Tags : | Rock | 10.53 MB | Has Lyrics | Reaper

Description : when i was a kid you could go down and buy acid drops at the dairy - sour boiled sweets....vox, guitars and keys by me. Bass a LM loop by megapaul.

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  1. Shaman77
    Shaman77 on Sun 31st Oct 2021 - 2 months ago

    Great, it's both fun and serious, at the same time)

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    I thought so. The main idea was around the Truth. I don't know who said it but the full quote is "trust those who seek the truth, not those who say they found it". I liked that a lot.

  2. Angelusyeux777SC
    Angelusyeux777SC on Sat 30th Oct 2021 - 2 months ago

    WOWWW!! & WOWWW!!! again, this is some honest to goodness groovyness! right here man, this is GREAT! work indeed, your vocals suit the track perfectly. I use to like those pear drop sweets we have here but no longer eat those, I'm a stickler for keeping my teeth looking pretty and they can be bad for teeth :) EXCELLENT TRACK.

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Ha ha yes, I hide my lolly eating from my children, as far as they are concerned we don't sully our precious bodies with that sort of crap! Always appreciate your listening and comments thanks so much.

  3. hashmet
    hashmet on Fri 29th Oct 2021 - 2 months ago

    Uhhh ..Nice , sexy and smooth .. sounds very professional .. giving me some cinematic Vibes hahaha

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Cheers bro, have a good one

  4. dimestop
    dimestop on Wed 27th Oct 2021 - 2 months ago

    I recognised the title straight away Chris, another great listen mate, acid drops I know them so well too.

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Chur bro, been a bit stuck in the doldrums musically and emotionally lately but working on something now I'm fairly excited about. Always appreciate your ears and words of wisdom. Keep on keeping on mate.

  5. kingmt77
    kingmt77 on Wed 27th Oct 2021 - 2 months ago

    zootman2u, you got me with the bass. Yep! You’ve got the drums right at that sweet spot mix wise and the proximity on the vocals, however you processed them fit the overall theme of the song perfectly. Much respect on your technique. Be safe.

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Hey thanks heaps man. I'm trying to keep up with listening to what everyone is doing here but time be precious and can't seem to find much of it!

  6. o0jason0o
    o0jason0o on Sun 29th Aug 2021 - 4 months ago

    Hey man! I absolutely love this track. In fact, I would really love to do a remaster of it and see if any more quality can be pushed from it, because it has a lot of potential. You will have full credit for the track, and no monetary gain will come from it.

    My best,
    Jason

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Sure man, happy for that. Let me know if u need anything. I had been considering going back and doing a little tweaking of the arrangement but hasn't got around to it.

  7. Megapaul
    Megapaul on Wed 4th Aug 2021 - 5 months ago

    I should do more bass lines.
    Great Song and cool guitars !!!!!

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Hey, cool u found this! It's all built off that fat bass line of yours so thanks so much. I like very much that u like it.

  8. ClickbaitCabaret
    ClickbaitCabaret on Fri 30th Jul 2021 - 5 months ago

    Excellent bass mix. It gives the track a kind of urgency. Love the psychedelic funk feel of it. Great guitar work. Great track man.

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    thanks heaps i really appreciate that you took the time to comment and listen. all the best to you.

  9. KimNZ
    KimNZ on Thu 29th Jul 2021 - 5 months ago

    I honestly like this bro, well done mate!

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    thanks man, gonna have to listen to your latest too but hard to find much time at the mo. laters

  10. xstokes
    xstokes on Wed 28th Jul 2021 - 5 months ago

    Chris! what a riveting track, mate! the music/images are dead-on solid. man, it’s truly rare to hear a perf sound this fucking committed. bravo, pal.

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Jeez, thanks mr stokes.

  11. theHumps
    theHumps on Wed 28th Jul 2021 - 5 months ago

    Sorry I missed this earlier, a little late to the game on this one. Reminds me of Get Down Moses by Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros.

    "Fake it till you make it", always loved that saying.

    Great groove, cool guitars, liked the vocal delivery, cool track man!

    Get Down Moses:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zty2WxVnklI

    Wayne

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Thanks Wayne, I listened to the Joe Strummer track and understand your comment. Its a pretty cool song, I haven't heard much at all of his solo stuff. Cheers.

  12. BONEZONMARZ
    BONEZONMARZ on Mon 26th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    This is fing sick man. That bass line sounds oh boy. Everything you added fits in so much, so glad I waited to hear the vocals. I agree with Michael Mayo this could be in a film. Keep up the great work!

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    hey there, thanks heaps for the positive comment and listen. much appreciated. I've been enjoying your stuff of late too.

  13. RuslanG
    RuslanG on Mon 26th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Nice!

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Thanks!

  14. dimestop
    dimestop on Sun 25th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Missed this earlier, bro the bass and lead are fire, consistent beat, liked the keys coming then the change, wasn't expecting them lyrics moody cowboy edge real cool zoot

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Kia ora, thanks for the listen and comment much appreciated. Cheers.

