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Red Dress

By budmelvin on December 26, 2018 7:04 pm

What a long crazy road - some days regretted signing up for this - some garbage loop pedal nonsense cranked out hours before the deadline - some of the best songs I've ever written also cranked out last minute. You can never tell and ultimately I'm glad I stuck it out.

For my final week, I've cheated. Week 1 - I recorded a little ditty new year's day from a hotel room. It was catchy but just a snippet. Knowing I'd be traveling again I wanted something a little nicer, so I worked up a full version of the tune with a chorus and a second verse and recorded it at my place before leaving town.

I feel it's a nice full circle type of deal. Thanks everyone for listening, all the comments. I've slacked on the listening but I think that with the pressure off to create in 2019 - I'll be catching up on all the great tracks here and continuing to comment throughout the year. Love you all and wishing the best for the coming year. Glad to be a part of this.

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December 31, 2018 10:39 pm

Puttin' on my red dress to ring in the new year!  Great NYE tune - I could see you and a full band playing this while everyone is dancing wearing fun hats and novelty 2019 glasses.

Thanks for being my WB brother-in-arms - I agree, it was hell, it was heaven, some weeks were almost embarrassing, others were lifetime achievements.  Never know if you're going to strike out or hit a home run, but you certainly have to step up to the plate.

Hugs to you!

January 4, 2019 10:56 am

You'll be making it as hard as you want it to be, though it seems to have worked out well enough.

I've done the week 1 revisit once, too. It's refreshing to listen to the differences.

Happy new year, and maybe we'll see you in 2020.

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