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Vic composed the music, Geneva and I did the lyric.
I always liked Vic's chorus in this song and like the previous song with the duo Chelsow I felt a female voice in the harmony would once again work well.
The instrumentation is sparse we know and will hopefully be addressed soon.
Please have a listen
John

TAKE A LOOK AT ME NOW
© 2021. Vic Arnold. John Vaughan. Geneva Griffin

V1
It's all over now, nothing left to do
I just want to say, one more goodbye to you
Take one long look, it's the last you'll see
Till he hurts you, like you hurt me
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Take a look at me now for the last time.
There's no turning back, no more to say
And if the day should come that you change your mind
Take a good ... long ... look ... as I walk away

V2
What happened, to I love you forever
and nothing else matters, if we're together?
Or there's nothing, I wouldn't do for us
How could you, fall in and out of love

Ch
Take a look at me now for the last time.
There's no turning back, no more to say
And if the day should come that you change your mind
Take a good ... long ... look ... as I walk away

Inst

Br.
A last kiss as soft as a sigh,
chance to look into your eyes
I can read them like a book,
thats something you can't disguise

Ch
Take a look at me now for the last time.
There's no turning back, no more to say
And if the day should come that you change your mind
Take a good ... long ... look ... as I walk away


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Really nice song, great harmony. I think more instrumentation would really add to its potential.


thats something you can't disguise... thats something you could never disguise


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Among the more powerful songs I have heard. Is that the three of you singing on this one. Reminds me in many ways of some of the folk ballads of the 1960s.

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A very touching lament to the loss of love and all of it's repercussions that haunt one's heart and soul. We have all pondered these questions in agony over some long lost beauty. Well done by all.

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Hi Steve
Appreciate your listen and positive comments
Thanks
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Sheryl Crow would be jealous! NICE smile

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Well written and well done.

This is a nice moving song.
Great chorus.

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Hi Brian
No it's a band called Chelsnw singing we three are the writers
Good to know you liked the song, thanks
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Hi Matt
Thanks for the feedback
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Hi JAPOV
Sheryl is fine with me. Thanks for the listen
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Cheers Guy
Appreciate your listen and positive comment
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Wonderful, guys. A very moving lyric, a haunting melody (especially the chorus) and a great performance. When these all come together, each of them lifts the others up to a new level. Bravo!

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Pretty melody

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Hi Gavin
Thanks for the great feedback. I particularly liked the chorus too.
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Wonderful sound mates! I actually like how it's arranged--a little space is good contrasting the bold harmonies. Maybe an entering percussion with a "soft mallet" cymbal role percussion coming in on the 2nd chorus might be cool for a building affect then continuing with not real pronounced drum kit-stopping at bridge then continuing in final chorus.

Great job!

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Thanks SP agreed Vic did a great job with the music
Thanks for listening to it
John

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Hi Ed
I agree but there's been a hitch along the way. Hopefully in the future we'll sort this out
Thanks for the suggestion and listen
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John

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Thanks for all the pleasing comments JPF.
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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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Not seen Geneva around here for sometime Vic?


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N0t for a long while.


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

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WOW...........that's humbling!!
This is the stuff I wait and hope for........even in my own stuff!
What a beautiful write, performances, and production.
Stellar............awesome job guys!

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Thank you for the comments Tom.
I think what Travis meant in his opening post is that I wrote the melody. Just nitpicking. :-)

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Great job John Vic and Geneva. Lyrically it reminds me of the ABBA song “The Winner Takes it All.” Very well written. Looking forward to seeing where this song goes.

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That's good feedback Tom, pleased you liked the song.
Thanks for your comments and thumbs up
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Cheers CT
Glad you enjoyed this one.
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Beautifully done. Simple, touching lyrics. I don't think of the arrangment as sparse. Clean is more like it. Nothing more than needed. I love the harmonies especially how it sounds like they're in the same room maybe around a single mic.

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Hi Ant
Yes great harmonies.
Thanks for your comments and it's good to know you liked the song.
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Spectacular!

That pretty much sums it up.

Peace,
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Thanks TC appreciate your feedvack
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Personally I think the sparseness should stay...I wouldn't add much at all

Sweet sad song....The sad part is we don't know if he can actually take that look now...But at some point and time he will...Heart wrencher guys



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Thanks for your feedback Steve
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