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Englishman

Sometimes, I like to take songs from my favorite artists and make something different with my sound. "Englishman" is a great example.

I spent a couple of hours trying to re-create the original "Englishman in New York" by Sting. I was satisfied with everything except that saxophone! (Sax is always a hard one to deal with in the digital realm.) After I got a decent re-creation, I slowed the track down from 104 bpm to 96 bpm and created the beat.

When I "re-create" parts of existing songs, I actually go through and manually re-create each part that I can hear, as close to the original as I can. It takes awhile, especially since my "musicianship" is not the best and I only know how to re-create "by ear" (what I hear). In all, it is a great exercise in listening and focusing on specific instruments, sounds and parts within a song when so much is going on within it.

This is another one of my "for fun" tracks. I can only hope that Sting wouldn't be angry if he heard it. :->

Keywords: englishman in new york, sting

What People Are Saying

weiss1377 - na

i liked the video very much. The sample, the beat (SO GOOD...) and the tutorial.?



Wes - na

Very good sounding tunes, really well recorded & interesting structure with good rhythm.Sounds professional. Keep up the good work. Wes Stafford



Reggie Graham - na

RE: The Upper Room... Great music! Stay with Lord.



gospa rap theme records - na

hey wazup..love the banging beats man..even the remix to lean back, and the song how we do it...keep it up for god god bless...peace G.R.T productions



David S Mohn - na

Thanks for listening to my music. I just listened to your 2 tracks. They are great.



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