Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon and Garfunkel) cover

Hi all,
Thank you all for the great feedback you gave me on my first post to the group.
I thought I would share an earlier cover I did, again inspired by Justin’s lesson.
I probably had way to much chorus on the guitar FX but this is still one of my favorites
All and any feedback welcome.
Cheers
Ron

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You’re right, Chorus is a bit OTT, that apart it was really good!
Perhaps I might have tried a bit of reverb and a touch of echo, similar idea but not so ‘chimey’.

I can hear what you’re going for , just dial chorus back a bit. Otherwise sounds very good, I don’t think none guitarists would necessarily think about there being too much chorus . I think your singing very powerful too

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Really well played and sung Ron. I enjoyed the listen. But……. ditch the chorus effect! :smiley:

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Great job there Ron. Awesome singing! Would be interesting to hear it without the chorus.

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I guess that’s what you call a Gloss finish ! Boy your vox are stunning, have you ever sung professionally ? If not why not !! Playing was exquisite, sorry Darrell, I thought the chorus worked ! Ok maybe back a gnats but it fits. Shoot those end vocals are of the scale.
Very very impressive sire !! You absolutely ROCK. :sunglasses:

Lets Rock

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Regardless of chorus Ron (which I agree with others I’m afiraid!!) I really enjoyed that, appreciate you sharing!
:clap:

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Wow, I agree with Toby. If you are not singing professionally you should be. The echo might have been on a bit high, but don’t get rid of it altogether. Well played also. I am going to be watching for your videos.

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Awesome cover! I really like the chorus on it!

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Considering the state of some of the bridges that have been or are about to be covered in flood water in Australia right now, the water sure is troubled Ron! I’ve never heard a Maton sound like that.

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Beautiful rendition Ron. Tremendous, controlled playing, and a wonderful voice you have there.
Maybe a tad back on the chorus, but it does add that glassy, dreamy effect very well.
Looking forward to more Ron. Keep em comin mate!

Cheers, Shane

Thx Darrell. You confirmed my thoughts. I am still learning how to get the right guitar fx for different songs.

Hi Lewis,
Thx for the feedback. It is not easy to get the right sound. I think I have the propensity to over cook the fx :rofl:

Yep, less chorus for sure. Thank you for the feedback.

I was thinking of re-recording it. I will make that a plan without the chorus fx. Maybe just some reverb and a touch of echo as someone suggested. :smiley:

Toby you are very kind. Thx mate.
No I have never sung professionally. Why? Well got married, had kids, pursued a career, got old, retired, then realized that I loved playing and singing so I still had a bit of life in the old bones to give it a shot again…thus my finding Justin guitar and doing my YouTube channel.

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Thx Notter. Yep as I suspected the consensus is in…park the chorus…:rofl:

Thx Guiduck. I think maybe the chorus has a place but from my own thoughts and others here, probably a fair bit less than I had on. Appreciate the feedback. :+1:

Hi Batwoman,
The fx in the maton was using a boss fx board preset. I would have to go back and see which one I used at the time.
You are right about the troubled waters in NSW. It is pretty bad :cry:
Again thank you for the feedback :smiley:

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What a beautiful guitar arrangement and your cover is sensational, I love your vocals on this.

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