Sound Out.com/SliceThePie.com Raves and Pans for “Three Black Sheep”

2010-2012 (Review excerpts, edited for grammar.)

 

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SoundOut.com was a pay-for-reviews venue, where songs were played to listeners on the internet through the SliceThePie.com portal. They reviewed randomly generated songs for pop-music (broadcast) potential, and for personal taste, in exchange for tokens (“Crowd Sourcing Wisdom Method”). 

“Three Black Sheep” got above average to good scores on 10 sets, with 170 total reviews, in various genres related to the song. The reviews got an average score of 5.9 out of 10 for this mainstream European market, mostly U.K. reviewers, I surmise. 

We tried it out designated as Reggae, Drum and Bass, Experimental, Hip-Hop/Rap, Indie, Ska, Comedy and World.

The majority of listeners were younger people from Europe that were not pre-disposed to enjoyment of Americana music.

Some reviewers commented that my theatrical Patois accent was affected, and to a few, offensive. Most favorable reviewers liked the way I sang the song, and got the gist of my intentions to create a funny song by singing in a weird way.  

“Weird Al Jankovic” gets away with it, but some listeners are suspicious that I am trying to sing in “Blackface”.  It’s all in the ears of the beholders 

I am glad to be out ahead of average, but this has dampened my ambitions to become a radio star. 

I sent the song to my mentor, and hero, Clinton Fearon, and they wrote back and said he loved it and it made him laugh.  I feel better now about maybe not being that offensive after all. People of African decent are among my top musical mentors, and heros, with Bob Marley at the top, so I always try to sing with soul. ;o)

I learned from the reviews that I may be helping to create a new genre of music!

“Redneck Reggae”

I was grateful for the insights, and there were some good berries and some rotten cherries to pull out of the pudding.  

The gist was that, like many acquired tastes, you either like Arthur, or you don’t, and that if you give it a chance, it grows on you.

Thank You unnamed reviewers! Also to SoundOut.com, and SliceThePie.com, where people listened to the song.

 

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Word Cloud: (Computer extracted words most used in reviews in alphabetical order.

( * = word emphasized;  ** = word emphasized often  *** = word often repeated)

 

Accent  Appealing  Atmosphere  Attractive  Average  Awesome  Babylon  Backing  Beat**  Beginning  Boring  Catchy*  Chilled  Chorus  Concept  Cool  Country  Decent  Different*  Drums  Easy  Effects*  Enjoyable  Excellent  Feeling  Flow  Full  Funky  Funny*  Guitar*  Hard  Harmony  Instrumental  Instruments  Interesting**  Jamaican  Lead  Love  Lyrics***  Male  Melody*  Mix  Musical  Natural  Organized  Original  Pace  Perfect  Performance  Pleasant  Pretty  Professional  Radio  Random  Real  Reggae**  Relaxing  Rhythm*   Sheep  Simple  Singer**  Slow  Smooth  Solid  Special  Strange  Strong  Structure  Style  Tell  Tone  Tunes  Unique*  Words

 

(A simple singer, sings a song with slow smooth solid special strange strong structure and style, and telling tone tunes atop unique words? Cool!)

 

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No-Fan Pans:

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“I truly liked hearing the first one second that was all. It had a very strange type of style. I don’t like the song. It has a cool beat, and he sounded fine, just a crazy song”

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“The singer sounded pretty lame and has a very bad over-done delivery in the beginning that pretty much affected the entire song.”

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“The song is very plain and ordinary with an average feeling, and a slight Reggae tone that is laidback, but comes across as boring with quirky lyrics that make little sense. More attractive to an older audience maybe.”

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“The song has quite a strange twang to it, especially the quirky song tune and the weird singing. It was very unique, but it's just not that appealing to listen to. The song needs to be more modern and have stronger beats and singing.”

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“There's a noticeable sound volume difference between the instrumental and the vocals and that bothered me. The recording process wasn't properly done, and that drags the whole track down. The instrumental is enjoyable, and the vocals sound decent, too.”

