Impressive!Maybe I'm just a sucker for traditional country, but this is extremely well written, performed, and mixed! The effort and detail shine through. It's refreshing to hear music that has distinction from all of the other stuff cranked out by the "Nashville Machine" where you can't tell where the last song ended, and the current one began. It takes me back to when country was country. Thank you for keeping it real! =Hank=
HiThis is nice song..I'm very much surprise that someone in NZ "catch" the style from Texas.."Amarillo by Morning " come to My Head..JUST cut a little the intro and try to pitch It to some Country Music Publisher ..for sure Country Radio will play Your song..I was living in Amarillo for over 8 Years.. so Yes You touch My heart ..I do not know what Music Insiders will say but I Really like It ..I do hope that You will make More songs like That.. I wish You good luck with submissions...
Someone's Heart Is BreakingHi Don. Just having a listen to your song. I love the fact that both your vocal's, and your back up vocal's are nice and clear, sometimes instruments can over take the song. Very nicely done, excellent in the traditional sound of good old country music. The instruments were relatively soft in presentation, which made the song sound as though it flowed from verse to verse...very nicely done, my compliments to you and your musicians.
Someone's Heart is Breaking ReviewHi Don. As much as I don't spend too much time with the achy breaky heart stuff, you have a very nicely played song. The number of instrumentals are "just enough," so as to not make it sound cluttered. They are nicely mixed. I always love the dobro in just about every country song. Nice accents, fills, and harmonizing with the mandolin. Your voice is clear enough to understand the words easily, and the harmonies are just enough to add a fullness at the right times; yet not enough to take away from the melody. Keep up the good work my friend. Yours in Christ, Trev :)
Someone heart is breakingDo like your song. You have a good voice and it a really good song. You have got what it takes to get signed. I do wish you all the very best and hope you make it. I tried 30 years waiting. Good luck
Someone's Heart Is BreakingI like it! It's a very nicely written song with very good instrumentation, backup vocals, lyrics and arrangement. It's a very good song to listen to even if you're not unhappy, because the music is rather cheerful with the mandolins presentation. I enjoy Don's presentation here also. It's seems really warm and appropriate for the message of the song; not too powerful and not to soft. Just pleasant. Very good job Don!
Great Tune!!!This song and music were very good!! Its kinda on the same wave as my music as in a new song with an old feel. I loved the meaning or lyrics to the song for one i could relate and of course made me kind of sad. But in that since there will probably be a lot of people who can relate . My honest and true opinion about the song is very good. It kind of made me thank about how music has changed so much over the years but real country music is country music. That was the country music i learned to love and play. Love It. Best of Luck Johnny L. Edwards
Clean PlayYou make it impossible to criticize, when you turn out such a flawless tune! The lyrics are truly earthy, and great. The vocals, clean, and honest. And the mandolin-dobro combo is beautiful, and expressive! I loved it! A trip to New Zealand is now on my bucket list. Thank you!
WOWThis is one heck of a song!! Your voice fits this style perfectly! The sound levels are great, not one overpowering the other. I really enjoyed this song and felt like I could connect with it!! GREAT JOB!!
MixYou have a good sound. While the dobro player was excellent as well as the mandolin, it seemed to me there might could have been another instrument to fill in. While you could tell the dobro player was really good, he never took a ride. Over all, I like your sound. It's nice and clean not over played. Way to go Don.
Worth listening to.Don love the clarity in your voice. I enjoyed listening to Someone's Heart Is Breaking I've never heard this song before. Job well done. Keep it country your voice is perfect for country songs.
Someones HEART is BreakingHello again Don...You have managed to put together another pleasant tune but this time the lyrics are about a heart breaking story that I'm sure many people can relate to some time in their lives when they have a break up.The music is well balanced not overriding your voice. A couple of nifty little rifts that are in good taste.Congratulations...I see your songs are doing well on the New Zealand Charts...keep up the good work...Cheers Johnny Shilo Melbourne Au
Very good songHi Don, as in another song I reviewed of yours, I really like the composition and the music, backup singers and the whole structure and subject matter of your song. If the trend for soft hearted songs and love songs of the late 50's and early 60's were to return I would say it would have a great chance of making it. This modern day music industry doesn't seem to want those old sentimental songs. Best of luck to you and keep putting them out!
Someon's Heart Is Breaking worthy effortSomeone's Heart Is Breaking is complete with outstanding instrumentation for a true country Ballard. The most impressive aspect is the singers voice. Lovely timber on this fine effort from Don Smythe.
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