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Elephant Eyes

By CosmicCairns on July 17, 2018 8:53 pm

I was scouring through my old folders of music as I sometimes like to do and I found this file from 2010.  All that was there was a sketch of the melody and the title "Elephant Eyes" so I thought I would flesh it out and add lyrics and instrumentation.  I decided to keep it entirely acoustic this week.  No synths or electric guitars.  Percussion was provided by a dried gourd I used as a shaker and a little bit of hitting the back of my acoustic guitar 

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July 23, 2018 12:26 am

Another beautiful dreamy song. Great theme and title. The tapping percussion is a nice touch (not sure if that is the gourde or tapping on the guitar).  Lovely!

July 23, 2018 1:41 am
NWSPR wrote:

Another beautiful dreamy song. Great theme and title. The tapping percussion is a nice touch (not sure if that is the gourde or tapping on the guitar).  Lovely!

  Thanks!  The gourd is more of a shaker-like sound whereas the tapping is the acoustic guitar. 

July 23, 2018 8:26 am

Nice work C.C... great vibe

July 23, 2018 3:13 pm

Love the way the vocals slide into pitch. Who's doing the harmony?

July 24, 2018 12:26 am
Podling wrote:

Nice work C.C... great vibe

  Thanks!  Appreciate it.



Jim Wood wrote:

Love the way the vocals slide into pitch. Who's doing the harmony?

  That would be me harmonizing with myself.  Nobody else but me on this track.  smile

July 25, 2018 8:52 am

I love this! For the vocals and this joyfull guitarmelody

We have real good weather and i feel like having holidays, i am working right now, and this song intensifies this summer feel. Thanks for that!

July 25, 2018 3:05 pm

Cool laid back lyrics and vocal harmonies that lead into an uplifting guitar melody.  The gourd adds a nice touch to the acoustic feel of everything too.  Yais!

July 26, 2018 1:57 am
Tone Matrix wrote:

Cool laid back lyrics and vocal harmonies that lead into an uplifting guitar melody.  The gourd adds a nice touch to the acoustic feel of everything too.  Yais!

  Thanks!  Yeah I've had that gourd for awhile, but I kind of forgot about it until I was looking around for something to add to this track and I found it again.

July 26, 2018 7:29 pm

great composition and well performed!  quite catchy

July 26, 2018 11:57 pm
theGuen wrote:

I love this! For the vocals and this joyfull guitarmelody

We have real good weather and i feel like having holidays, i am working right now, and this song intensifies this summer feel. Thanks for that!

   Thanks for that awesome gif!



mikememo wrote:

great composition and well performed!  quite catchy

  Thanks!  I appreciate it!

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