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“Strange, to say the least. The intro music is like something in a porn movie. Not a track that fits together. I wouldn't rush to listen to this song again.”

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“The sound of this song is very nice, not aggressive, but the words in this song are not so nice. They are more senseless and without an interesting message. But over all it is a nice song.”

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“The vocals were certainly clear and on-key, they have Reggae tone and style to them, which gives them an original quality. The music has an all right beat, and chilled guitar too. It's all listenable, but I don't think it is catchy enough to make the charts. 

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“If he was not singing in a Jamaican accent, or something like that, I would have punched him. This song is definitely a no-go area. Arhgg. I have to write lines again and I am forced to listen to these kinds of disgusting tunes. The music industry should sue the band for spoiling music and giving music a bad name. Bah Bah Black Sheep lyrics might impress kids. Go sing in kindergarten, you can break through there with Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, not with professional adult listeners. 

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“Quite a quirky song you made here. The singing style is quite unique but it's a bit too repetitive to the point it got kind of annoying to listen to. Nice and slow beats but the singing vocals really need some work here.”

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“The introduction to the song is good. The melody is not very good and the lyrics are not great. The singer does not have a very melodic voice, but has a singing style that is good for kids. Instrumental playing is OK.”

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“The Reggae type vocals are quite chilled and easy to listen to, the music has a light tempo and sound to it. There's no catchiness to it though, so I don't think it has very much commercial appeal. It's a song you'd listen to, but it's not really memorable.”

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“This is not my sort of music at all, vocals sounds amateurish. No real melody to the backing track and no real progression. From what I can understand of the lyrics they don't sound too clever either.”

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“This song has an Indie or Alternative sound to it. The song is eclectic and experimental. The vocalist has quite a strange sound to his voice - I cannot tell whether he has a South African or a Geordie accent! It is actually quite hard not to laugh at his voice, and also because the lyrics are so random. The music is OK, but does not really get going. It actually has a 1970’s sound to it overall. The song it far too long - it could easily be a couple of minutes shorter.”

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“I enjoyed the music, a very simple and quirky tune. But it's old fashioned and the vocals didn't sound all that fantastic. It won't appeal to the modern audience and the music style is a little bland to listen to.”

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”I liked the instrumental sounds at the beginning of the song, but when he started to sing I didn't like the way that it sounded at all. The vocals were rather strange. I didn't really care for that sound at all!”

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“The Wah guitar intro is a bit dated in style but it has nostalgic appeal. The lyrics are strange and sound like simple folk lyrics, but I'll assume that they are original lyrics. The vocals are clear and the singer has a unique style, which is expressive. I'm not sure that the song will have a lot of commercial possibilities but it's a pleasant arrangement.”

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“The vocalist tried to sing in a Reggae style, they sound slightly forced and need to sing with a more natural style in my opinion. Musically it's quite fun-sounding, as the rhythm and tempo is catchy.”

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“Definitely different, maybe not in a good way. Pretty out-there kind of singing, not sure it would do well in the charts, just isn’t what todays music scene it looking for. Towards the end of the track I did however get into it, and the Reggae beat draws you in.”

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“The singing was generally clear and on-key, I thought the Reggae style sounded a little unnatural though. The music fills the song nicely, with a smooth beat and rhythm. It was worth my time, but not really catchy enough to be something that would get into the charts.”

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“A different and unique song with an interesting singing style. The vocals were all right, and the song was quite quirky. Nice music beats though. The singing doesn't really sound like proper singing, but it's really unique though.”

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“I can't say anything good about this song. The story is one that I just can't follow. The beat is too much. The vocals are all over the place. The lead and background vocals cancel each other out. I'm not sure there's a radio station out there that would spin such a song unless they were paid insane amounts of money.”

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“Standard ethno track, that has been very well recorded, but fails to catch the listener's attention. The melody is too arbitrary and there is no real catchy chorus that would hit your ear. Vocal performance is solid.”

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“Not really the type of music I like, but this tune was OK to listen to. I'm not sure how original this is. I'm sure I have heard similar tunes about Babylon before. Going into Bah Bah Black Sheep does nothing for me though. 

