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album art Neon Lights
by KennethLavrsen


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Released: Apr 19, 2015 | 7:27 AM
Category: Electronica
Application: Logic Pro/Studio
Loop Use: No loops

File Type: .mp3 [use AAC]
File Size: 11.52 MB

Plays: 1167
Downloads: 9
Weekly Plays: 1
Weekly Downloads: 0
Statistic reset day: Sunday

License: Non-commercial derivatives allowed; contact artist for permission
It does not happen often that I post a cover version of a song but here is one of the rare exceptions.

Neon Lights - by the German group Kraftwerk - from their great album The Man Machine. Today the original sounds lame and boring and far too long but this music really influenced the whole electronic dance music scene as we know it today. And Kraftwerk actually managed to write some really good songs with melodies that stays in your ear like a worm. And Neon Lights is one of those songs.

I have created a my own interpretation of it. I have kept the melody and basic structure but I have changed the groove with drums and bass that gets the groove moving much more. I have changed the chords a little bit. I have added extra notes to the melodies to create more variation. And the long ending has been made short. And no singing, sorry

I hope you will enjoy it.

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grathy Artist

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Uplifting!
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toveco Artist

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Great song I must say!
Really well performed

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WarrenD Artist This is great Kenneth - good work! I love 80's music too.
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Great pristine sound as always. Well put together and cool groove. Bravo! Cool interpretation!
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Love Kraftwerk and your version is cool, as well...more energized, compact, and less sleepy. Nice stuff, Kenneth!
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Wonderful cover. You have great Ideas. Enjoyed. smiley
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A delightful cover, Ken. Very nice tribute. smiley
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Kenneth fantastic sound in this musical work.
Clean cut.
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Great sound and production. Enjoyed.

JOE smiley
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Wonderful sound Ken
ABBA smiley
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Wow, I didn't see that coming. smiley You really 'pepped' up this song. Your version seems faster? and much more lively & jaunty than theirs. Great synth sounds in this. I'm with Omar its like a ABBA version of it. Very cool, thanks for sharing with us.
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i like this ! - at :48 it really opens up - i really nice gear-work of syncopation going on - the gears are well-oiled - bass part is great. OutLooking wide span expositions are intriguing.
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Amazing. Great synths throughout. The drum track is great and blends so well with the synths. I've never heard Kraftwerk's version of the song, but I definitely like yours. I love the synths arpeggios answering the melodies in the song. Very nice job.
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Little_Hooligan Listener I was not aware of the original but this def has that 80's ring to it, making it likeable to my ears..Very 'bright lights' feel..
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This is one of those tunes I'd like to have playing whilst walking down a quiet road or across a bridge at night, gazing at the street lights and soaking in the cool, refreshing atmosphere. It's definitely got a cheery vibe to it, and does indeed sound incredibly 1980s'. That phaser on one of the background synths sounds very lovely and adds a hazey, dreamy feel. I love how new synths keep getting introduced throughout the whole track, for that makes for a very diverse and interesting listen with constant surprises and so fourth. Lovely song writing as well, that evolves all through the whole thing just as well as the synths/sound designs. I must also add that this sounds very campy and cheesy, but not at all in the negative way. I quite like hearing some corny retro synth work here and there. The only thing I'd like to have added to this mix would be the cliché 80s' fake machine drum breakdown at the end of a measure peppered throughout certain portions. With that, I'd admire this song 100%. Overall an enjoyable listen.
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Beautiful performance ! Bravo ! smiley
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bluemuller Listener verry good.loved the takeover in the instrument at some parts.verry wel done.smooth smiley
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sweet n cheerful rendition, nicely introducing new lead sounds I liked. synths can be such great therapy in this manner
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What a crispy clean production. I enjoy this awesome blend of instruments employed here. A lifely melody indeed and the masterful voices/effects assignment successfully imprinted the neon lights picture in my mind.
Thanks for sharing.
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Love Kraftwerk!!
This one doesn't be behind of the original.

Awesome!!
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Yep. I smell the Kraut and it tastes delicious ... don’t like the drums that much. But the song is dashing.
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This is a great production, Ken.
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I enjoyed this- very spirited music and great use of synths. A great mix, too!
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I don't think I've ever heard you post a cover, Kenneth! Actually I think there was a Danish song you covered, a few months back. But I don't recall any others. Good instrumentation here, with that eerie theremin-style instrument you open with. I love the 80s-style chugging sounds in the background. Nice bass, too, with a real bounce to it. A happy tune, I like it a lot.
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Yeah, fantastic production-uplifting and cool and a great homage to such an important, influential band..
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Very nice cut Kenneth,, embodies your always UPBEAT musical compositions! Beautifully performed and delivered!!! Way 80's Euro feel!
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Well produced and very catchy stuff.
A Tangerine Dream vibe.
Good work Kenneth.
Cheers,
Charlie
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Happy Catchy Sound !!
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Looking from the window above-but then a better direction smiley
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Fresh and lively, a purity of notes joyfully dancing. Super production and wonderful sound..

'Left Turned'
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Wow! At first I thought it was "A-Ha"!! Great track, and super performed/tracked/mix. Very "jittery" and uplifting. I love this!!!!!
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Back for another listen - I just listened to "Scandanavian Skies" by Billy Joel and it made me remember this lush track!! Nice!!
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Great uplifting beat and melody. Really nice mix/balance of sounds - really puts a smile on my face smiley
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Kraftwerk had such an influence on electronica, and you are brave to take it on. That said, great version of the song, well done indeed
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Sorry to be so late, Kenneth...
Excellent piece of music.
Great chords and cool keyboard play !
Come back soon with new songs ?

- LaFayette
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Really nice work
Great performance
Wonderful!!
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