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#1161754 - 02/23/20 07:52 AM Fly Away  
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New song by John And I, Hope you'll enjoy.
Thanks for listening





https://soundcloud.com/mimmo-mercurio-101415537/fly-away-feb-22-20



Fly Away
† †Drifting butterfly... across my eyes
† † †Settled down on a fallen tree
† † With cupped hands I held it, then set it free
† † †Fly away, fly away
In ripples... in the stream I see her face†
One second here...then floating away
†Like when she was here...she wouldn't stay
† Fly† away, Fly away
† † † † In the night...She's in every dream
† † † † †Lovers...But nothings ever as it seems
† † It's a running theme, when she leaves
† † † † †
†From the shore looking out to sea††
† † † † † across an ocean wide and endless
Never ending, like her...wild and restless
Fly away, Fly Away

((C)John Vaughan)

#1161765 - 02/23/20 10:32 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Mimmo,

I think this is one of the best vocals Iíve heard from you . . . you are on top of your game on this one. Like the melody here as well, some really nice choices on the way you sing it. Production wise, I think the strings may be a bit too forward in spots . . . maybe. See what others have to say, it may just be me. But the music seems to take center stage a bit too much and I think it should be more subtle for a pretty song like this.

Really like the tune . . . great lyrics by John . . . and, again, stellar vocal.

Great job on this one, guys.

All my best,

Deej

#1161792 - 02/24/20 07:41 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Simply beautiful!
Great hook!
Melody,lyrics, arrangement, voice. Everything works fine.

Have fun!


K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple and Singable
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#1161807 - 02/25/20 08:55 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: Guy E. Trepanier]  
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Originally Posted by Guy E. Trepanier
Simply beautiful!
Great hook!
Melody,lyrics, arrangement, voice. Everything works fine.

Have fun!

Thanks Guy, thank you very much for your comments.
Regards
Mimmo

#1161811 - 02/25/20 12:34 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Deej56]  
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Originally Posted by Deej56
Mimmo,

I think this is one of the best vocals Iíve heard from you . . . you are on top of your game on this one. Like the melody here as well, some really nice choices on the way you sing it. Production wise, I think the strings may be a bit too forward in spots . . . maybe. See what others have to say, it may just be me. But the music seems to take center stage a bit too much and I think it should be more subtle for a pretty song like this.

Really like the tune . . . great lyrics by John . . . and, again, stellar vocal.

Great job on this one, guys.

All my best,

Deej
Thanks Deej,
Really appreciate your comments and that you like what I did with this song.
Regards
Mimmo

#1161812 - 02/25/20 01:30 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Thanks Deej and Guy
Really appreciate your positive feebackjohn


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1161976 - 02/28/20 10:44 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Really liked this one guys.
Feels like I'm listening to the sound track from a movie. smile
I like the elect piano and vocals the best.

Good job
Paul

#1161983 - 02/29/20 07:58 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: PaulCanuck]  
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Originally Posted by PaulCanuck
Really liked this one guys.
Feels like I'm listening to the sound track from a movie. smile
I like the elect piano and vocals the best.

Good job
Paul

Hi Paul
Thank you for listening and for your comments.
Mimmo

#1162502 - 03/28/20 05:31 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Mimmo/John,

Mimmo, did you just purchase a Telefunken T-47? Vocals are just too good! I'm just kidding you! I loved everything about this song, sorry I didn't get here sooner. A very cinematic song.

Nice work Mimmo/John!

steady-eddie

#1162519 - 03/29/20 08:33 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: E Swartz]  
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Originally Posted by Mimmo
Originally Posted by PaulCanuck
Really liked this one guys.
Feels like I'm listening to the sound track from a movie. smile
I like the elect piano and vocals the best.

Good job
Paul

Hi Paul
Thank you for listening and for your comments.
Mimmo

Originally Posted by E Swartz
Mimmo/John,

Mimmo, did you just purchase a Telefunken T-47? Vocals are just too good! I'm just kidding you! I loved everything about this song, sorry I didn't get here sooner. A very cinematic song.

