MariaJack

Username: MariaJack

Band: Marianne Murdock

From: USA

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  • Beth Nielsen Chapman

Beth Nielsen Chapman commented on MariaJack's lyric:

"GOOD phrasing...but many many unanswered questions:

Yeah I could call you out, (GOOD)
show you by the numbers
(show me what?)
Scream and shout, ( GOOD)
beg you to try (try what?)
With no doubt,
I could make you wonder why
(make me wonder why what?)
But I’m never gonna change your mind

GREAT on phrasing and great pictures...just needs to be conversational and airtight. Meaningwise this is still porous....!!"

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Lyric by MariaJack:

"Yeah I could call you out, show you by the numbers / Scream and shout, beg you to try / With no doubt, I could make you wonder why / But I'm never gonna change your mind"

Beth Nielsen Chapman commented on MariaJack's lyric:

"GOOD phrasing...but many many unanswered questions:

Yeah I could call you out, (GOOD)
show you by the numbers
(show me what?)
Scream and shout, ( GOOD)
beg you to try (try what?)
With no doubt,
I could make you wonder why
(make me wonder why what?)
But I’m never gonna change your mind

GREAT on phrasing and great pictures...just needs to be conversational and airtight. Meaningwise this is still porous....!!"

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Lyric by MariaJack:

"Yeah I could call you out, show you by the numbers / Scream and shout, beg you to try / With no doubt, I could make you wonder why / But I'm never gonna change your mind"

Beth Nielsen Chapman commented on MariaJack's lyric:

"love "call you out""

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Lyric by MariaJack:

"Yeah I can call you out, show you all the numbers / Scream and shout, point out all the lies / With no doubt, pull those ideas under with time / But I'm never gonna change your mind"

Beth Nielsen Chapman commented on MariaJack's lyric:

"applying vocal modulation can be a good thing in small creative ways if the seams of the lyric don't feel pulled over the melody. it should roll right off your tongue."

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Lyric by MariaJack:

"You say I’m never gonna change your mind / With your feet firm on the ground / But if the moon can turn the tide / Baby you can turn around (When I sing this, applying vocal modulation (?) it is 10/9 10/9 - O-N and GROU-OUND - TUR-URN and TI-IDE - TUR-URN and AH-ROU-OUND.)"

Beth Nielsen Chapman commented on MariaJack's lyric:

"Glad you mentioned "ruffles" Maria! It depends on the individual melody and the phrasing but in general I'm pretty strict about fitting over the melody without pulling the seams of the lyrics to do it. The lyric should be a beautiful well fitting piece of clothing fitting over the body of the melody with no puckering seams!"

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Lyric by MariaJack:

"You say I'm never gonna change your mind / But there's something you should know / If the moon can turn the tide / There's no telling where the wind might blow ( I know the syllables are sketchy but I'm singing MOON and the end of TURN with what I technically call "ruffles" which to me, gives those words an extra syllable.) :)"

Beth Nielsen Chapman commented on MariaJack's lyric:

"ohh..like this...try it as the third line and have lines 2 & 4 rhyme"

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Lyric by MariaJack:

"You say I'm never gonna change your mind / But if the moon can change the tide"

My Lyrics

Written for:

  • Beth Nielsen Chapman
  • Clay Mills
  • The Sisterhood
Yeah, we're back to back / against a wall together / I'll cut your slack / if you'll give up this fight / Face the fact (or Join the pack) / You don't wanna be left behind / So maybe let me change your mind / You know I'm gonna try, try, try... / Am I ever gonna change your mind...

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(Concept by keithcurtis) You tear my heart / Into little pieces / Toss them all / into the sky / I take a breath / Releasin' all the tension / I cry... / Cause I'm never gonna change your mind ... But I try, try, try... Why...? / 'Cause I really wanna change your mind...
I can feel the change / you seem a little lighter / Rearrange the damage that was done / Get on this page / the story's gettin' brighter / If - I've - changed - your - miiiiiind...

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Let's try to fan this flame / up a little higher Cast no blame / from either side End this game / 'cause there's nothing that I haven't tried
Like a tiny spark / begging for a light / Reaching in the dark / The notion...

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"Lives" a tiny spark /waiting to ignite /Shining in the dark (Cred - JennRiley, Renee814) I think! :)
Waiting in the dark / Crying for the light / Just enough to spark / The notion that I might
Is a gentle part / in a brighter light / (that) strikes the spark of / the notion that I might…
There's a softer part / there's a brighter light / Makes me wanna start / the notion that I might...

