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#1168954 - 09/10/20 10:00 AM The Latest Thing  
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Turning to rock for this one. Soft Punk maybe. :-)
Not completely sure if the mix is right as I've changed it so many times.

Vic
https://soundcloud.com/vic-arnold/the-latest-thing

The Latest Thing 2020 Vic Arnold
V1
Darling. Lover .....
If you knew the state I'm .. in
Would you change .... Oh no!
You are .... fine art ....
So many colours in your .. range
You're so strange .... You're so ....

Pre ch.
Contrary ....
Kinda scary ....
extraordinary .... dream ....
So it seems ....

Ch.
You cut all my heart strings
You're a song that I can't sing
You're the stone in the sling
but you are the latest thing
You are the latest thing

Darling. Sweetheart .....
Would he love you like I .. do
Only you .... He can't.
Don't break .... my heart ....
You wouldn't be this .. cruel
No no, not you .... You're such an

Pre ch.
Irritating
captivating
.. alternating .... pain
You're insane
Ch.


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.

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#1168957 - 09/10/20 11:22 AM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Catchy as heck, great lyrical hook, a nice humorous feel to the lyrics. Those kind of half-pauses with just the guitar strumming really well too. I really like this. I have no suggestions to make, which is unusual for me smile

I don't think it's punk. Pop-rock?

#1168962 - 09/10/20 01:46 PM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thanks Gavin.
OK then. Pop Rock with a soft punk twist.

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

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#1168972 - 09/10/20 04:46 PM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Vic,
I like this a lot. And please don't shoot me, but this feels like a throwback to me of early rock. I am old enough to remember late 50's and early to mid 60's and this has that feel to me. Good luck with it.


Have a goodun,

John W. Selleck BMI Songwriter
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#1168991 - 09/11/20 08:02 AM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thanks for the comment John.
I remember those days too. Some of those things never leave 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

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#1169007 - 09/11/20 03:57 PM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Vic:

I don't care how you assign a genre to this... it is memorable, well performed and a pleasure to hear. Thanks for sharing. ----Dave

#1169029 - 09/12/20 10:17 AM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Hi Dave.
Thanks for the visit and I'm glad you like 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

#1169231 - 09/15/20 10:13 PM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Mr. Arnold,

Nice blend of music influences here. It sounds to me like Springsteen, Mellencamp, & Orbison collabed on this one--------but I have a feeling you have many influences that make up.........you!

Enjoyed it,

steady-eddie

#1169257 - 09/16/20 01:47 PM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thanks Eddie.
Now wouldn't that have been interesting if they did? You could add a few more names to that list.
It's a good thing you four are here.

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

#1169266 - 09/16/20 02:25 PM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Good song, certainly a different genre and a refreshing move Vic.
Enjoyed the listen
John


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1169290 - 09/17/20 07:33 AM Re: The Latest Thing [Re: Vicarn]  
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Thanks for joining us Travis.
I don't have the typical type of voice for rock but sometimes you just got to do what you got to 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


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