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#486259 - 03/25/07 09:53 PM REWRITE: "Where The Sidewalk Ends"  
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Hello everyone,

I've had this song up last summer, called "Where The Sidewalk Ends." After sitting on it for months, I've finally rewritten a few things here and there...could I get some feedback on it? I'm hoping to send this off to a publisher in the next few weeks, so any feedback would be very helpful, thanks!

The link for the mp3 is on my soundclick page, under the title "Where The Sidewalk Ends - ROUGH DRAFT". Please forgive the dry recording, I don't really want to mix it until it's been finalized...

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=544707

-Karen

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WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS
(c) 2007 by Karen Mack

Tears of pain are falling down my face
Itís time live my life a brand new way
My bags are packed, Iím heading for the road
I turn to say good-bye, but no oneís home

So many roads that I could take
I must choose a road that leads me to a different place
Iíll start my new life all alone
Do I have the inner strength to make it on my own?

CHORUS:
Where the sidewalk ends
Cross the road without regrets
Where the sidewalk ends
This is where my life begins
Where the sidewalk ends
Turn my face towards the wind and let me choose
To let me take the pain but never let me lose

Iím at the crossroads, feeling so afraid
Trying to choose the road that I should take
ĎCuz all my doubts are weighing on my mind
I need the will to spread my wings and fly

Though the road is hard and long
I should never run from bitter times that come along
Iíll guide my courage to the light
Even if Iím blindly stumbling through the darkest nights

(Repeat CHORUS)

BRIDGE:
Itís time for new discoveries
Itís time to find my pride
Iíll leave the past
Iíll take the chance
With every step I take

(Repeat CHORUS)

#486513 - 03/26/07 10:12 PM Re: REWRITE: "Where The Sidewalk Ends" [Re: kmaquilan2000]  
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Karen,

Just love the verses, and just love the lyrics, but it seems like the chorus vocal goes up a little too high in pitch.

great song...

tom

#486565 - 03/27/07 01:32 AM Re: REWRITE: "Where The Sidewalk Ends" [Re: Tom Breshers]  
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Hi Tom,

Thanks! Yeah, I have to do some pitch correcting...that was just a dry take, with no edits...I was sick when I did the recording, so forgive the sharpness :-)

-Karen



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