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“The little ticking effect from the drums is nice, sort of mysterious with a bit of an anticipatory feel.  Vocals are bold and sharp. I like the comic feel of the lyrics. There is a bit too much hardness to the lead voice once the backing vocalists join in. This is nifty, but it feels like a song filled with irony and threat. The tune is all over the place, it crashes and flips and bounces. I think the chorus is the creepiest feeling part of it. Very hip and 1960's feeling.”

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“Well I suppose its Reggae-ish, if that word exists, but does it go anywhere musically? I can’t really say it does. I find myself listening to what sounds a bit like nursery rhyme as opposed to a track of music.”

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“I did not like the singing in this song. I thought it was terrible. It wasn't even really singing. It was more like half-talking. The melody was interesting and different, but the voice just didn't match with it.”

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“Quite a nice Wah Wah guitar, very effects-laden. Percussion is simple. The vocals sound quite funny. It's like a Reggae track gone wrong. I can't really imagine hearing this on a pop music radio show. But there's something quite enjoyable about the tone of the

singer's voice. Not always in tune, but clearly having a good time. Drumming is lovely - great snare tone. The lyrics are interesting.”

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“The song has quite a laid-back and innocent attitude to it. The song was quite quirky and random, very unique but it's a bit strange. I didn't find it all that fun and attractive to listen to. The vocals weren't that great.”

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“Unfortunately, this is not my style of music. I can see what the track was trying to do and I thought it did it fairly well. It seems fairly new and original to me and I thought it was quite an intelligent blend of many styles! Good effort by the artist, but as I said, not to my taste.”

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“Some of the music is good but the lyrics and the vocals just don’t grab me. I could quite easily move my body along to the music but that’s the only good thing about it. The vocals just seem to lack in energy.”

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“I hated this song. There were far too many vocals and not enough instrumentals. The lyrics are dumb and don't make sense. The vocals are annoying and frustrating to listen to.”

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“Not sure what the singer was saying. But it got me nodding my head. The Wah Wah pedal was a nice touch. Vocals had a strange accent. It was different and not exactly my taste. The drummer brought some life to this song.”

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"Didn't like the male singer voice much, needs to be lot deeper and clearer. The drum music was good to listen to.”

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“Intro sounded very sensual however what the hell? Is this meant to be Country or Reggae. As a Jamaican myself the patois attempt is very annoying - stick to the Country. The lyric meaning is really cool, but I don’t know about this one.”

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“I really do not like this track at all, it sounds the artist was high when he made this song. It is Country and Jamaican or something, and I don't think that others will like this track. They sound like they are speaking gibberish. This is one of the weirdest songs that I have ever heard. The lyrics are weird, the singer is weird, and everything is weird about this song.”

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“The music was slow going and not very good. The lyrics and the vocals were plain old bad. The tune is an album cut and might be appreciated by those who buy and like the artist but this is a rather cheap tune and not one that would do very well in the marketplace.”

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“I like the beat at the beginning of the song until the song actually began. The song just fell apart when the man started talking/singing. It sounds like a really bad impression of a Jamaican accent, and I don’t get the lyrics. I can’t tell if the man is talking, singing, rapping or what.”

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“Different, and strange, all in all it was cool as an independent track, but not a tune that would get on the radio or hit the mainstream. I feel the artist is cool and might have a cool CD, but this music is not too good for today's sounds. Very dated, like Jethro Tull.”

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“What is this stuff? Singer seems very old aged. I do not like this style. I want to rock. Yes. Rock. Punk! Heavy Metal! Rock! Electronic Music! Why should I listen to this!! I do not like it Very very very much. Why can’t I stop it…”

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“The vocals sometimes sound slightly Reggae sounding and others more like Country vocals, it was a bit inconsistent, but still listenable. The music is laid back and keeps the song flowing. Not something that is going to be a hit, but worth a listen. 

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Raves:

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“Very different style, I thought it was little weird at first, but then I found it is not weird at all, it has style and creativity. I love this song. The music is not bad, and the chorus is good. Keep working. I like your different way of making music, and the guitars are good. Keep working for a professional sound.”