  15. Discipline
    Discipline on Sat 24th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Nice lowdown swampy rock groove. Good song writing skills on show here! It has a hint of the Happy Mondays about it. Excellent track.

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Oh yeah, happy Mondays, I like that! Not too complicated in terms of song writing but I thought it had a decent groove and was fun to make. Thanks heaps. U disabled comments on your tracks but I've listened to them a couple of times, great stuff. Like the jazz dub one specially. Have u heard Ernest ranglin? Below the bass line is a cool album. All the best.

  16. CINCOCENT
    CINCOCENT on Fri 23rd Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Excellent groovy track you know you need to King on this one Elvis Presley lol
    Curious to know what has changed with the acid drops if you can't get them no more?

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    U can still get em but they're not the same as they used to be. Plus one time I ate too many and they made me sick

  17. crucethus
    crucethus on Wed 21st Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    That bassline reminded me a small bit of ¨The Bogus Man" from Roxy Music but with more syncopated drums.. really good, I like the arrangement, the Rhodes, and the strummed guitar chords. well-liked, the vox was cool as well, well delivered.
    For ref. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYRUQqJoNW8

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    thanks heaps. i listened to that roxy music track. I knew they were pretty experimental in their first incarnation (Brian Eno was with them wasn't he?) but had never heard any of the early stuff. i liked that track, thanks.

  18. RitajustRita
    RitajustRita on Mon 19th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Its not the genre i listen much..but this sounds realy good mister!!! all the sounds fits perfect ..just jippi ah jeehhh !!

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    :)) thanks

  19. StarTravels
    StarTravels on Mon 19th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Great guitar work, great composition, with puzzling time signature. When the vocals started I was thinking of Steve Miller ... but of course this is unique. Very good work!!!
    Regards,
    Micky

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    haha good ears someone noticed or at least commented. yep, i was kind of aiming for a sort of polyrhythmic effect. it has no real time signature, or at least no set beginning or end to any 'bar'. or maybe no bars as such! I used two drum loops which i do quite a lot, then kind of slid one past the other until I ended up with something interesting. and the other bits and pieces kind of just got thrown in to wherever i thought they sounded good. cheers for the listen.

  20. MichaelMayo
    MichaelMayo on Mon 19th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Feels like a song that'd be in the background of a film. :)

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    yeah i reckon i get that too, cheers

  21. CitizenMofo2
    CitizenMofo2 on Mon 19th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Thoroughly enjoyable. Yippeeyiyay.

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    haha yep thanks a lot

  22. sirefox
    sirefox on Sun 18th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Buen tema amigo zootman2u, poderoso bajo, y esas guitarras especiales, voz perfecta adaptándose en cada momento a la pista. Calidad en la mezcla. Me gusta como te ha quedado. Salud y paz para todos.

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    thank you my friend, I greatly appreciate that you took the time to listen and comment. have a great day.

  23. LJmbbremen
    LJmbbremen on Sun 18th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Hi Chris,
    yippee aye eh. This is a great song to start the day. Well done. The bass, from megapaul, does his work well and your voice fits as always.
    Have a nice day! Enjoy the time, the tide comes everywhere at some point (maybe you heard about it what happened here in europe).
    Greetings
    Matthias

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Hi M, thanks for stopping by. Yeah the floods sounded really bad. Hope you're not affected as so many people seem to have been. Have a good day my friend.

  24. DijamMusic
    DijamMusic on Sat 17th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Wow Chris,
    Another ACE mate,
    Love the voice.
    Well done
    Fav's
    Maj

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Thanks mate. This mix is one I sent to landr for mastering. To be honest, when I compare my master with theirs they're pretty similar I think, apart from the volume increase. Which is heartening actually.

  25. Lm29
    Lm29 on Sat 17th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    i thought there should be a male voice when i listened before 1/3 of the song, and then it comes on. Good funky song, but i dont really like effects on the voice, but it just imho. keep it up!

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Thanks a lot, appreciate the listen and opinion.

  26. cyberflares
    cyberflares on Sat 17th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    WikaWikaWah FNING BRILLIANT SIMPLES!! MAN O MAN......

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Wakawoopdingaling.

  27. sbw
    sbw on Sat 17th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Amazing bass-line! Mega funky! This song is in my playlist now! =)

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Oops u reminded me, bass line is LM loop by megapaul. Will put that up now! Cheers for the listen and comment, much appreciated.

  28. pseudoble
    pseudoble on Sat 17th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Doesnt seem to be adding it - but for sure a fav : )

  29. pseudoble
    pseudoble on Sat 17th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    I cant figure out how to add to Favs!

    zootman
    Reply by zootman

    Cheers man, think u just hit the heart below the track, should work!

  30. pseudoble
    pseudoble on Sat 17th Jul 2021 - 6 months ago

    Great Track - love it - foot stomping head nodding grove, great sound, good vocal, lyrics even a hint of what sounds like a Hammond organ (btw I actually have a real one of those - seriously) Well done mate - REAL music!

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