Hello it's me ( Cover)

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  1. CigBurn

    CigBurn Total Hack

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    Like a bad nail fungus I'm back with another cover. Mostly the vocals but did do some rhythm guitar in there. Loved singing this when I was young enough to really pull it off.

    Mixed using headphones so probably sound better with them rather than not.

     
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  2. Groovey

    Groovey Dr. Stratster

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    Smooth! Thank you.
     
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    floydrose Senior Stratmaster

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    Nice one Cig; sounds good on Cakewalk.
     
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    nhsdpl Senior Stratmaster

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    The world is a better place with some Todd in your life :)
     
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    CigBurn Total Hack

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    Thanks for taking the time to listen guys. Took another run at some of the vocal sections and got rid of some of the reverb and widening I'd thought helped it initially but really didnt. So as usual I updated the track at the top. It seems significantly better now through both headphones and my sad speakers, but if I have my druthers I'd still choose headphones I guess.

    Signed, the worlds least competent sound engineer. :)
     
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    rich815 Senior Stratmaster

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    Very impressive take! Such a wonderful song.

    This is one of my favorite versions Todd did (if you can get past the skinny arms and funky makeup):



    And this hip version remix is surpringly good!

     
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    Namelyguitar Most Honored Senior Member Silver Member

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    Memories of good music, and fun while in high school, thanks!
     
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    tery Dr. Stratster

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    Theres nothing wrong with that man !
     
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    Keith268 Strat-O-Master Silver Member

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    Yes!
     
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    john lavelle Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Killer pipes...You nailed it!! Thanks for sharing. And an awesome tune to boot!!
     
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    Bodean Just A Simple Man

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    Nice one Cig
     
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    artgtr Artgtr Silver Member

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    Nice job, sounds good!
     
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    abnormaltoy Mouth draggin' knuckle breather

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    No fungus among us...Sounds good to me, is that a backing track or are more talented than you let on?
     
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    mshivy Most Honored Senior Member

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    Sounds really good Ron
    - you can definitely still pull it off
    Ya still got it!
     
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    Thanks all, it's such a classic and a kick to go back and revisit. Saw Todd/Utopia a couple times back in the 70's and I remember his apparel choices pretty well. That song used to dang near just fall out of me back in the day but it's a bit more challenging 40 odd years later. I never lucked into a band that had the singers, keys and horns to really do it right so finding the tracks available now was a hoot. The site Karaoke Version which has custom tracks where you can download each instrument or section individually is such an awesome resource, it's kind of become my go to for a lot of stuff. I believe it was the greatly missed @Mouse who originally clued me in on the site.

    I only played some rhythm guitar, apparently incorrectly (shocker) though so had to relearn a bit, plus the lead vocals on it. I ended up leaving parts of their guitar track in as well since whoever that was playing sounded better than what I was coming up with. Which really speaks mostly to the quality of the tracks I picked up. They often making me come off better than I deserve really. Anyway thanks for listening again all, y'all got strong stomachs.. :D
     
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    Very nice indeed!
     
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