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Reviews for "Ashes on the River"

Ashes on the River
by radiotimes
Recommends (13)
Thu, Oct 9, 2008 @ 9:33 AM

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Pitx
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permalink   Thu, Oct 9, 2008 @ 9:58 AM
Apparently easy and that’s its difficulty . The arrangement goes well with the nostalgia that comes from PM’s voice. Relaxation.
panu
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permalink   Thu, Oct 9, 2008 @ 11:08 AM
thinking back on 100’s of hours spent with studio sidemen trying to cobble together not only a track, but an ear-catching sound. i can honestly say nobody’s ever done as good a job on this song as you have here. i thank you very much. p
 
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permalink   radiotimes Thu, Oct 9, 2008 @ 7:03 PM
That’s a great compliment and much appreciated.

I originally had banjos and dobros in the mix but felt the simple repetition of the melody allowed the beauty of the lyrics and delivery to shine through.

Thanks for making such wonderful music available.
duckett
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permalink   Thu, Oct 9, 2008 @ 12:16 PM
Brilliant arrangement- I did find myself wishing to hear what an all-live session recording would sound like, but please take that as a compliment; you’ve really captured such a nice balance of warmth and brittleness with this.
Geert Veneklaas
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permalink   Thu, Oct 9, 2008 @ 2:50 PM
Great ! Reminds me of early Ry Cooder albums like Chicken Skin Music. Good work.
Anchor
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permalink   Thu, Oct 9, 2008 @ 3:23 PM
soul for souls…really beautiful almost heartbreaking….
Johnny SockHead
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permalink   Thu, Oct 9, 2008 @ 4:29 PM
I heard his original vocals and this slides right into Panu’s vibe. Excellent.
teru
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permalink   Sat, Oct 18, 2008 @ 2:21 PM
Nice. Is there any style you can’t pull off?

Rhetorical Question. Please don’t answer that. ; )