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Light It Up

Ryan Langford

April 04, 2015

Genre: Country

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Renew the Passion in a relationship

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Is it commercial? Are there lyrics that stand out in a positive or negative way?


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Dick Plunk

Ryan,

Cool song. It has a lot of “ear candy” - neat melody, those cool echos (up, up), the list like bridge,  - all cool stuff making the song fun to listen to. I guess my only critique point would be to NOT repeat the last four lines of the 1st verse in the 2nd verse. There is so much repetition that I think it would be stronger to find something unique for verse 2.
Regardless, neat song.

April 04, 2015

Ryan Langford

Dick,

I hadn’t thought about it being too repetitive…it is so helpful to get an outside perspective! Thank you for the detailed Feedback! Very helpful!

April 04, 2015

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Dennis Field

Very interesting song here! I too enjoyed the melody and things really flowed nice for me. I was pulled right in. I’d agree with Dick that some places do feel a bit repetitive and you’re probably right on the edge of too complex for my taste in effects, but really neat song for sure. The ewwww fits nice. Eager to hear more and to follow along with this song.

April 06, 2015

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Ryan Langford

Dennis,

I am not very good at the production side of things.  I think a good engineer could make this song sound so much better!  Hopefully I will improve.  =)

April 07, 2015

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Robert Markham

I agree…interesting song.  Good melody.  I sort of like the repetition but maybe a change in music arrangement to simulate a bridge.

April 10, 2015

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Brent Baxter

Hey, Ryan! Some cool stuff going on here. I like the echoes on the hook. Sounds like current country. I think you have a few opportunities here. For one, you can paint more of s picture of how the fire’s gone out. Other than a kiss image, you don’t really paint it or prove it to me. But then y’all are out on a backroad, and you mention “every time you hold me.” Is that in the past? Is she still holding you? If so, how is it colder now than it used to be?  Also, if you really want to rekindle things with her… wouldn’t you do more than just take her on a back road and light a campfire? Use that 2nd verse to paint some thoughtfulness and romance. More than just “let’s make out.” Bring out her favorite flowers, her favorite wine, “your song,” something to show her you’re really trying. Just my 2 cents. Hope it helps!

January 18, 2017

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Dick Plunk

Ryan,

Cool song. It has a lot of “ear candy” - neat melody, those cool echos (up, up), the list like bridge,  - all cool stuff making the song fun to listen to. I guess my only critique point would be to NOT repeat the last four lines of the 1st verse in the 2nd verse. There is so much repetition that I think it would be stronger to find something unique for verse 2.
Regardless, neat song.

April 04, 2015

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Ryan Langford

Dick,

I hadn’t thought about it being too repetitive…it is so helpful to get an outside perspective! Thank you for the detailed Feedback! Very helpful!

April 04, 2015

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Dennis Field

Very interesting song here! I too enjoyed the melody and things really flowed nice for me. I was pulled right in. I’d agree with Dick that some places do feel a bit repetitive and you’re probably right on the edge of too complex for my taste in effects, but really neat song for sure. The ewwww fits nice. Eager to hear more and to follow along with this song.

April 06, 2015

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Ryan Langford

Dennis,

I am not very good at the production side of things.  I think a good engineer could make this song sound so much better!  Hopefully I will improve.  =)

April 07, 2015

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Robert Markham

I agree…interesting song.  Good melody.  I sort of like the repetition but maybe a change in music arrangement to simulate a bridge.

April 10, 2015

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Brent Baxter

Hey, Ryan! Some cool stuff going on here. I like the echoes on the hook. Sounds like current country. I think you have a few opportunities here. For one, you can paint more of s picture of how the fire’s gone out. Other than a kiss image, you don’t really paint it or prove it to me. But then y’all are out on a backroad, and you mention “every time you hold me.” Is that in the past? Is she still holding you? If so, how is it colder now than it used to be?  Also, if you really want to rekindle things with her… wouldn’t you do more than just take her on a back road and light a campfire? Use that 2nd verse to paint some thoughtfulness and romance. More than just “let’s make out.” Bring out her favorite flowers, her favorite wine, “your song,” something to show her you’re really trying. Just my 2 cents. Hope it helps!

January 18, 2017


Light It Up

VERSE:
You don't love me like you used too – used too
You don't hold me like you want too – want too
Your Eyes Lost Their Sunlight Shinin'
Somewhere Back When Days Were Brighter
Pray To God Down Somewhere On These Back Roads
We Light It Up Again

PRE:
Ooh Come On
Start A Fire
The Flame Still Burns
Every Time You Hold Me Like
Ooh Just Slide
On Over
We're Gonna Light It Up Tonight

CHORUS:
Light It Up
Turn This Night
Something We Can't Forget
Light It Up
Take My Hand
Hold Tight To The End
Light It Up

VERSE:
You Don't Kiss Me Like You Used Too – used too
You Don't Need Me Like I Need You – I need you
Your Eyes Lost Their Sunlight Shinin'
Somewhere Back When Days Were Brighter
Pray To God Down Somewhere On These Back Roads
We Light It Up Again

BRIDGE:
Ooh Light It Up Again
Two Hearts
Best Friends
Lightning Struck Once
Let's Do It Again
Ooh We Can Take It Slow
Swaying To The Radio
Eyes Locked
Body Rockin
Ready To Win

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