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#1174957 - 03/16/21 08:45 AM Miracles  
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Getting my Latin groove on smile

https://www.soundclick.com/music/songInfo.cfm?songID=14215014

Another blank page, an empty mind moment
Unlimited potential, no direction
Earnestly intent, inspired by the stars
Dark eternal waters, no reflection

At odds with creation, yet Iím still compelled
The spirit guides me when all logic fails
What will be will be, my heart is always free
I close my eyes and see... Miracles

Seek deeper meaning in duality
Submit to authority, be a good friend
Placating poet screaming at the heavens
Meaningless effort chasing the wind

At odds with creation, yet Iím still compelled
The spirit guides me when all logic fails
What will be will be, my heart is always free
I close my eyes and see... Miracles

A legacy of promise
An eternity that's real
The time is upon us
Gods Word, God's Will

#1174958 - 03/16/21 09:51 AM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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How to create a song 101 by JAPOV. This is just some of your best work. WOW.

Steve


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#1174962 - 03/16/21 02:58 PM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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Oh yeah. This is good.

I like the verses and the bridge best. I'm carried along by the groove there a lot more than in the chorus.

#1174976 - 03/17/21 12:28 AM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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Muchas Gracias Amigos smile

Gavin, the only reason I decided to record this one is because I finally came up with a way to break up the song with that chorus lol... I really worked hard on getting that guitar right. I've come to find that switching from fingerpicking to strumming while recording, and still maintaining a decent tone, isn't easy. Oh well... Lol smile

#1175082 - 03/19/21 02:35 PM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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Hi JAPOV,
I got to like this right off, good song well thought through
Great stuff
John


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#1175086 - 03/19/21 03:16 PM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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Thanks John, just trying to keep my fingers nimble these days smile

#1176411 - 05/06/21 10:52 AM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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Hey Japov. some really deep and profound thoughts in this one. almost as if you caiught my poetry bug. love the taste of latin and the story the lyrics tell. In the end God;s word.... God's will, is all that really matters, we are all just the particles of dust that formed one small speck of his mighty miracles created eons ago. Write on...right on...righteously!

#1176419 - 05/06/21 04:39 PM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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Hey there Matt smile

Yeah', I figured you'd recognize this one from when we kicked it around a bit in creative writing lol. Poetry and music baby, what could go wrong? wink

#1176421 - 05/06/21 04:50 PM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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Nice Tony.

#1176427 - 05/06/21 10:37 PM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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it has worked for centuries. and amazingly some music can be poetry without words and some lyrics can be poetry without the proper music. we forget that most of our listeners could care less about the arrangement or the words. it is that unknown element the grabs and fascinates non-musical buyers........and that is where the fortunes lie..in that missing link that has bothing to do with the techie side of music.
If i took a classic number one hit song from any decade, and played the chgords in reverse, and just made some minor changes to it, would it be a number one hit again. it would contain all of the magic that the first classic song had and yet be totally different. Hmmmmmmmmmmm???????

#1176431 - 05/06/21 11:03 PM Re: Miracles [Re: JAPOV]  
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Lol... Didn't Cheech-n-Chong do that? smile

#1176432 - 05/06/21 11:05 PM Re: Miracles [Re: Sunset Poet]  
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Originally Posted by Sunset Poet
Nice Tony.


Yeah', but I still prefer the Marilyn Manson version wink


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