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#1176724 - 05/20/21 05:45 PM Behind the Night  
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https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal/behind-the-night-demo


Behind the Night

Behind the night
There’s a wall that shows a woman’s silhouette
She’s wrapped in a sheet of shadow on the bed
Cos her kisses hide, behind the night

Behind the night
She smiles when she hears me walk into the room
I reach toward the fragrance of her sweet perfume
Cos she’s out of sight, behind the night


Yeah, the passion of two lovers
Will reveal their hearts the most
When we touch we see each other
Even though our eyes are closed


Cos Behind the night
There’s a kiss that lingers deep and slow and long
Midnight wonders if our love can last till dawn
Things our hearts decide, behind the night


©2007 Gary Usinger/Robert George



Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

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Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

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3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

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#1177399 - 06/07/21 06:37 PM Re: Behind the Night [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Really good demo..excellent use of harmony. With a fuller sound it could do quite well.

Steve


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#1177418 - 06/08/21 11:05 AM Re: Behind the Night [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Thanks, Steve. Gary is very, very talented and he did as well as he could for nearly 15 years ago. I think that's him on guitar, which I think is perfect.


Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

other demos:

https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal

Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

2) Teenage Graceland

3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

5) Wheel Sea

6) My One True Love
#1177629 - 06/10/21 11:52 PM Re: Behind the Night [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Great demo. With some percussion it could sound like a Santana outtake.

#1177641 - 06/11/21 10:38 AM Re: Behind the Night [Re: couchgrouch]  
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That guitar work is superlative.
I'd edit out those three 'Cos' openers in Lines.
The number of 'hits' on THE Hook/title are substantial in making it memorable, great potential for popularity once people hear it.

Last edited by Gary E. Andrews; 06/11/21 10:42 AM.

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#1177681 - 06/13/21 11:47 AM Re: Behind the Night [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Yeah that Santana comment is spot on except for the vocals...but that opener...and the background riffs...awesome sound

Nice lyric Couch and really well put to music...


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#1177760 - 06/15/21 03:42 PM Re: Behind the Night [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Well written and well done.

Great melody.
Great hook.

_ _ _ _ _
Have fun!

#1178040 - 06/27/21 09:49 AM Re: Behind the Night [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Thanks again, everyone. Gary did do a great job with it, and I tried to give it a decent hook, which I consider an essential part of any song.


Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

other demos:

https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal

Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

2) Teenage Graceland

3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

5) Wheel Sea

6) My One True Love

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