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I wrote this song many, many years ago, when the band Asia was in their heyday. I had noticed their lead singer and songwriter, John Wetton, had a rather formulaic style of structuring their songs, so I emulated that when I put this song together. The chorus actually came to me before ever picking up an instrument, so I had to work to figure out how to play and arrange this song.

This track is slightly more keyboard-oriented, but back when I wrote the song, I didn't have access to decents keys or recording equipment. I had put together a few demos on reel-to-reel and cassette, but the song just didn't sound the way I wanted it to. Now with the software available for home recording, I decided to revisit this song and I think it came out okay. There's not a lot of guitar, although there's a solo and some fills. Of course, this song would benefit greatly from having John Wetton sing it, but for now, y'all will have to endure my singing. :whistling

Would appreciate any comments and/or suggestions ...
 

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Thanks so much for checking it out. Maybe some of the younger folks don't remember Asia very well on this site?? Appreciate the feedback.
 

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I was into Asia years ago. I thought they were great. Your song has a retro sound to it which I like. You influences are very apparant. You did a very good job on the arrangement, man...I liked the tones on the guitars, very clean and articulate. Nice man...I look forward to more. :icon_thum
 

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Thanks so much for checking it out. Maybe some of the younger folks don't remember Asia very well on this site?? Appreciate the feedback.
I do.....:icon_jam: :woot: ....like you said...maybe the younger folks....

Well,This is great job here bro.....Way To Go On This......
 

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I liked the tones on the guitars, very clean and articulate.
Appreciate all the encouraging words from everyone and I'm glad that to get the comment about the tones. I tweaked quite a while to get that sound out of my J-Station and it took several takes to capture an adequate performance.
 

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ksdb said:
Appreciate all the encouraging words from everyone and I'm glad that to get the comment about the tones. I tweaked quite a while to get that sound out of my J-Station and it took several takes to capture an adequate performance.
I prefer tone over flash, I spend a lot of time, too much prolly, tweaking my xt so I understand :)
 
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