 03/17/18 08:23 AM Re: Blue Bird LeBlanc/Bellos/Zaneski cowrite [Re: the_lyricwriter]  
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Thanks for listening, Anthony and glad you liked what we did. I set the tempo somewhere between wistful and dirge. You could be right but I don't imagine a few BPM would matter, either way.

Ricki

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