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#1142353 - 06/29/18 08:34 AM Show me. Vic  
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Latest from me. I'm not sure what genre this comes under. Every time I choose a genre, somebody says different. Pop ballad, maybe?
Comments welcome.
Vic

https://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold/show-me
https://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=13746782

SHOW ME 2018 Vic Arnold
V1
Love's the finest of dimensions
It's a feeling you can't see
with the purest of intentions
More than ecstasy
The bone of contention
The road to redemption
Ch.
So show me ... with your heart
Lead me ... to your arms
Tell me ... with your lips
Let the love begin
V2
Never boring or conforming
Sets no life time for the shelf
Lands upon you without warning
Picks the moment for itself
Is it just illusion?
A passing thought? Confusion?
Ch.
So show me ... with your heart
Lead me ... to your arms
Tell me ... with your lips
Let the love begin
Inst.
Ch.
So show me ... with your heart
Lead me ... to your arms
Tell me ... with your lips
Let the love begin


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142354 - 06/29/18 09:46 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Vic:

Genre wise... it feels somewhere between Folk and Country. Really enjoyed my listen. Well done.

#1142355 - 06/29/18 10:54 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Vic

That is a fine pop love ballad to my ears but would be comfortable for a country artist too. Really evocative lyrics. You've created a nice arrangement. Your voice sounds good, and the harmonies in the chorus really step it up.

#1142363 - 06/29/18 11:27 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Vic,

Another terrific song, from lyric to vocal to production, with great underlying emotion. Well done and good luck with this one. it deserves a lot of listens.

All the best,

Deej

#1142367 - 06/29/18 12:37 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Thanks Dave.
Now I am confused. :-)

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142374 - 06/29/18 03:37 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thank you Mike.
Someone ought to write a book on genres.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142379 - 06/29/18 10:09 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Nice work Vic! I get a Bob Dylan feel to this, and that lyric is fire. Kudos on a job well done

#1142380 - 06/29/18 11:19 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Nice one, Vic. A good listen.

fj

#1142387 - 06/30/18 10:03 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Very nice song Vic. Well played and produced. Perhaps go up in key for the last chorus to really build the dynamics. Very nice song.

#1142390 - 06/30/18 11:05 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thank you for the listen and comment Deej.
Lots of listens would be nice.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142393 - 06/30/18 02:56 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi James.
Never thought "Bob Dylan" but thank you.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142398 - 06/30/18 06:08 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thank you Floyd.
Good to have your thumbs up.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142402 - 06/30/18 07:20 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hey Vic,

Like I said in the other forum, sweet song, well written/performed. I could see Tom Petty doing this'n......well when he was around. I like the slow tempo, yet there's a feeling of "power" behind the music.

steady-eddie

#1142407 - 07/01/18 04:47 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hello Vic,


Another nice performance from you, a beautiful love song.


Calvin


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#1142412 - 07/01/18 03:03 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thanks Iggy.
You may have something there.
I'll try it.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142426 - 07/02/18 02:17 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Genre? Maybe 60s pop ballad meets folk?
Nice sound though, a bit different from your usual leanings Vic but it works
Travis


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#1142441 - 07/02/18 11:54 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: E Swartz]  
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Hi Eddy.
Thanks for the comment.
Shame about Tom.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142445 - 07/02/18 01:40 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Real smooth, great feel Vic. I'd say it's a good contender for the death metal sea shanty genre... smile

Ricki

#1142453 - 07/02/18 04:41 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Calvin.
Nice of you to drop by. I can't smell any body odour. What did you do?
:-)
Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142454 - 07/02/18 04:43 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Travis.
Maybe you're right, or pop salad.
Thanks for the listen.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142461 - 07/02/18 06:17 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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#1142463 - 07/02/18 06:56 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Very nice. Moody and contemplative. Enjoyed that.

#1142472 - 07/03/18 08:05 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Ricki E. Bellos]  
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Thank you Ricki.
Yes, they don't make the death metal sea shanties like they used to anymore.
Do you think it's ready for a come back?

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142491 - 07/03/18 05:04 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Vicarn]  
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Those rhymes grabbed me from the get go.

We enjoyed the lyric, the vocal, the arrangement and the mix...all of it.

Nice!

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#1142494 - 07/03/18 05:39 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Calvin]  
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Haha! No fancy hose for me Calvin. Just socks, any colour ... as long as it's black or white.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142516 - 07/04/18 09:12 AM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: RainyDayMan]  
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Hi Rainy day man.
Thank you for the comment, that sounds ok by me.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold

#1142525 - 07/04/18 08:10 PM Re: Show me. Vic [Re: Janice_and_Bud]  
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Thank you J&B.
I appreciate that you like the lyric. Lyric is my favourite part.

Vic


It's never too late? Yes it is, so do it now.

If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/vicarnold2

http://www.soundclick.com/vicarnold

http://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold


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