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“It's been a while, but now I’m again greeted with a song coming from Arthur Davenport. You are among the most memorable of these Slice-The-Pie artists and songs, with your own style going for you. The singing voice is memorable, the lyrics are always taking an interesting story-based route, and the songwriting has it's "quirks", a positive note, by the way! This is a solid song that would work nicely on an album filled with Davenport tunes. No huge hit potential, but shows a skilled songwriter doing his stuff. :)”

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“The intensely effected-up guitar and bass set the scene for the overall surrealism of this song. The vocals are confident, delivering the vocal hooks with ease, sounding like warm cream. The drums are tight, adding more to the song than just a rhythm section.

Overall, the song is above average for the genre, with great lyrics and irresistibly catchy music.”

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“This has a good sound, with a kind of Reggae feel to this song. I like the strong vocals. The beat is chilled and mellow and the tune has a feel good factor to it. Good track, I would like to hear this again.”

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“There is a very chilling and relaxing feel to this song. You just want to close your eyes and move along to the rhythm. The voice of the lead vocalist is unique and perfect for a song of this type. It is Reggae with a difference, and I enjoyed it a lot.”

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“Love the guitar instrumental that is edited perfectly! When it starts off, you know this will be a great Reggae song! The lyrics flow off this man's tongue like any of the big time Reggae guys! The drums keep you into the song as the beat lingers in the listener's ear! You can tell this guy is a natural and the instrumentals behind his voice combine perfectly with the classic Reggae instrumentals.”

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“The melody of this song is a bit common and typical but the Reggae feel of the background music is great, and also the timing of the beat is excellent, and just lovely too. The recording is well produced, and I appreciate that so much.”

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“A very interesting approach, with a special accent from an artist who is one of my favorites already. I think you are a very inventive and original performer, who has a large variety in your repertoire. You are inspired by natural elements, and you can really create very interesting and catchy songs, accompanied with proper melodic lines. Congratulations for a very unique song!”

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“I relish so much, and I presume that you will be a pleasing band in radio charts.”

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“The song had a nice Reggae beat. The singer reminded me of a cross between Bob Marley and Rolf Harris. The song was a fun track and there was a real deal here going forward. It sound reminded me of a rock band trying their band out on a soul beat.”

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“I like the slow Wah Wah guitar effects and the emergence of the Reggae-tinged vocals, that really have such depth lyrically and in the tone. This track is nearly un-catergorisable, as it uses an old formula of 70's easy listening Reggae rock mixed with a folky country harmonic spread. There is a spiritual quality to these lyrics also. Excellent songwriting and experimental production. 

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“The vocals are clean, smooth and definitely interesting in their originality. The instrumentals might seem quite simplistic at first, but turn out to be decently complex, and most certainly a solid and refined combination of sounds. The lyrics were sung with good fun and were enjoyable. They fit perfectly with the song and manage to deliver the message and the feel of the entire package. I honestly think this song will do very well in the industry and I congratulate you on your professionalism.”

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“The introduction has a steady guitar sound that has this groovy “Seventies” sound that highlights this song's energy. The vocals come in and give you a folksy type of sound, with a very different feel to them, along with the lyrics. It reminds me of a song that a sailor would sing, or a pirate. Good instrumental parts and everything works in this song completely. I like the "get up, get down, we ain't gonna live in a Babylon town" lyric.”

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“Good singing voice and some really good vocal flow. Good instrumentals that need a more energetic flow. Good production, with awesome backup vocals and clear sound. Distinctive composition, with unique music and humorous lyrics.”

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“The singer used some different tones to make this sound funky and all the notes were fluent and simple. I think there were some catchy moments and a lot of imagination inside this song. It worked with plenty of chords, and felt so great to me.”

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“A great atmosphere in this creative piece, with a western effect, and also the Reggae sound that I thought the singer did his best to hold.”

