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Reviews for "Hey the Holidays"

Hey the Holidays
by Kara Square
Recommends (24)
Fri, Nov 23, 2012 @ 3:00 PM

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Mana Junkie
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permalink   Fri, Nov 23, 2012 @ 3:19 PM
Splendid as always, Kara. You sure know how to liven up the holidays. ;)
 
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permalink   Kara Square Fri, Nov 23, 2012 @ 5:13 PM
lol… Thank you, dear Mana. :) I do my best. ;)
Speck
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permalink   Sat, Nov 24, 2012 @ 3:07 AM
Thanks for sharing your personal perspective. Which is probably shared by more than you know. I heard a while back that atheism is the world’s fastest growing religion.
 
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permalink   Kara Square Sat, Nov 24, 2012 @ 8:59 AM
Thanks for listening, Speck. I believe that fun fact (…”fastest growing religion”)…

More fun facts… I actually consider myself a strict agnostic with an atheist belief system. Basically- we don’t know one way or another, but I believe that there is no God. Of course, that’s kinda hard to get across through a song. :)
My Free Mickey
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permalink   Sat, Nov 24, 2012 @ 4:19 AM
Excellent, Love those claps you use.
And very cool lyrics
 
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permalink   Kara Square Sat, Nov 24, 2012 @ 9:01 AM
Thank you kindly! I included those claps here if you wanna use them. They’re live claps with a little layer of enhancement to make them solid sounding.
SackJo22
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permalink   Sat, Nov 24, 2012 @ 9:51 AM
Great perspective. You’re quite the original Kara! Your music has such a delightful, down to earth, authentic and honest quality to it. And your voice is just so deliciously warm. Perfect use of unreal’s great track. Bravo!
 
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permalink   Kara Square Sun, Nov 25, 2012 @ 8:43 AM
Awwww shucks, thank ya’ SackJo! I love singing to unreal’s folk instrumentals… always so inspiring.
Admiral Bob
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permalink   Sat, Nov 24, 2012 @ 9:57 PM
Above all I have an open mind to hearing people speak their truth, and a great respect for those who dare to do it. Thanks for doing that. It makes me feel freer to do the same. :)

That, of course, being that pumpkin pie is terrible. ;-)
 
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permalink   Kara Square Sun, Nov 25, 2012 @ 8:47 AM
Cheers! I’m right there with ya’. Thanks for listening and for sharing your beliefs in your music, too.

Now, if you were closer, you’d have to try my girlfriend’s grandma’s pumpkin pie… it just might change your mind. OR the vegan pumpkin cheesecake with rum sauce Katie made… dude… :)
timberman
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permalink   Sun, Nov 25, 2012 @ 2:19 AM
Lovely track. Great lyric and it’s got your sweet voice in it. And of course your belief in love is as relevant and important to you as any other belief is to anyone else and I’m cool as long as you don’t have to apologize for not believing in what you don’t.
 
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permalink   timberman Sun, Nov 25, 2012 @ 4:10 AM
Sigh…what a complicated review.
 
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permalink   Kara Square Sun, Nov 25, 2012 @ 8:50 AM
lol… :) I think I get your drift. And I refuse to apologize! Rarrrr… ;) Thank you for listening and for sharing your thoughts… Big love to you!
 
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permalink   timberman Sun, Nov 25, 2012 @ 9:30 AM
Big love back at ya
unreal_dm
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permalink   Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 12:43 AM
Does this mean there isn’t a Santa after all? – hey great vocal thanks for using the track.
 
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permalink   Kara Square Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 9:56 AM
Awww man… sorry to break it to ya’! I’m glad you like the vox… thanks for being open to my sung thoughts…
Hans Atom
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permalink   Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 6:50 AM
Truely beautiful from head to toe, Kara!
 
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permalink   Kara Square Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 9:58 AM
Thank you very much, Hans! :D
Snowflake
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permalink   Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 10:23 AM
i celebrate love this time of year!!! perfectly stated. a warm song that fills the Soul with truth.
 
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permalink   Kara Square Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 11:41 AM
:D Thank you, snowflake. It’s wonderful to hear that the warmth came through… that’s really the main point. :)
TheDICE
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permalink   Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 4:02 PM
Beautiful song, i enjoyed the listening very much. Really lovely vocal. The lyrics are a little bit melanchonic, but i really like em. True things.

I like very much the verses:

“No, you dont need religion
To believe in love
I celebrate people

Congrats Kara
 
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permalink   Kara Square Tue, Nov 27, 2012 @ 11:42 AM
Thank you very much, TheDICE! I’m glad you appreciated the lyrics (thought ya’ would). Thanks, as always, for your support.
CiggiBurns
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permalink   Fri, Nov 30, 2012 @ 10:43 AM
No one brings such warmth and honesty to a lyric as you do, Kara, and you’ve chosen the perfect accompaniment with unreal’s Buskers Holiday. It’s as good a mixture as mince pies and custard - not sure which one of you is the custard though!
 
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permalink   Kara Square Sat, Dec 1, 2012 @ 9:55 AM
Ahhhh dear Ciggi! Thank you for your flattering, boosting support! unreal always appeals to the folky in me… so easy to get inspired by his instrumentals. I think he’s the custard. ;) (I’m not sure what the wink means. Ha.)
Steven M Bryant
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permalink   Sun, Dec 2, 2012 @ 6:03 AM
This lyric is so very good Kara! I really enjoyed this one! This one struck home in quite a few ways! Mind Map That! Brilliant work!!!
 
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permalink   Kara Square Sun, Dec 2, 2012 @ 6:08 AM
Thank you kindly, Steve! It’s always touching to hear that a lyric is relatable. Thanks for sharing that. :)
 
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permalink   Steven M Bryant Sun, Dec 2, 2012 @ 6:17 AM
No no…Thank you!