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I like the sound it's original! I can feel the heart in this showing you put in some dedicated work. I like the melody, very straight forward and with some nice vocals. I really like the acoustic sound it gives a live sound!!! Sounds like the studio vibe was feeling the vibe I could sit back to this one and zone out!!!!! More artist should study the roots of their culture of art more to be better at their own art. Keep up the good work and stay in the lab creating new material to stay fresh and on your toes. Peace!

United States, South Carolina, Rock Hill

Remarkable unplugged recording

Nice song with a good feel accompained by perfect played acoustic guitar. Very talented musician and unique vocals. The lyrics about relationship is an important story of love and brings moreover deep feelings into the music. Duane Risley shows that one guitar is enough for a good song and has ability to give an account in words about someone or something, including all relevant characteristics, qualities, or events. This song is an original and I´m sure you will also like to add. Let others know your recommedation.

Germany, Hamburg

Romantic sound

This quiet ballad remembers romantic atmospheres, while the sound is simple and essential. This song is very beauty, but it's not so easy as it could seem. There's a good job behind. Interesting.

Italy, Monfalcone, Trieste

By design

Nice two guitars playing together. Lead and rhythm. Lyrics seem to me about relationship and that's what we need all going forward, Timing you could practice to a click seemed when you strummed and the guitar lead picked, up the song started to lift, so from that mode i would suggest the bass could do with light drum/percussion to give it some structure. You could do with a vocal trap. as you sing can hear you bouncing off the walls and then add reverb to suit, and you can try not holding on to words and notes too long. think also you could go up a few more bpm. Thanks for sharing, a good length is 3.45

United Kingdom, Southampton

cool song

Really good composition. Its a Song with a deep message behind, that touches something by the listener. Keep on doing you' re Kind of music, expression you want to. I wish you really all the best for the new beginning year - 2022- Stay healthy and happy as well! Hope you'll get in a creative process to create more songs, music can heal and gives us hope all over the planet! That is what I think about it. Greets, Judith M, Germany

Germany, Schwerin

Lovely song

Loved the introduction and how it Transitioned into the song. Really smooth and mellow music. Had a very special feel to it. I was impressed by the song lyrics and thought it was well written. Profit

United States, Arkansas, Mountain Home


i dont like this hav to be honest..but thats only a persolal opinion..that's not to say it's not good music..too wishy washy for me..but the dude is obviously singin frm his soul..and that is good. so this is good. an it will connect with those of a like mind. no offence intened. 4 stars. i aint no reviewer. the guitar is brilliant. soul music

Ireland, Dublin

Clever Sounds

Good evening I just got through reviewing your music thank you for sharing your song with me is very unique has a clever sound a uniqueness to it I love the intro the guitar. I'm a big fan of all general music whether it's jazz gospel Rock country soft Rock Christian just the name of you keep on making great music never stop sharing your challenge with the world. Never be afraid to take chances in your gifts and talents keep on going to the next level people need to hear your music especially what's going on today there's so much we can talk about and I'm using like myself and my artist myself and and I talk about what's going on today. Thank you again have a wonderful weekend I hope you enjoyed your week God bless you

United States, California, Every Where

Gods design

wow what a beautiful song love the sounds and muscianship............this song has a really good melody lines I can hear this song over and over............they the song was put together is very unique..........just love the way its sung the vocals are spot on the guitars, drums and. Both guitars were played perfectly...............can't say enough about this song ............I want to thank you for letting me review your amazing song thsnk you.......... This is steve from voodoo dancer and thank you again.....................

United States, New York, Middle village

Good song

Hi mr Risley. This song is well intended: It's a warm song and I like every song with a title like that. The lyrics are great, the guitar sounds hot and your voice sounds as if you're singing from your heart. That's all good. But. I think the composition could have been more elaborate, because I believe that the more nuanced a song is, the more it gets stuck into people's heads. And it ends too abruptly. A song is always some sort of mathematical parametre, and, the more complicated the parametre the more unique the song and the more unique it may sound. E.g. Have you ever listened to the new album by Paul McCartney, Paul McCartney III ? He even uses chords that nearly never have been used before, but there really are some pearls on it. Still. I believe in your capacities and would definitely like to hear more of your songs. So. Keep up the good work !