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“Interesting track with good dynamism and good music flow, I think the voice is above average and there is passion in the singing, the backing music is rather simple but the instrumentals are well performed, the guitar sounded cool throughout.”

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“I like the Wah-Wah guitar intro and the way the bass-line keeps following the guitar. It's an original sounding song with different sounding ideas, and good lyrics. It didn't take me long to notice that this is a song by Arthur Davenport.

You're songs always have a some kind of "rootsy" vibe going for them. This is no exception, and adds a bit of Reggae into the brew. The backing vocals are an added bonus also.

What can i say? :) These kinds of songs need a few listens before they really sink in. There isn't any "single hit" potential to these songs, but they have a real staying power. As a songwriter and a performer you have a bulk of work that you can be proud of. The quality rarely wavers, and every song of yours I've heard has been at least a pleasant listen.”

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“The maracas sound in the intro is simply a genius idea. The guitar sound is well made, like the other instrumental parts. The sound creates an atmosphere of mystery and relaxation, and are soft and sexy in general. Particular attentions are made by the voice, strong but not a screaming one. Nice in all parts.”

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“The Reggae sound was cool and there was a lot going for this. The tune was brilliantly executed and the vocals had us all laughing down to our roots. The drumming was that dub style Reggae beat and sounded like it came from a folk group.”

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“The intro of this song was a weird one. The way the vocals were performed was even weirder. I've heard songs from this artist before, but this sounds like a totally new one! The Wah Wah guitar ideas are good, and you're flirting with Reggae feel this time. The song is decent, but not among your best. This one benefits from the addition of female backing vocals, or is it you doing them also? 

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“The vocals on this track had an almost comedy effect and the way the vocalist delivered some of the lyrics made me laugh. It sounded as though he was really exaggerating his accent. The lyrics about the “big ram” really made me laugh. The track was OK for a bit, but after a while became a bit repetitive. It was also very long considering how the track was pretty similar throughout.”

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“Really good Wah Wah sound at the start, with good percussion The vocals had a really big Reggae tone to it, with some good lyrics that were really catchy throughout, and the music was really funky throughout this song.”

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“The Reggae vibe of this song is not bad and it has a convincing sound. The good thing is that the vocal blending is really melodious and it has an atmospheric sound. The drumming is edgy, I like it’s pattern, and the timing is well kept too.”

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“Rock folk song with male vocalist. The singer has a very attractive voice and performs very well. I like the lyrics and the vocals, and the song is quite entertaining.”

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“A great atmosphere in this creative piece with a Western effect and also with the Reggae sound. I thought the singer did his best to hold this in a beating flow and all the sound effects were holding up the voice nicely. I could hear this one over and over with the vibrant balance it contained.”

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“The song had a steady heady mix of jazz and a feel of well busted Reggae and African Bambata beat. The singer was almost comical in his delivery. The vocalist reminded of a chap who used to sing at work. 

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“This act brings the public a nice sound with some interesting elements of Caribbean sound that are definitely nice to listen to and enjoy. The singer has his own vocal style. The song makes us feel like we are in another atmosphere and the sound is very relaxing.”

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“Romantic and sensual sounds that makes this song very satisfactory for listeners. The music is essential, and easy, and not banal at all. Sounds are Reggae-like. Hot voice and good lyrics. Sure is a nice song, audible for every type of listener.”

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“This is quite a good song. The beat is refreshing and different. The Reggae style is up-tempo, with a good melody to boot. The lyrics are fun and off-the-cuff. Not a bad track at all. 

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“Good opening music, very unusual. Ha Ha lyrics make me giggle. It’s like soft Reggae or something? Music in the background is very fitting to the song and sounds like African instruments. Lyrics are really random. I like them!”

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“Nice flow, its sound so hot! I like the instruments, nice sound, with both the flow and singing. This is pretty good. I like how the music goes along with the lyrics 

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“A song I really like. The intro had a great melody and pace, and the theme of the song is interesting too. The music was good and I enjoyed the melody. The song is about money, and more money, and that fits this song. The vocals are nice and really fit the song, making it sound way better. The song was enjoyable and fun. 

