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Old 02-06-2013, 12:08 PM   #1
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Katy Perry - Firework cover on guitar

Lol so doing this actually started out as an inside joke with a couple guys at work, then the more i thought about, the more i thought that the vocal melody would transfer to guitar nicely. So i took a couple days and came up with this arrangement, which i quite like, although it's not quite as practiced as i would like. Ah well, please let me know what you guys think, i worked pretty hard on this C4C?


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Old 02-07-2013, 10:45 AM   #2
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when i read the title i said .. lets say
and i was really amazed ..gr8 work buddy (Y)

what guitar is this !?


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Old 02-07-2013, 02:07 PM   #3
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it's a Fender Jaguar HH Special with GFS Retrotron pickups in it. I did not know these pickups could give such a nice tone lol.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:14 PM   #4
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Funky guitar man! haha, but damn that tone is nice, even through what seems like a webcam mic. You have Good feel on your playing as well. "In the pocket". The only thing i dislike is the pop music, lol. They play this song at my job everyday along with other pop, over the sealing speakers. Other than that, get something to record the guitar properly, so you can capture that fat tone! xD
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Old 02-08-2013, 04:42 AM   #5
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^^ honestly, that's such a great compliment. playing in the pocket is the black man bass player in me coming through lol. Honestly i agree it's such an annoying song lmao but i wanted to try and un-gay it somehow
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Old 02-09-2013, 11:13 PM   #6
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Love the tapping bits, especially that last one. I'm trying to work more of those style of licks into my own playing. No criticisms.
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:06 PM   #7
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Hey man, I just wanted to let you know that this cover is pretty stinkin' awesome! I really like the personality you put into the song. (I don't exactly know what to call it... ad-lib?) Anyways, keep up the great work. Also, the capo you are using looks quite interesting, haha. It looks almost like some type of cloth.
By the way, if you have time, could you check out my cover of Payphone on the guitar and leave me some feedback?
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/foru...d.php?t=1587237
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:34 AM   #8
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Thanks guys, really appreciate the kind words. It's not a capo, it's a muffler for the two handed arpeggio licks. Still sounds a bit like slop so ill have to work on that.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:46 AM   #9
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Dude this is sick. Great cover! That guitar and tone are awesome. You captured the melody so well you made the guitar sing.

It may have started out as an inside joke, but the end result is bad ass.

Props for the Fender Jag, they are great guitars.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:59 PM   #10
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Thanks man, im happy you enjoyed it. Yeah dude i was gassing for a Jag HH Special for a long time, and i happened to get this one for a good price so i was stoked to pick it up! I dont know if ill ever go back to 25.5" scales lol.
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:33 PM   #11
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lol this is deadly! nice tone too. sounds like Van Halen a bit with all the tapping and the tone.
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:38 PM   #12
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That was really good! I like the arrangement, tone was nice too. Now that melody is stuck in my head though!
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Old 02-18-2013, 04:03 PM   #13
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nice tone, and feel. You should work on your vibrato a little bit, make it more expressive. At points it seemed as if your vibrato was a little weak and not very consistent.

Also, it might help to maybe change up the techniques when doing the vocal melody, perhaps a little more legato, less staccato, or even just maybe bending into notes instead of sliding. Just add a variety.

Thanks for the Crit!
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:37 PM   #14
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^^ i dont get what you mean in the 2nd paragraph. I slide in legato all over the place and i used a lot of bends also. can you explain further lol
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:27 PM   #15
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lol yeah I can,
perhaps in verse 1, you choose a specific technique, let's say sliding.

in verse 2, use legato.

in verse 3 use bending.


etc etc etc
When you stack all the techniques right next to each other it can be really cool, but sometimes providing the listener with contrast really can bring the piece over the top.
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:01 PM   #16
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Dig it!!! Like you said some sloppy bits when tapping but great arrangement.
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Old 02-28-2013, 02:30 AM   #17
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Thanks man. I want to redo this with a proper microphone and really practice it til it's flawless.
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Old 02-28-2013, 10:57 PM   #18
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If you can check out my cover of crazy train, I have two other on here I'm you're and wanted dead or alive

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/foru...d.php?t=1590474
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