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Reviews for "Broken Token"

Broken Token
by Robert Warrington
Recommends (11)
Thu, Jun 4, 2020 @ 5:33 PM
 
Speck
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permalink   Fri, Jun 5, 2020 @ 2:44 AM
Now that is some mighty fine song writing. Smartly expressive.
 
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permalink   Robert Warrington Sun, Jun 7, 2020 @ 7:10 PM
Thank you Speck, that’s a great compliment.
Stefan Kartenberg
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permalink   Fri, Jun 5, 2020 @ 10:06 AM
This is a great mix, Robert. I wrote this track in 1996. It´s got a lot of remixes with different lyrics and vocel lines but you realy hit the nail. I like your lyrics very much. Lines like “But my first lesson in first aid was in the twilight zone” are so well written.
Thank you very much.
 
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permalink   Robert Warrington Sun, Jun 7, 2020 @ 5:23 PM
Hi Stefan, that’s good to hear. I’m so glad you’re happy with the use I’ve made of the sample. Obviously I was unaware of its history so I just had to follow my own instincts, which were to underpin it with percussion rather than try and elaborate on it musically. What attracted me to it was that it has a kind of primal force, and I knew I didn’t want to diminish that with a complicated mix. Also I don’t really have the chops to do a complicated mix, which may have been an advantage on this occasion!
texasradiofish
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permalink   Sat, Jun 6, 2020 @ 5:29 AM
Powerful imagery, RW

“Hyena played a xylophone with bones”
I can picture that
 
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permalink   Robert Warrington Sun, Jun 7, 2020 @ 8:32 PM
It’s always a plus for me when some image or phrase that’s been floating around in my head for apparently no good reason suddenly finds a home in a poem or a song!