The Next Big Thing

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2018/05/13 19:12:34 (permalink)

The Next Big Thing

We hope you enjoy our monkeying around.
 
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The Next Big Thing
(c) 2018 The Forum Monkeys
 
Verse 1
We never pretended to be anything
What we represented was really nothing
 
Pre Chorus
We were young and bold
Never thought of getting old
It was bound to be
As probable as you and me
 
Chorus
Never gonna be The Next Big Thing
Never had a shot at the big brass ring
But we can play and we can sing
Never gonna be The Next Big Thing
 
Solo
 
Verse 2
Smoke and mirrors is what we employ
We do it for fun, not to annoy
 
Repeat Pre Chorus
Repeat Chorus x 2
 
Verse 3
Always the bridesmaid, never the bride
But never the types to run and hide
But we can play and we can sing
You never know, we could be The Next Big Thing
 
Repeat Pre Chorus
Repeat Chorus x 2
Finale Solo
 
The Next Big Thing
 
post edited by The Forum Monkeys - 2018/05/13 19:37:38


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    daryl1968
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/14 12:28:29 (permalink)
    Great job on the mix Bapu
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/14 14:04:27 (permalink)
    Mix nice and clear here Monkeys.

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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/15 01:48:25 (permalink)
    I enjoyed it and what's not to like about the theme and lyrics??? I dig the vocals particularly and/but found it harder to hear them in the chorus. During the verses, no prob. Cool adds for the bgvs, good choices there.
     
    It's catchy, too.
     
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/15 09:09:47 (permalink)
    A really great and catchy song, great hook. Unusually listened to it all the way through ... thanks.
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/15 12:45:36 (permalink)
    Really liking the mix on this one. That bass and kick play very nice together.
     
    Cool tune and you guys did your usual good job putting it all together. Two thumbs up!
     
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/15 14:26:45 (permalink)
    Wookiee
    Mix nice and clear here Monkeys.


    Thanks for listening Wookiee.
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/15 21:29:16 (permalink)
    Really sounded good..
    Nice work.
    Love the name by the way.

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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/15 21:35:32 (permalink)
    Gents,
     
    Good song and the mix is fantastic.   Like the 80's vibe very much...
     
    Regards
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/16 18:16:36 (permalink)
     
    GLORIOUS!
    BRILLYANT!
    BEAUTIFUL on my system. I put my hearing aids on!
     
    STILL GLORIOUS! BRILLYANT! AND BEAUTIFUL!
    My new favorite Monkey song 

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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/18 00:48:54 (permalink)
    SupaReels Music
    A really great and catchy song, great hook. Unusually listened to it all the way through ... thanks.


    Thankee sir.
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/19 21:17:42 (permalink)
    dcumpian
    Really liking the mix on this one. That bass and kick play very nice together.
     
    Cool tune and you guys did your usual good job putting it all together. Two thumbs up!
     
    Regards,
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    Thanks for the kind and positive words Dan.
     
    Next time I'll try and be in time. 
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/19 22:54:40 (permalink)
    I refuse to pass judgment lest I be judged.

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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/20 17:45:31 (permalink)
    eph221
    I refuse to pass judgment lest I be judged.


    Go on.
     
    Take a chance.
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/24 13:42:52 (permalink)
    arlen2133
    Really sounded good..
    Nice work.
    Love the name by the way.


    The name of the song or the "band"?
     
    Thanks for listening.
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/26 18:18:01 (permalink)
    bayoubill
     
    GLORIOUS!
    BRILLYANT!
    BEAUTIFUL on my system. I put my hearing aids on!
     
    STILL GLORIOUS! BRILLYANT! AND BEAUTIFUL!
    My new favorite Monkey song 


    We love you Bill
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    Freddy J
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/26 18:50:42 (permalink)
    Great sound, performance, production, vocals, and lyrics. 
    Definitely some talent is working here!!!
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/27 15:09:34 (permalink)
    Delightful monkey business. Sounds grand

    Me
     
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/27 15:23:24 (permalink)
    ohgrant
    Delightful monkey business. Sounds grand


    GRANT! How are ya? Great hearing a word on the forum! Hope things are going well

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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/27 16:21:20 (permalink)
    Doing OK brother Bill, great to see you about, hope you're doing well

    Me
     
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/05/30 15:47:02 (permalink)
    Freddy J
    Great sound, performance, production, vocals, and lyrics. 
    Definitely some talent is working here!!!




    Very kind of you Freddy - Bapu and Mesh did a great job on this one 
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/06/02 15:25:41 (permalink)
    markno999
    Gents,
     
    Good song and the mix is fantastic.   Like the 80's vibe very much...
     
    Regards


    Thanks Mark
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/06/07 15:36:20 (permalink)
    Like the tune. Like the musicianship. Didn't care for the mix. I'd like to rip all the EQ out of it and let everything breathe. Everything sounds so tiny and constricted to me. But it's a good song, and that's the most important thing. You'll never satisfy everybody on the mix.
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/06/08 01:14:46 (permalink)
    ohgrant
    Delightful monkey business. Sounds grand


    Thanks G.
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/06/17 16:14:09 (permalink)
    Thanks for the listen and your take on the mix Wayfarer.
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/06/27 20:59:21 (permalink)
    As per usual there's a catchy melody, clever lyrics, and a bright clear mix. 
     
    Sounds like big monkey business to me...    
     

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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/06/28 14:56:24 (permalink)
    Hi Steve
    I like monkeys.
    I agree, Bapu did a stellar job of the mix on this one. 
     
     
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    post edited by daryl1968 - 2018/06/28 16:03:56
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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/06/30 00:19:11 (permalink)
    Sorry I'm late.  This is a terrific song, the kind that plays in your head after it's over.  The writing and performances are top notch!  Maybe, it's just me after a long day, but it seems to have a lot of treble overall.  Otherwise, brilliant.  It sounds like it could be the story of any number of people I know :)

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    Re: The Next Big Thing 2018/07/03 01:36:10 (permalink)
    Late to the party as well.
     
    The F Monkey's are always top notch.  Who ever that Bass player is...he can hold his own.  

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