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#1142292 - 06/26/18 12:47 PM Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months!  
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After fourteen months I finally write another song. So much joy and happiness has come to me. I truly feel blessed.

Here ya go, enjoy, itís a rocker! : http://www.badbetsy.com/new_original/s/thirteen

#1142293 - 06/26/18 01:18 PM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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That's a good rocker with some interesting chord patterns to boot. I really like the chord changes, and the harmony vocals added a lot of texture.

#1142294 - 06/26/18 01:35 PM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Well done. Funny how that works... or not! The "Muse" is always in control. Enjoyed my listen... and best of luck with the album.

#1142297 - 06/26/18 02:18 PM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Hi Iggy, I wondered where you got to.

Overall this is a keeper. It's got attitude. Just one small sugg. Maybe the chorus needs to start with a different chord to make it jump forward more.
Might be worth a try.

Vic


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#1142301 - 06/26/18 05:28 PM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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There's a lot to like here.

Strong vocals, guitar and a spot on mix all make it an enjoyable listen!

Kudos!

J&B


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#1142302 - 06/26/18 07:14 PM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Hi Mike, thanks for the listen and comments. The chords arenít that unusual mostly just Am-Em_D.

Yes Dave the muse is always in control. Thanks man!

Vic, thank you, Sir. Iíll give that chord change a try. I appreciate the suggestion.

Janice and Bud Wow! Thanks. I did everything in three days in my man cave/studio/basement. Once I got into the ďzoneĒ I couldnít stop.

#1142309 - 06/27/18 04:39 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Hello Iggy,


Very entertaining.
14 months....I can relate....I have a few possible lyrics but can't get focused enough to put them to music yet.
Have a good day.


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#1142316 - 06/27/18 08:44 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Iggy,

So glad to see you around, you're one of my favorite "cogs" in the wheel around here! Cool song, cool lyrics, classic pop-rock IMO--love it!

steady-eddie

#1142323 - 06/27/18 09:30 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Thanks Calvin. Iím finding that now I'm only writing songs when my moods are very high or very low.

Sir Eddie, I guess itís better to be a cog in the wheel than a nail in the tire, eeh? Always appreciate your comments and feedback. Thanks.

#1142357 - 06/29/18 11:10 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Great sound for this one, Iggy...keep it up and quit slacking off! grin

Ricki

#1142362 - 06/29/18 11:26 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Iggy,

Cool little rocker with a great vocalówelcome back!

All the best,

Deej

#1142384 - 06/30/18 09:42 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Ha, slacking off Ricki! Maybe in songwriting but I play in three different bands which keep me busy. Besides I usually write songs when my emotions have been overly stimulated. At my age I can't be overly stimulated for long! Thanks for the comments.

Thanks Dee.I appreciate the listen and the comments.

#1142424 - 07/02/18 02:04 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Hi Iggy
The first thing that hit me was a REM feel to this.
Not a bad thing of course.
Good vocal and all round good production
Yes the thumbs up here
Regards
Travis


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#1142440 - 07/02/18 11:51 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Hello Travis. Hmnn. Never really listened to REM but I can hear similarities. Thanks for the comments and the listen.

#1142450 - 07/02/18 02:30 PM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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I thought the way you sung "You You You" was such a strong hook it should be the chorus with the lift:
"I was so afraid of" and lead into the Yous-ful part. smile


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#1142468 - 07/03/18 07:30 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Solid rocker Iggy! Welcome back to the living. laugh

Best, John smile

#1142471 - 07/03/18 07:44 AM Re: Thirteen: First New Song in 14 months! [Re: Iggy]  
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Thanks 9-ne for the comments and the listen. Iíll think about your recommendation with the yous. Appreciate your time and thoughts.

Good Day John are you saying I have been among the dead? True I donít post much anymore but I do check in every day. Thanks for the comments, my friend.


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