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#1153295 - 05/11/19 10:31 AM LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY  
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LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY

Your love is pure as cool spring water
For me itís new as morning dew
Where have you been while I suffered
With those others before I found you

OTHERS WANTED ALL I COULD GIVE
IT WAS ALL THEM I HAD NO SAY
MY HEART LOST ITS WAY OFTEN
BUT LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY

Roads I travelled were gravel and bumpy
With allures as hurt me detours
My head and heart were not talkiní
But kept walkin till they fell for you

OTHERS WANTED ALL I COULD GIVE
IT WAS ALL THEM I HAD NO SAY
MY HEART LOST ITS WAY OFTEN
BUT LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY

Open and honest
Almost flawless
Sweetly unrushed
A love
I can trust

OTHERS WANTED ALL I COULD GIVE
IT WAS ALL THEM I HAD NO SAY
MY HEART LOST ITS WAY OFTEN
BUT LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY

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#1153319 - 05/12/19 12:50 PM Re: LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Looks like a simple Song Neil, and those can work wonderfully. A nice Hook/title. Fate. Serendipity. The mysterious tactics of Love, and there she is, right in your way!


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#1153322 - 05/12/19 03:41 PM Re: LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY [Re: Gary E. Andrews]  
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Originally Posted by Gary E. Andrews
Looks like a simple Song Neil, and those can work wonderfully. A nice Hook/title. Fate. Serendipity. The mysterious tactics of Love, and there she is, right in your way!

Thanks Gary...hope it works ...I've got some music rolling in my head

#1153341 - 05/14/19 04:15 AM Re: LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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I think it's a real good song Neil,

I like the idea that when your looking for love they all go sour, but when your not looking the right one slaps you in the face so to speak.

Geneva

#1153348 - 05/14/19 08:54 AM Re: LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY [Re: nightengale]  
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Geneva,
thanks
music will arrive soon wink

#1153354 - 05/14/19 06:43 PM Re: LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Liked: The title. The first verse. The chorus...but I had a suggestion:

Your love is pure as cool spring water
For me itís new as morning dew
Where have you been while I suffered
Through the others-waiting for you

WHEN THEY WANTED ALL I COULD GIVE
I REALIZED I HAD NO SAY
MY HEART LOST ITS WAY OFTEN
THEN LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY

Loved that bridge.

Didn't care for the 2V.

Best of luck Neil!
-Mike


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#1153355 - 05/14/19 08:02 PM Re: LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY [Re: 9ne]  
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Originally Posted by 9ne
Liked: The title. The first verse. The chorus...but I had a suggestion:

Your love is pure as cool spring water
For me itís new as morning dew
Where have you been while I suffered
Through the others-waiting for you

WHEN THEY WANTED ALL I COULD GIVE
I REALIZED I HAD NO SAY
MY HEART LOST ITS WAY OFTEN
THEN LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY

Loved that bridge.

Didn't care for the 2V.

Best of luck Neil!
-Mike

Thanks Mike, there is a rewrite as the music appeared...

#1153383 - 05/16/19 11:16 PM Re: LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY [Re: Neil Cotton]  
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Neil,

Like what you have going on here . . . My own suggestion for the first two lines of the chorus might be just "They wanted all I could give, seemed I never had a say . . . " But it all depends on the melody and how many syllables (and the prosody) they you have to work with.

One additional thought: I think the use of "Way" in "My heart lost its way often," diminishes a bit the "in my way" hook in the last line. That, too, depends on the melody, etc. . . . but maybe a different phrasing of that third line without the word "way"?

Nice start here--keep it going!

All the best,

Deej

#1153475 - 05/21/19 04:34 PM Re: LOVE PLACED YOU RIGHT IN MY WAY [Re: Deej56]  
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Originally Posted by Deej56
Neil,

Like what you have going on here . . . My own suggestion for the first two lines of the chorus might be just "They wanted all I could give, seemed I never had a say . . . " But it all depends on the melody and how many syllables (and the prosody) they you have to work with.

One additional thought: I think the use of "Way" in "My heart lost its way often," diminishes a bit the "in my way" hook in the last line. That, too, depends on the melody, etc. . . . but maybe a different phrasing of that third line without the word "way"?

Nice start here--keep it going!

All the best,

Deej

thanks for your suggestions...it is in mP3 now


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