#1
Hey UG, just wanting your views on a project I'm thinking of doing. I've recorded some acoustic songs, but I just don't like my voice, so I'm planning on recording an EP of instrumentals. I have the stuff written, and its going to be really chilled out acoustic stuff with swirly electric rhythms and clean, delayed leads. Imagine a combination of early Cure and the Smiths with no vocals and more lead guitar melody. Do y'all think this could work? Cheers!
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#2
It sounds like it certainly could work, I'd be interested in hearing it.

My only thought is that it may be difficult to keep a listeners interest if there are no vocals, as there's a risk that the songs may sound like they've merged into one long composition unless you do something to break them up a bit.
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#3
Cheers, yeah I think it could work too. The songs sound different, as I'm layering the first one up and its quite slow, the second will be a bit bouncier but sparser etc. I'm also planning a percussive break in the third. I thought about going for an album, but no way would anybody care for more than about twenty minutes.
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#4
I also wondered about this part of your post:
I just don't like my voice

Does that mean you're actually a bad singer, or just that you don't like hearing yourself?

I don't like my voice either, but I've sung on the majority of the songs loaded to my profile and some like it, some don't. I certainly don't, but I don't let it stop me because until I find a singer it's the only voice I've got!!

All I'm saying is if you write a song which needs lyrics, don't be afraid to record it.
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