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Reviews for "The Evolution of my Heart"

The Evolution of my Heart
by Admiral Bob
Recommends (10)
Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 7:18 AM

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panu
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 7:38 AM
permission to come aboard… this is just great. all of a sudden, i like reggae again. done like this w/ great guitar playing & ja’s own hand on my heart.
SackJo22
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 8:10 AM
Pretty damn eloquent — musically and lyrically — for a man who has nothing to say! So thoroughly enjoyed listening. Thank you.
gurdonark
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 9:25 AM
When I went to college, long ago, old habits died hard among a certain kind of live band. Singers would introduce “Tequila Sunrise” as “this is a song that’s truly meaningful to me” and some bands thought the old blues classic “Built for Comfort (not for speed)” should be covered by each band, each night.

What I longed for during those days was a band like the band Admiralbob77, which could take a idea such as a reggae beat, and turn it into an original and interesting listen.

Here your production values give the piece the dynamics of a live performance, while your vocals and lyrics stand out to make this “not just another bar band reggae song”.

The relative volume of vocals vs. the melodic accompanimnet is good. I could imagine the instruments brought up a tad mroe in the mix, but that’s an aesthetic call, and what you’ve gotten is a really nice sound.

Really creative evolution here—full of heart. Well done.
MC Jack in the Box
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 1:02 PM
wow, this is really great AB. if anything, it reminds me alot of early police, or with your knopfler like shredding, early dire straits. just a killer arrangement and you pull it off comfortably well. great to hear you singing too, which i think you’re very good at.

also, thanks for throwing up the source for this. i have plans for this. :)
radiotimes
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 6:00 PM
Thanks for reminding us how good “real” instruments can feel.

The guitar work is excellent and full of expression and great tones and combined with a great lead vocal and harmonies makes this a stand out track.

Wonderful work!
Chuck Berglund
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permalink   Sat, May 16, 2009 @ 9:29 PM
I admit that i was not a big fan of reggae but this sounds great…has a bit of Rock/RB/Jazz/Down Tempo fusion in my mind and a faster tempo. You got me Moving!…i don’t dance the floors are empty around here anyways…so i dance virtually. Thanks