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2017/03/08 00:51:49 (permalink)

Our latest song by Scandalous Grace **NEW UPDATE 3-19-17**

Here's our latest song called "Lord, Jesus"
 
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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/10 20:34:25 (permalink)
I'm not crazy about the low vocals in the verses...  I'd be tempted to Melodyne them a bit, maybe double/triple track them, or even try doubling with a higher falsetto part?  But they do kick in nicely for the rest of the tune, much stronger.   Also, the lower harmony on the post-chorus Allelujahs sounds a little flat (I think) or maybe it's the way the notes blend with the main line. The higher part sounds pretty good with it.
 
Vocals aside, the mix seems to work for the genre. 
 
Edit: I meant to add...  that is a catchy chorus.  I think it was still going through my head about ten minutes later.  
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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/10 21:58:11 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby eph221 2017/03/12 20:40:10
Good song - specially the chorus - love the harmonies.
The verse vocal is too quiet.
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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/11 14:29:59 (permalink)
Steve - thanks! high praise indeed when the hook keeps you hooked for a while after the song!  the guys and I are discussing some changes based on your and dayrl's comments.  thanks so much!
 
daryl - thanks glad you liked it!  working on some possible changes to the verse based on yours and steve's comments.  thanks guys!

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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/11 15:39:30 (permalink)
My first impression of the vocal was Oh! wrong key?, but then it sounds right for the chorus but what would I know.

Mix seems OK other than the low vocal in the verse, which to me also sounds a little dry, again what would I know.

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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/11 16:26:33 (permalink)
Nice song guys. I kind of feel the same about the verse vocal as Steve.
 
Chorus is the stuff.

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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/11 17:14:10 (permalink)
Seems you're getting a consensus here, the chorus really lifts off but the verses aren't living up to it.

 
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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/11 17:52:43 (permalink)
Nice Overall Energy , a couple of things as mentioned need a little TLC .
I certainly like when the vocals are being belted out ...also enjoyed the  bands musical change up at around 2:36
I wasn't expecting that musical transition  . It was like a Yin & Yang thing . I thought it fit the song well
 
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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/13 07:11:09 (permalink)
Hi Reece! Hope all is good with you and Beverly. 
 
I commented on your new work here on the Soundcloud page - hope you got it. Great worship number. Going to use it in church, I hope?  :-)
 
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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/13 08:42:29 (permalink)
As a song the arrangement and tune are well conceived. However, like others have said I would certainly look at the tuning of the vocals in the verses as there's something not quite write there.

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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/19 21:35:27 (permalink)
Thanks everyone so far for the great comments and suggestions!
 
Wookiee - thanks for the listen and comments!  I hope you like the new changes to the verse.  check it out again!
 
bapu - thanks mate, we added some unison vocals to the verse in the new version.  thanks for the listen and suggestions!
 
James - thanks!  we've taken your suggestions and made changes to the verse by adding unison voices, check it out and let us know what you think!
 
Martin, thanks!  appreciate you listening and commenting!  LOL - yeah, I kind of figured you had ADD!!!  thanks, yes, I've already done this at a coffeehouse and will be doing it at another coffeehouse next month.  thanks for the comments and kind words!  check out the latest version!
 
Kenny - thanks my friend!  I very much appreciate the listen and the great comments!  glad you liked the change up at the bridge!  I thought it added a little lift to it!  check out the latest version if you get a chance!
 
again - thanks everyone!  new version is same link!  let us know what you think!
 
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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/20 17:27:55 (permalink)
I like the doubled up, higher octave on the verses - it cures my only nit. Very cool
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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/20 22:35:35 (permalink)
Cool song and catchy tune.  It felt like the vox in the chorus were a bit too far out front even for Praise and Worship, especially the second half.  That's the only thing I would change.

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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/20 22:53:58 (permalink)
Reece, I've heard quite a bit of your music over the years, so I'm going to use that as the context of this review.  I'm not sure this is ready for prime time when compared to your past achievements.  What I'm missing is nuance in regard to the overall dynamics of the piece.  I'm not sure if the arrangement lives up to the message.  Having said that, don't give up on this song, as I'm sure this song won't give up on you.

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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/22 14:26:23 (permalink)
Hey Reece, Lynn makes a good point: It's a nice song, but....  I think for one thing the chorus vocals feel a little too hot to me... maybe too much compression.  Also, Mike's little guitar break could definitely come up quite a bit.  Keep at it though as I think the song's a keeper.
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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/24 14:56:16 (permalink)
This was great stuff. I usually don't listen to worship songs but maybe I should

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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/25 14:46:44 (permalink)
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I like the doubled up, higher octave on the verses - it cures my only nit. Very cool

awesome, thanks mate!  glad you like it!

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Re: Our latest song by Scandalous Grace 2017/03/25 14:47:21 (permalink)
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Cool song and catchy tune.  It felt like the vox in the chorus were a bit too far out front even for Praise and Worship, especially the second half.  That's the only thing I would change.


Great, thank you for the feedback, Dave!  I'll certainly look at the levels of the lead vox.

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