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#1151391 - 03/06/19 02:33 AM Blood not Brine. ( Mike zaneski vocal/ production)  
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A new song which i did the melody and lyric for.
Mike Zaneski did the hard part both production and vocal
Travis


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Blood Not Brine


V
Sailing on tall ships, rolling to the oceans tune
Seen many horizons and full moons
One year away from home longing to be free
to see her waiting and waving on the quay

V A master carpenter has been my trade
My skills will bring work with a handsome wage
Two days sailing till this ship drops anchor
Our foes canons primed but they never sank her
C
Want blood in my veins not brine
romantic notions wiped from my mind
Repeat line one

V
I'll take the purser's coins owing to me
then my love and I will move far from the sea
dreamed of little else longed for her smile
kept me sane through calm waters and hostile

C

B
Got drunk on rum in Jamaica
my only sin
There were women but i never gave in
Won't be tempted again
C

Last edited by Travis david; 03/30/19 09:42 AM.

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1151395 - 03/06/19 08:58 AM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Morning, Travis and Mike:

I don't believe I've heard a "sea-shanty" from you guys before this... and it was a treat. The title draws a crowd and Mike does the rest with your words and melody. Very nice write, Travis. Enjoyed this. Best of luck with it.

----Dave

#1151398 - 03/06/19 09:14 AM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Your collaboration is always a pleasurable listen.

Martin

#1151413 - 03/06/19 02:32 PM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Hi Dave
Thanks for your listen. Yes i thought it was time to go sailing.
Cheers
John


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#1151414 - 03/06/19 02:33 PM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Hello Martin
Appreciate your listen and positive comments
Thanks
Travis


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1151421 - 03/06/19 11:13 PM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Hey guys,

Enjoyed the mood/vibe/lyrics here. Just felt this song took me away to another place--well done. I'd have like the fiddle gradually become more pronounced a bit--a little Celtic arrogance is always good, giving even more build--JMO.

Loved this one, a real treat!

steady-eddie

#1151422 - 03/07/19 12:54 AM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Hi Ed thanks for the visit and comments
Chčers
John

Last edited by Travis david; 03/07/19 01:20 AM.

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#1151432 - 03/07/19 11:08 AM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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This made me think of a song about a little boy who asks a sailor to pick-up some tokens for him on his travels. The boy returns when the ship arrives to find it has been nearly sunk and the sailor died. Someone on the dock is handing the boy the items he asked the sailor for, which have somehow survived the battle. The boy rejects them indicating he no longer has a need for toys. It's a tear-jerker.

The only thing I would say is that I think you could add something to the chorus. I put a suggestion below.

I want blood in my veins not brine
romantic notions wiped from my mind
My bones will not ache and my shirt will stay dry
I want blood in my veins and not brine

Nice production by Mike and yourself.


http://www.reverbnation.com/wendydumond

https://soundcloud.com/#mamby-p

http://www.reverbnation.com/donsechelski

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#1151438 - 03/08/19 03:25 AM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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I agree Wendy i think i should have gone further with the chorus.
I like your suggestions and there could be a rework.
However the song as it is has been acceppted by Aardvark publishers but yes a valid change.
Don't know your sea faring saga though
With zRegards
Travis

Last edited by Travis david; 03/08/19 03:33 AM.

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1151454 - 03/09/19 10:53 AM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Hi Travis and Mike.
Mike did a fine job although I'm not sure about the use of heavy drums since you have it on Soundclick as "acoustic folk".

I'm glad to hear you changed the original lines: "Our foes canons primed but they never sank her"
and "through calm waters and hostile" (although you haven't changed it in this post). It sounds better.

Good luck with it.

Vic


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#1151469 - 03/09/19 10:09 PM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Thanks Vic for your comments and the broadside line
John


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#1151477 - 03/10/19 12:12 PM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Travis and Mike,

A really nice collaboration--always good to hear what the two of you come up with. Good luck with this one!

All the best,

Deej

#1151485 - 03/10/19 05:40 PM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Thanks Dave pleased you like it
Regards
John


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1151567 - 03/13/19 04:57 AM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Hello,


Nice work all around.


Calvin


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#1151570 - 03/13/19 07:01 AM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Thanks Calvin for the listen/ comments
Travis


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#1151628 - 03/15/19 09:48 PM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Been away but i believe it was on Source Radios playlist this week along with Our Little Town which i co wrote with Vic
Travis


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#1152212 - 03/30/19 09:40 AM Re: BLOOD NOT BRINE.TRAVIS.. MIKE ZANESKI PRODUCTION [Re: Travis david]  
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Got an email that it will be played on a Radio Lancashire sow tomorrow.
Travis


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