Society - Eddie Vedder

Hi all. Couple of weeks since i posted my first vid. Lots of feedback and tips on how to improve. It was so much fun, so i think im just going to throw the second one out there. Not so scary now, but i have this feeling i have to do better than the last one and have to perform better. Decided to just force that feeling away. Its music and the performance is what it is.
Tried to do my biggest idol, Eddie Vedders Society. Love that song. And the lyrics is pretty strong.

Promise my third will be something strummed :joy:

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Hi Trond,
No advice from my side about this performance…great to listen to, thanks for playing :sunglasses:

You better be :thinking::wink:

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Wow i really enjoyed that Tron! Very nice! Good fingerpicking and the vocals were not bad either! First time i have heard that song but i really liked it! Kudos!

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That was great, Trond. The picking and vocal worked for me, an engaging performance, full of the feeling you have for the song.

Play the songs you want to play. Glad you are forcing the feeling away that somehow each share should be somehow better than the last. If picking is your thing then keep sharing picked songs. I won’t complain!

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Check out the original @Bytron08 its smashing!!

I really love your vocals, Trond, and they certainly suit this song. Lovely finger picking, this is a really beautiful cover.

You will likely receive some input about technique re thumb behind your fingers when you’re playing, and it’s generally the other way around. @adi_mrok gave a suggestion in your other cover. I can’t comment on that because I don’t finger pick the recommended way. I will suggest though, since you are fairly new in your guitar playing journey, check out that recommendation and see if it works for you. I’ve been playing this way too long so I’m too far gone lol. I do have it in my mind though to be aware of my technique if it ever hampers my ability to play what I want to play.

Hi @Mari63
Thanks a lot for your feedback. Yep. I know about the thumb. Im trying but i just cant get it to work. But it is on my priority list for sure :grin: thanks a lot! :pray:

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Really nice cover, Trond!

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Very nice tRONd, Eddie Vedder is an enormous task to follow but I think you did really well with it; a most enjoyable performance.

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Well this one was a great piece to strum :joy:

But honestly as long as it sounds good it is good, and even though quite different to original it was a pleasant listen :blush: same comment about the thumb placement as last time but at least you are aware of it :slight_smile:

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I most likely have to small thumbs and to large guitar @adi_mrok :rofl:

No. Seriously. I have it in my mind all the time, but its a lot more difficult than i ever imagined. But yeah. I am aware of it :grin:

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Hey, I enjoyed that a lot. Well done. I play mostly fingerstyle and when I learned society I strummed it to be more like the original. After hearing your version, I’ll be playing it fingerstyle as well. The words are certainly powerful

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How does it feel to be able to sing and play one of your biggest idol’s songs Trond? I think it’s fantastic :clap:

Lovely vocals, a playing style to suit the song and clearly heartfelt. What more could an audience want?

@tRONd - wow, that was fun, I played it fingerstyle several different ways. Slowed it down a bit for me. Thanks for the inspiration

Really enjoyed that Trond
Authenticity trumps technical proficiency every. single. time… and you ooze that :sunglasses:

Haha, that is the death of every performer. Every now and again, I throw in a ‘low-bar’ re-calibration song in order to accentuate my impending improvement :laughing:
Keep 'em coming!
Hilsen

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Lovely playing and singing Trond. Performed with feeling. Well done, I enjoyed that.

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Hahahaha!! Liked that one Brian :+1: cheers!!

Thanks David!! Yeah. Im pretty sure picking is my thing im afraid :grin:

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Ain’t nothing wrong with that, Trond. There are a host of great players who never use a pick. Not suggesting that you should throw your pick away and not learn to play with a pick, just that if your performance preference for now remains finger-picking keep finger-picking. And maybe next year, or whenever, you may want to also perform with a pick than that is just fine.

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You are on your way my friend! One of the great things about hanging out on this site is when new talent comes along like a warm breeze from the desert (a local reference). Play and do whatever inspires you – it’s what drives me. There will be lulls, but that too can be a good time to readjust and find new directions. Well done!

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