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#1177470 - 06/08/21 11:55 PM The Promise  
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This is an 80s cover song I am working on.

Just about finished. Mostly curious how the mix sounds to you guys?

First use of home studio live drums!

Thanks.

The Promise by When In Rome
Covered by RetroMatic

https://soundcloud.com/user-322910118/the-promise-mp3/s-AJNGwmAuuFS

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I really love that song, always think of Napolean Dynamite at the end. One of the rare synth pop songs I like

Nice job, i like your final chorus most, seems to flow best. Nice sound. Enjoyed.

#1177472 - 06/09/21 01:08 AM Re: The Promise [Re: Ricky Layne]  
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Mix sounds great to me! Sometimes I think I'm getting the hang of mixing my own songs, and then I hear something like this, and well... I've got a long way to go. smile Nice work!


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Thanks Fdemetrio.

I need to check but I thought the song at the end of Napoleon was Forever Young by Alphaville? (Another song I would consider covering) Maybe they played this song as well?

Thanks for the listen and comment!

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It's part of Napolean Dynamite, that movie was a bonding movie for my nephew and I, so i remember it well. Forever young was played at the prom, but this was the ending

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azSxYbFovWo

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#1177698 - Yesterday at 03:38 PM Re: The Promise [Re: Ricky Layne]  
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You're right! Can't believe I forgot that.

Should have checked first...

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Someone needs to break the sad news to When In Rome that this cover is better than the original. Just a way better feel. Great arrangement ant really good vocals, outstanding harmonies. Props to you RL

Steve


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LOL Steve! Love that comment.

Of course that's always the goal and I thank you that you think so. Really appreciate it.

Ricky

#1177733 - 4 hours ago Re: The Promise [Re: Ricky Layne]  
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Originally Posted by Ricky Layne
LOL Steve! Love that comment.

Of course that's always the goal and I thank you that you think so. Really appreciate it.

Ricky


If you need me, I'll swear to that in court....LOL


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