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#1125401 - 03/15/17 11:19 AM 10 Points Down  
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Let's try this one out Raw rock.... 10 Points down http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=13542886


10 Points Down

I... meet a girl
who's got a former boyfriend who's all world
cause he's a CEO
and coulda been a football star you know

I have a rock n roll degree
I keep the beat to misery
err'y time I turn around
Im 10 points down

I... snag a job
and get a supervisor who's a snob
and she dont like men
every thing I do I do again

I have to get to work some way
but the price of gas, it doesn't pay
fore' the whistle sounds
I'm 10 points down

I'm always 10 points down ad the pre game show
and why that is, I just dont know
where'd the hell my defense go?
somebody help me
I'm 10 points down

I'm.... a two minute drill
how can I leave the home crowd with a thrill?

I have a rock n roll degree
I keep the beat to misery
err'y time I turn around
I'm 10 points down

I have to get to work some way
but the price of gas, it doesn't pay
fore' the whistle sounds
I'm 10 points down
I'm 10 points down
I'm 10 points down

Last edited by Trentb; 03/15/17 11:22 AM.
#1125414 - 03/15/17 12:41 PM Re: 10 Points Down [Re: Trentb]  
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Sound reminds me of some of the 1960s era classic rock songs by artists on both sides of the pond. Title is perfect metaphor for being behind on your luck. In a different sport it would be like having two strikes on you before arriving at the plate. Good retro rock piece.

#1125431 - 03/15/17 02:08 PM Re: 10 Points Down [Re: Trentb]  
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Thanks Beechnut. You zoned in in the right style and time period

Thanks for the listen

#1125556 - 03/19/17 10:03 AM Re: 10 Points Down [Re: Trentb]  
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Cool sound, Trentb! It could be another sports metaphor but I don't quite get this reference:

I'm.... a two minute drill
how can I leave the home crowd with a thrill?

Enjoyed my listen.

Ricki

#1125567 - 03/19/17 05:30 PM Re: 10 Points Down [Re: Trentb]  
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Hi again Ricki. It is sports analogy. It's the idea of chasing or playing from behind...but in life.

In football, a two minute drill is when a team is losing in the game, and the quarterback is trying to come from behind to win in the final minutes, or even seconds. They call that a two minute drill even if there is 1 minute left...lol. It's a process

The guy in song is wondering if and how he can come out ahead, after being "behind" I like ending songs with a question...thanks for listening,

Last edited by Trentb; 03/19/17 05:34 PM.
#1125576 - 03/20/17 06:32 AM Re: 10 Points Down [Re: Trentb]  
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Hello Trent,


This was entertaining.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart

#1125630 - 03/21/17 09:44 AM Re: 10 Points Down [Re: Calvin]  
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Originally Posted by Calvin
Hello Trent, This was entertaining. Calvin http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart


Thanks for the ears Calvin.

#1125663 - 03/21/17 04:43 PM Re: 10 Points Down [Re: Trentb]  
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Cool rock song with a touch of a punk attitude.

I liked the lyrics and the hook is great. The overall performance and production are good, too.

The vocals need de-essing - the sibilance is marring an otherwise good vocal.

Very cool.

Peace,
TC


If it has strings I will find a way to play it!

You can hear my tunes at https://soundcloud.com/tc-gypsy
#1125773 - 03/24/17 09:39 PM Re: 10 Points Down [Re: Trentb]  
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Feels extremely 90s, especially every time you say "I...", a large part of that too is in the vocal recording quality.

Very tight performance instrumentally.


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