Rough Demo,“You’re Not That Far”

Posted on Thursday, March 1st, 2012 at 10:12 pm

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The clip above is a song in progress that will be on my new album. It’s about a lonely gravedigger who wants to save the woman he loves before she dies. Click here for the story behind it.

 

 

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5 Responses to “Rough Demo,“You’re Not That Far””

  1. DJ says:

    This hook is bad to the bone! #2 is my personal choice. Can’t go wrong though, really. Unless you do. Then the world will ‘splode.

    • Justin says:

      I like #2, as well. Especially how the chorus takes off as compared to the verse. Annnnd…how I stole a lick from Sufjan Stevens’ “All Delighted People” in the middle of the verse. Now you know. ‘Splode!

  2. DJ says:

    Woops. That was for the other demos. This is one is also good.

  3. Paula Frederick says:

    Justin, I really like this melody and lyrics … especially #2 version. The other two versions, I think, too much like rap music, but probably do not know the terminology exactly so don’t take offense with this message! Just the beat was not to my liking. Loved #2 where you had a good combination.
    Go for it! Corinne and Kelly’s mom, Paula:)

    • Justin says:

      Hi Paula! Good point about the “rap vibe”. 1 & 3 lean more towards an r&b melody. Great to hear from you! Keep the comments coming 🙂 I love to know what folks from the hometown think.

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