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It's A Sunny Day Somewhere

By E-dub on January 19, 2020 6:25 pm

Didn't do much this week and suddenly it was Sunday morning so I did this in it's entirety in about 3 hours including writing the lyrics. Pretty basic, but I kinda like it.

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V1
You're driving with your windows down
as the breeze blows through your hair.
And I'm singing in this rainy town
like Fred Astaire.
Every day was bright and clear when you were here with me.
Now it's always dark and drab and I can't see.

CH
It's a sunny day somewhere.
No clouds in the sky.
Can't wait to go outside.
No reasons to cry.
It's a sunny day somewhere.
70s and clear.
Wherever you are it's sunny
but you're not here.

V2
I'm thinking back on those times
when we would walk along the beach.
Even though we were hand in hand
you were always just a little bit out of reach.
Sea winds would whip your hair around and hide your pretty face.
I always knew that I was somewhat out of place.

Repeat Chorus

BR
Please rinse my cares away.
Standing in the rain.
Please heal my aching heart.
And wash my pain...
down the drain.

CH OUT

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January 20, 2020 1:44 am

Digging the vocal harmonies on the chorus.  I also like how the lyrics simultaneously have a bit of a wistful and optimistic quality.

January 20, 2020 2:26 am

It definitely strikes me as a happy reflection of old times, and it's got me reflecting on some of my own memories! Great job smile I like the breakdown too

January 20, 2020 2:34 am

This is awesome!  Great vocals and lyrics.  Love the melancholy sound. You crushed it in 3 hours!

January 20, 2020 2:49 am

Outstanding  job.  Harmonies were very good. The drum track was good but the cymbal accents were outstanding. They kicked it at just the right time.  Your vocal is smooth & your voice is improving. Overall great

January 20, 2020 3:21 am

January 20, 2020 6:43 am

Nice
vibe smile

January 20, 2020 1:49 pm
Sodabelly wrote:

It definitely strikes me as a happy reflection of old times, and it's got me reflecting on some of my own memories! Great job smile I like the breakdown too

Danka



NWSPR wrote:

This is awesome!  Great vocals and lyrics.  Love the melancholy sound. You crushed it in 3 hours!

Arigato.



OleJazzer wrote:

Outstanding  job.  Harmonies were very good. The drum track was good but the cymbal accents were outstanding. They kicked it at just the right time.  Your vocal is smooth & your voice is improving. Overall great

Merci.

January 20, 2020 1:49 pm
Ipaghost wrote:

Thanks for giffing.

January 20, 2020 1:50 pm
theemeraldruby wrote:

Nice
vibe smile

Appreciated

January 21, 2020 10:21 am

Great job considering the time restraint. Actually just great job. I'm always impressed with Weeklybeats songwriters. It's one thing to make music for year but it's a whole other thing to write lyrics too.

January 21, 2020 1:41 pm
Ryan wrote:

Great job considering the time restraint. Actually just great job. I'm always impressed with Weeklybeats songwriters. It's one thing to make music for year but it's a whole other thing to write lyrics too.

Honestly, sometimes the lyrics are the easy part. Really, this whole song was relatively easy because, although it sounds nice, it is pretty basic. I wrote the lyrics in about 10 minutes. Then figured out a melody and matched it to a chord progression. I played the chords by finger picking my acoustic guitar to a metronome as the first track. Then I used a built-in Studio One synth and laid down the same chords on the piano roll. During the intro and bridge, I used the built-in arpeggiator to give the synth color. I copied the chords to another track and transposed them down one octave using bass presets and another arpeggiator for the bass track. Then I used Addictive Drums 2 and a Groove Monkey midi drum pattern for the drums with a few minor adjustments so the cymbals would align better with the song. Finally, I sang the lead on one track and the harmony on another and applied some eq, compression, delay, and reverb to bring those tracks together.

January 24, 2020 11:06 pm

Simple, but effective.

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