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There's a softer part / There's a brighter (or warmer) light

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(So) I'll take your hand / Show you where the light is / (I'll) Keep my stand / Expose all the lies / The promised land / Is really not that hard to find
So get over here / This is too important / The whole damn world / Is fallin' apart / Show your face / You used to look me in the eye / And maybe I can change your mind / At least I'll try, try, try
Let's try a little give and take / Let's find a little harmony / With a whole lotta world at stake / It's bigger than just you and me (or) It's a bigger thing than you and me (or) Let's find a place where we agree (?)
Come over, take a walk with me / Let's talk it over side by side / Let's find a little harmony / Or know we really, really truly tried
What we got here is a real hard line / (But) it doesn't have to be this way / If we soften up the edge real fine / Well we both might find a better way, yeah (And then...) Let's lighten up this heavy load... ?
You be you and I'll be me / Maybe we can do this hand in hand / We got a lot of history / And I never wanna see this friendship end (And then maybe... ?) No, I'm never gonna change your mind / But maybe I can change your heart...
We can still walk side by side / You can look me in the eye again / We can close this great divide / We got a ticket for the whole damn ride my friend
Yeah I could call you out / Try to win you over / Scream and shout / Show you the light / Take your hand / Lead you back to better times / (BNC) If I'm ever gonna change your mind
Yeah I could call you out / Try to win you over / Scream and shout / Show you the light / Take your hand / (BNC) Maybe lead you to a brighter side / (mwriley2 & BNC) If I'm ever gonna change your mind
Yeah I could call you out / Try to win you over Scream and shout / Show you the light Touch your soul / When you remember what’s wrong or right But am I ever gonna change your mind
Yeah I could call you out / Try to win you over Scream and shout / Show you the light With no doubt / Lead you from the dark of night But I'm never gonna change your mind
Yeah I could call you out, show you by the numbers / Scream and shout, beg you to try / With no doubt, I could make you wonder why / But I'm never gonna change your mind
Yeah I can call you out, show you all the numbers / Scream and shout, point out all the lies / With no doubt, pull those ideas under with time / But I'm never gonna change your mind
Maybe that's the reason why

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You say I’m never gonna change your mind / With your feet firm on the ground / But if the moon can turn the tide / Baby you can turn around (When I sing this, applying vocal modulation (?) it is 10/9 10/9 - O-N and GROU-OUND - TUR-URN and TI-IDE - TUR-URN and AH-ROU-OUND.)
You say I'm never gonna change your mind / But there's something you should know / If the moon can turn the tide / There's no telling where the wind might blow ( I know the syllables are sketchy but I'm singing MOON and the end of TURN with what I technically call "ruffles" which to me, gives those words an extra syllable.) :)
You say I'm never gonna change your mind / With your feet firm on the ground / But if the moon can change the tide / Baby you can turn around
I'm never gonna change your mind / You've always been the stubborn kind
You say I'm never gonna change your mind / But if the moon can change the tide
You say I'm never gonna change your mind / So I might as well not even try

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I'm never gonna change your mind / Unless I show you the reason why / Like the stars in a clear night's sky / Like the smell of the Jasmine as the wind blows by... (I think I just got on a "save the planet" kick) :)
Well I'm never gonna change your mind / but I'm sure as hell gonna try
An' I learned about the truth / lovin' you girl / and there ain't...

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An' I learned about the truth / that was you, girl / and there ain't...
It's been a long time since I've seen you / Sometimes I wonder how you've been
Man it's been a long time since I saw you / sometimes I wonder how you've been
I think you'd like her if you met her / she can tell a good joke too

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The burn you left is still here healing

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Ain't one kiss I'd take back girl (Marla) / Ain't one moment from the past girl / 'Cept for that (one?) night I went off the tracks

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There ain't one kiss I'd take back girl (Marla) / ain't one sweet smile from the past girl / I mighta changed around my act / if I'da had more time
Underneath that Texas sky we said goodbye...

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Even though it fell apart you touched my heart / and there ain't one kiss...
That was the first night I kissed you / but it wouldn't be the last
Long blond hair is flippin' forward / got my hand there on your back
Higher and higher, we rise / Hope shinin' brighter, we rise - we rise/ Holdin' on tighter, we rise/ Together we rise
Higher and higher, where the future looks brighter/ Holdin' on tighter, together we rise
The twilight holds a promise/ there's hope in sight

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Hope rains down like diamonds now/it's a glorious flight - Out of the darkness/ and into the bright sunrise
Hope raining down like diamonds now/ it's a glorious flight

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Bearing hope for weary souls/ it's a glorious flight

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We all sing a melody as we look to the sky

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the words that we sing/ begin to take flight/ the dark night eclipsed/ as the voices join in/ the hope shining brightly again

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The words that we sing/ begin to take flight
As the words that we sing / they begin to take flight / And they touch every heart / that shines in the night / And the pieces that once were forsaken / Are warmed as they heal from the aching

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With our voices we sing as our hearts take flight

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