Nice work Mimmo/John!

steady-eddie

Hi Ed
Thanks for stopping by...Thanks for your comments.
No, no Telefunken (I don't really know what that is, sounds German).
Regards
Mimmo

#1162521 - 03/29/20 09:19 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Mimmo,

The "T 47" mic is what most all high end tube condenser mic mfrs try to emulate for its rich, full, bigger than life sound. It was just my way of saying your vocals sounded very rich and professional.

steady-eddie

#1162530 - 03/29/20 01:00 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: E Swartz]  
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Originally Posted by E Swartz
Mimmo,

The "T 47" mic is what most all high end tube condenser mic mfrs try to emulate for its rich, full, bigger than life sound. It was just my way of saying your vocals sounded very rich and professional.

steady-eddie

Hi Eddie.
I figured you where kidding , but I didn't know what that was.
I do use a condenser mike I am very happy with it. "Stdio Project C1, 797 Audio...I've been using it for a while.
Regards
Mimmo

#1162532 - 03/29/20 01:14 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Hey Mimmo and John:

Although romantic ballads are not "in vogue" with the younger set... this one is strong enough to be able to "pull them into the romantic web you two have woven." (Sorry for the "run-on" sentence! LOL!)

I agree with the others, Mim... your vocal on this is one of your best. John! What can I say? You write so well and can "turn a phrase" with the best of them. I really enjoyed this one on a broad front. I'm pretty sure there are movie makers who need a theme-song and you would be wise to cast your "bait" into those crowded waters.

Best of luck with it, guys. You have the makings of a great team. Don't forget to maintain that magic ten foot separation while we have this pandemic going on all around us.

Regards and thanks for sharing, ----Dave

#1162555 - 03/30/20 07:18 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Hi Dave, Thanks for listening and your comments.

I still love this kind of music. John gave me lyrics that are very well put together and I didn't think it needed anything else,

It would be great to find some interest in the movie industry. But with all going on out there a the moment, all attention goes to staying healthy.
Take good care Dave .
Regards
Mimmo

#1162590 - 03/30/20 10:16 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Gotta agree, this is really nice. Beautiful classic feel. Great performances, with a lyric that is spot on the emotion of the melody it speaks for.
Love it...........
-Tom

#1162640 - 04/01/20 09:43 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: IronKnee]  
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Originally Posted by IronKnee
Gotta agree, this is really nice. Beautiful classic feel. Great performances, with a lyric that is spot on the emotion of the melody it speaks for.
Love it...........
-Tom

Thanks for listening and for your comments.
Regards
Mimmo

#1162642 - 04/01/20 12:02 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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I agree with everyone about the great vocals and the cinematic feel. Great job! I expected it to lift even more about 1:47 into a sustained note introducing a big emotional chorus, breaking free from the controlled character of the rest of the song, which would make what I take to be the chorus...
"In the night...She's in every dream
Lovers...But nothings ever as it seems
It's a running theme, when she leaves..."

...into a pre-chorus. That is probably just me. When I really like things, I can't help making suggestions. smile

I love the lush feel to the arrangements. Very old style in a good way. Made me think of Charles Aznavour for some reason.

#1162646 - 04/01/20 02:15 PM Re: Fly Away [Re: Gavin Sinclair]  
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Originally Posted by Gavin Sinclair
I agree with everyone about the great vocals and the cinematic feel. Great job! I expected it to lift even more about 1:47 into a sustained note introducing a big emotional chorus, breaking free from the controlled character of the rest of the song, which would make what I take to be the chorus...
"In the night...She's in every dream
Lovers...But nothings ever as it seems
It's a running theme, when she leaves..."

...into a pre-chorus. That is probably just me. When I really like things, I can't help making suggestions. smile

I love the lush feel to the arrangements. Very old style in a good way. Made me think of Charles Aznavour for some reason.
Hi Gavin...Thanks for stopping by and commenting...I really like the comment about Charles Aznavour...I really liked his style.
I get what you're saying about the chorus, I may go back to it in a while and see if I can make a few different things with it.
Regards
Mimmo

#1163068 - 04/12/20 06:56 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Hi Paul
Thanjs for the feedback most appreciated
Regards
John


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#1163069 - 04/12/20 06:57 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Great feedback Dave
Again always appreciate your suppirt
Regards
John


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#1163076 - 04/12/20 07:16 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Hi Ed
Thanks again for your support pleased you liked our effort
Regards
John


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#1163080 - 04/12/20 07:25 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Hi Tom
Thanks for the listen and positive feedback very much aplreciated
John


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#1163163 - 04/14/20 04:41 AM Re: Fly Away [Re: Mimmo]  
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Hi Gavin
Thanks for your great feedback C A never thought of him to be truthful. But he's certainly left his mark
My memory of him was him dancing .with a big buxomScittish bird a foot taller as he crooned, Dance in the old fashioned way. Cheers
John


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