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“This is funky! I love the use of Wah on the guitar and the feel good vibes you get from this Reggae track! The walking pace is present in all the instruments, and the drum hi-hats opening and closing emphasizes phrases and notes in the song throughout! I also love the simple vocal harmonies and lyrical content of the song too!”

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“The song has the potential to be a success and sell many records as it has something special and unique that stands out to people to grab their attention straight away at the introduction. 

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“I've heard many of your songs and this one sounds like a new one. It shows that you're digging your heels in on several musical styles, but always manage to keep your own sound going for you. This song is going for the Reggae.”

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"The singing is heavily stylized and there's vibe to it. The song is above average, but not among the best of yours. It's still a skillfully put together song and a pleasant listen. But you've managed to up the bar on your songs and I'm waiting to hear the winner ones. :)  This one benefits from the addition of female backing vocals.” 

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“A very nice song from the start. The lyrics are different from the usual, but once you listen to them you'll find them entertaining and funny. The singers voice is absolutely dreamy. Love it! 

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“Interesting musical piece! The instrument playing is really seductive. The artist has a sexy voice, and I was entertained well listening to this music. There is lots of gold to think about in the song. I think about gold, which describes this music as yellow. I really do want some gold as the artist sounds like a pirate. 

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I can't really take my ears off this music as it comes up on my mind really great, and on the roll. I think the percussion in this music is done exceptionally well as it is on fire. I would recommend this music to friends because the melody is just as great as the vocal sounds.

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“I like the artist trying to make me imagine things, that helps me picture things to make me think of myself in Candy Land. The artist reminds me also of the movie Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. I can feel the artist trying to lure me into his music so I can tell other friends about this.”

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“This track has a unique set of background music going on to it. I love the twangy jazzy feel to it. I like this quite a lot.  It also has elements of funk and folk that are tossed in there with it. This song is eclectic and it really does it for me, it is important to me that a song can make me smile, and this song does that for me. 

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“Nice groove with the guitar that matches the bass. It is sort of mix between Shaggy and Marley. Kind of a weird combination. It's not full Rasta, which makes me think that the band isn't from Jamaica. But there's no problem in playing Reggae even if you're not native to that music style, though it might be a bit hard to sell-out the whole show. It reminds me of something that The Police would do, especially on "Roxanne".”

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“I really loved the vocals in this song and the type of orchestra used. It’s a Country song, but quite Indie also. A great choice of lyrics and use of instruments to create a Western type feeling. I love the tone of this song and also the pitch and pace.”

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“The song starts with an appealing Wah effect. Melodically and lyrically it's a simple song. The musical quality is pretty good but it's a strange style – like Jamaican Folk or something. I'm not sure what the market is for this style or whether it will have commercial potential. It's well arranged and performed though.”

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“Cool song. Don't get to hear much Reggae or Ska on SliceThePie, and sometimes when you do, it's a poor Bob Marley imitation karaoke job. But this track has originality and is quite boppy.”

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“This song is a bit funny in my opinion. It reminds me of a Santa Claus song. Maybe it's because of the deep voice. This song has a Jamaican feel to it. The lyrics are good. This band is definitely unique. Great Job.”

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“Really like this song. It sounds very good and the lyrics are very well written. The narrative style of the song is recommendable. I like the vocals too.”

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“This has a Reggae style Cowboy Country with a unique sound. The singer has a decent voice, and the lyrics follow the quick timing in this song. The woman backing singer has a nice voice as well.”

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“This song is a very strange style, but I’m into the song for some crazy reason. Why I like it I have no idea? It has a catch to it from the lyrics and the sound is a very hard to miss. The track has a contagious sound in the vocals and beat.”

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“It starts off like the theme song of some movie. It has a gimmicky appeal to it. I could see it working well as a score for some scene in a movie. The lyrics do not make any sense to me, but the sound is catchy and has a great Reggae feel to it. The song is original and unique, but it could easily not be taken seriously, and hard to match with what's current right now.”

