Reviews for "Child Of Mine"
permalink Sat, Apr 5, 2008 @ 8:15 AM
this is so great, for so many reasons. thanks.
permalink Sat, Apr 5, 2008 @ 8:40 AM
I’m a firm believer that if you can make it work with just one guitar you’ve really cracked it! 10/10 and a gold star for the boy with a heart!
I’d like to type more but the tears are filling my eyes and making me keys all soggy!!
permalink Sat, Apr 5, 2008 @ 8:56 AM
This is such a perfect approach, and the guitar is amazing!
permalink Sat, Apr 5, 2008 @ 9:04 AM
permalink Sat, Apr 5, 2008 @ 2:37 PM
Very good guitar work: it fills the space but don’t takes away the protagonism to the voice. I have only one “but”: I think that there’s too much reverb in the mix but you know that that’s a question of taste (I would take it off, it gives more intimacy).
I wish you playing this guitar newly in new mixes.
I might agree with the reverb but this is quite a noisey recording and normally i would gate it, but taking it away makes it more noticable so here i have left it all in. A longer reverb helps cover this.
You have to work with the acapella and get a result. So i went for an Eva Cassidy type sound. Now if i was recording Narva myself now that would be different.
By the way I listened to your guitar work very nice.
permalink Sat, Apr 5, 2008 @ 8:30 PM
Did you ever long for Bowie’s “one damn song”? I have always believed that song may involve a Lloyd Cole/Rattlesnakes sound rather than faux Motown. Yet here there’s an early folk revival vibe and a singer-songwriter vibe, as if we’re in a club in 1971 Manhattan or Boston club just before it’s all swept away by more radio-aimed work which made this kind of work a lost generation. I’d not have thought it with this particular sub-genre, but it could be that you’re not that far from the “one damn song”.
I admire this guitar work immensely, and the way I really can envision a mythical folk club as if it existed somewhere in my dreams.
This lyric and guitar treatment is beautiful, and Narva9’s voice works so well with this treatment, and yet I’m also thinking of an Andrea Marcovicci singing this song over this arrangement, and smiling just a bit.
permalink Sat, Apr 5, 2008 @ 11:06 PM
As I listen to the song there was only one word I could think of “flawless”. I also think the reverb sits well with this mix. The arrangement is sick!!!! good job!!!!!!
permalink Sat, Apr 5, 2008 @ 11:58 PM
Loving it. I think there might of been a single vocal note in there I thought could use some tuning, but its a minor quibble with a masterful effort like this. Grats :)
permalink Sun, Apr 6, 2008 @ 12:28 AM
Simplistically perfect! But you probably should have added a hip hop loop behind it all….JUST KIDDING! : )
permalink Sun, Apr 6, 2008 @ 2:16 AM
again youve shown your unwaivering professionalism to your craft..
permalink Sun, Apr 6, 2008 @ 10:50 AM
Left me speechless… Simply perfect, perfectly simple. Thank you!
permalink Mon, Apr 7, 2008 @ 10:29 AM
LS - I know I’ve given you a hard time before about being too sweet and smooth in some of your tracks, but this is just delightful.
I think you made some very good decisions in keeping this simple production wise, and picking a guitar line that so nicely fits the vocals. Thanks for sharing.
permalink Mon, Apr 7, 2008 @ 2:54 PM
This is exquisite songwriting quality! A guitar, a bit synthpad, a vocal… mixed together lovely. Wonderful!
Everything is fine now, nothing else to say.
Very well done LS!
permalink Tue, Apr 8, 2008 @ 10:14 PM
It is so heartbreakingly beautiful that it brought tears to my eyes. The guitar work is simply breathtaking.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
It takes three or four months sometimes longer to separate myself from a mix i have done to be able to hear it objectively and say if for me if its any good.
And you know what,.. this is, and its probably one of the best vocal accompinaments i have done with any vocal on CC mixter.
Hope you are well wherever you are :-)
Out of all of your many beautiful contributions this my favourite (I admit to being entirely biased) Having said that, there is something so pure about this arrangement. The song feels like it has always existed this way and always will. Maybe G was right about this being the “one damn song”.
Sorry for not replying earlier. I’ve been recovering from surgery. Gosh I hate getting old. :-)
Thank you, thank you , thank you again.
All the best
permalink Wed, Apr 9, 2008 @ 6:47 PM
Just lovely loveshadow, just the two of you should be all you need.
I have one CD by a lady named Happy Rhodes—I know nothing about her but this could be by Happy Rhodes.
permalink Fri, Nov 7, 2008 @ 9:14 PM
Just floated by and noticed I hadn’t rec’d this. Criminal. Nice one Mr. Dad :-).