Belgium, Ghent

God's Design

Not the best sound on this one. The tune is quite ok but Duane Risley maybe should avoid gliding on the notes with his voice.It does not work like it is intented.. The lyrics are ok. But the track needs a some more work and some better recording facilities

Denmark, Brande



Italy, dalmine bg

Great Song!

This is one of the most soothing songs I’ve heard! Great lyrics, and I love how it starts off really chill And the chorus picks it up but it’s still incredibly relaxing. Thank you! I’m adding it to my favorites list!

United States, California, Beaumont

Your Song

Hello music lover ... I like to rate your music song today ... Your song is well produced and thought up. The timbre is good and the musical values ​​for the song are sufficient. Nevertheless, the song is not quite perfect, the middle section of the song should have more come out. This is my feedback for your song..greetings Have a nice time

Germany, Berlin

Nice Message

Duane has a nice way of capturing a full sound on his acoustic guitar parts. The short lead parts sprinkled in added a nice touch but the overall message of the song is something we could use more of in the music industry. The fact that he kept it simple and didn't overwhelm the song with other instruments complimented the overall message too.

United States, Alabama, Birmingham

Absolutely Great

Great acoustic guitar in the begining of the song. Your voice is very melodic and smooth. Your finger style also cath me. The message over the lyrics is very important. Thank you for your beautiful song. Aira Winterland

Brazil, São João Batista

Atmósfera envolvente

La ambientación sonora te envuelve y te atrapa, pero hay algunos problemas de afinación y de tempo que lastran el resultado final. La canción en sí es amable, y la atmósfera que crea resulta muy evocadora. Habría que ponerle más atención a la ejecución. A mí personalmente me gustan este tipo de canciones, así que animo a Duane a hacer más.

God's Design review

I will say this is a nice song written obviously from the heart. There are many elements to songwriting and there really isn't any dead set format. And even though this one tends to stay in a small area of it's direction, it would sound much better if you took it into a studio and had a good engineer/producer do their magic to it. Taking this song's track and embellishing on it with studio players would only give your efforts the polish that you would be proud of playing. The cost would not be that much and the end result would be well worth the money. Please let me know if you take the advice and I would love to hear it afterwards. Good luck moving forward!

United States, California, San Diego

In My Opinion

Greetings, Thank you for choosing me to review your work, I count it an honor to be included in such a task. My hat is off to you and anyone willing to step out and share their gift, talent and love of music to the public. Be it a musician, singer, song writer, actor and so-on. I myself, via 40 some years of experience in the fields, on the road, in the studio, radio, TV, video, and management, consider myself to be a seasoned musician, singer, song writer, studio-sound tech/engineer/ owner/operator, stage manager, find it sometimes hard/difficult and perhaps not even fair to sit in a seat, voicing My Opinion concerning another's creative efforts. Especially in certain genres of music I am not all that familiar with concerning very important elements that make up and meet the required standards to justify the various levels of ratings and grades. So, in saying ALL that, I will limit myself to MY Opinion concerning the quality of the work according to My ears, and the standards I have been familiarized with thru-out the years. I hold to the old - saying " Beauty Is In The EAR of The Beholder ... LOL. The sound quality of the recording over-all is very crisp and bright and clear, Consider adding a slight amount of processing on your vocals a little , not singing in a tunnel, more natural sound, but, not dry and flat either. I really enjoyed the acoustic sounds in this song.Think about a music solo break to step away from vocals for a short period in future works. Vocals are smooth and natural, sort of - down to earth as they say, and extremely peaceful. The mix levels let me know who was still in charge of this song. Very easy to sit back and listen to. I mean no offense in any part, I myself take all feedback and use it as a tool toward my next project. I pray you feel the same way. Either way, I say to you, keep doing what you do, keep kicking and enjoying what you do. I tell folks all the time for many years. When it stops being FUN, then it's time to stop, and stand back and think about what we are doing, why we are doing it, how we are doing it, what we and others are getting out it. Is it what we want, and how we want it. IF NOT. what are willing to do from there? Thank you again for asking MY OPINION. Johnny

United States, West Virginia, LUMBERPORT

God's Design

Coffee House style I love. Guitar Chording is strong with weak vocals. Could use piano, organ or some type of back ground to fill gaps. Author should consider a professional recording studio with an actual producer.

United States, Indiana, DeMotte

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