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“This track has a pretty different mood. It is a vocally oriented track, with a singer who had very big and deep voice. The presentation of this track was awesome. The melody is pretty good, the instrumental accompaniment is well arranged and provides an effective and interesting backing section. The song has an easy listening folk sound. The tunes are really fine in this track, with professionalism and perfection.”

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“A real funky and groovy feel to the whole sound with a big Reggae feel to it. The Wah Wah guitars sounded excellent, with superb bass playing and cool sounding percussion. This had a really uplifting feel.”

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“The intro was all right, but a bit strange. I have heard this artist a lot lately. The singer’s voice is fitting and somehow makes you smile, and even laugh! The song is easy to remember, and even sing with. The music was a bit pale, somehow, and with this much fun, the music sounded a bit plain. The echo at 2:10 was not good, it really ruined the perfection of the song. A very good song in my opinion, every time I think about it I smile.”

 

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“Bold words and voice. Very rhythmic and sometimes it's dramatic. Babylon as an ancient town suits this song's nature of mystery. Let's jump up, jump up! Classic song to inspire your heart, and this song will do that part. 

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“The start was unusual, and the voice of the guy makes the song something different. I am not sure whether there is any commercial value here. The structure of the song was simple, yet novel, in many ways. Good lyrics and good tempo. This may not be liked by everyone, but the beat has something unique.”

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“Such a magnetic voice! An eye opener with very unique music. People want to dance with this song. It’s like the blues, with a gentle background, and strong musical instruments. The lead singer is the strength of the foundation.”

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“The song has a rich and warm instrumental accompaniment. The West Indian accent doesn't sound authentic which makes it hard to take the song seriously. The instrumentals are the saving grace in this song. They are well balanced and interesting in its own right, as well as providing a solid backing to the song.”

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“I thought at the beginning this was going to be horrible, but after you started singing I changed my mind. It becomes very very interesting. The voice is funny, and it made me laugh. The lyrics are interesting too. As the song progressed, I realized that the rhythm is good too. Keep up the good work. Good Luck! 

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“A light Reggae song with very good sound arrangement. The singer's voice has character, with clearness and a playful color. The song writing seems unusual, and the rhythm feels, to me, weak, but the final result is not bad at all. I liked the pace and the tempo of this song. It had a natural rhythm that was both pleasing and appealing. This singer had quite a way with the music and it showed in the performance. 

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“Wow, that was quite a fun song surprisingly! I didn't know what to make of it at first, with the strange character of the singing, and the somewhat goofy sounding instrumentals. But I found that this was quite enjoyable in the end. Very well put together with just as original and funny lyrics as the whole atmosphere of the song.”

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“A Country track with a male vocalist. The singer has a very good voice and sounds convincing. I like the Reggae rhythms here. The playing of the instruments is truly good and the song is very catchy.”

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“The tune presented seemed to be Country. I recall hearing this man's voice before. The male songster does have a distinct sound for the genre his sings in. It was a little goofy, but it was cute. The music grew on me. He seemed to keep up with the tune and harmony, and the chorus had a neat feel also. It was all right to hear. 

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“The music has a decent feel about it, and the vocalist has a good voice for the song. The Reggae feel gives an Island like vibe to the song. I like the song though!”

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“The voice put a smile on my face. Sounds a bit funny, with a typical Reggae sound. Nice track, with cool guitars and effects. The lyrics are perfect and the important things are nicely accentuated by the guitar and drums”

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“Well this is different! He has a totally different vocal tone here that what I am used to hearing. It was kind of cool sounding and the instrumental sounds fit so well with his voice.”

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“Great Reggae Country song, the lyrics are really good and go well with the music. There is a wide variety of musical instruments being played, and the harmonies are real good on this song too.”

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“This is fabulous song. Every section of this song was exciting, a good listen. The instrumental work and the music combination were excellent. I think every person will love this song heartily. The vocalist has a great voice. Thanks to all members of this song team.”

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 “This remarkable track was colorful, pleasant and smooth. The beats of this song are perfectly organized, with all instruments blended well. The cute vocalist had a nice powerful voice and he did very well.”

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