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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2022, 07:21:51 pm »
That's true, but Paul Franklin is also on Golden Heart and we'll probably agree that MK first album is country:)
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2022, 07:50:33 pm »
Paul Franklin is on STP, RPD and Privateering, if I recall well, and he is not doing any country think of them, just creating atmospheric sounds and some nice solos and touches here and there.

I think this is why MK wants that instrument on his records.

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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2022, 07:56:32 pm »
That's true, but Paul Franklin is also on Golden Heart and we'll probably agree that MK first album is country:)

GH has only one country song. There are some with a certain flavor, but country, there is only one.
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #18 on: February 19, 2022, 08:29:28 pm »
The most country flavor ... :) But I agree. Song number 14.
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #19 on: February 19, 2022, 10:12:58 pm »
Paul Franklin is on STP, RPD and Privateering, if I recall well, and he is not doing any country think of them, just creating atmospheric sounds and some nice solos and touches here and there.

I think this is why MK wants that instrument on his records.

He’s also on Shangri-La :)

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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #20 on: February 19, 2022, 10:37:41 pm »
The most country flavor ... :) But I agree. Song number 14.

Best country song ever written by a non country artist.
Everything about this song is just right.
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #21 on: February 19, 2022, 11:44:51 pm »
The most country flavor ... :) But I agree. Song number 14.

Best country song ever written by a non country artist.
Everything about this song is just right.
One of my all-time favourite MK songs. So beautiful!

Oh yes! I have the same feelings:)
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #22 on: February 20, 2022, 10:53:51 am »
That's true, but Paul Franklin is also on Golden Heart and we'll probably agree that MK first album is country:)

GH has only one country song. There are some with a certain flavor, but country, there is only one.

Well I'm the Fool and nobody's got the gun have some much flavour that I would count them as Country Songs as well.
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2022, 11:40:17 am »
Paul Franklin adds great flavour to You and Your Friend, not a country song either.
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #24 on: February 20, 2022, 11:48:01 am »
Or Planet Of New Orleans.
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #25 on: February 20, 2022, 04:55:48 pm »
It's funny when I read that the fact there is a steel player is going to be country.

Many of MK records have pedal steel and are not country at all. Privateering has pedal steel on many songs and none of them are country!

Let me dream for heavens sake! PF has been completely wasted on recent albums, in fact you couldn't tell there was a pedal steel on it/them.
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #26 on: February 21, 2022, 10:41:56 am »
It's funny when I read that the fact there is a steel player is going to be country.

Many of MK records have pedal steel and are not country at all. Privateering has pedal steel on many songs and none of them are country!

Let me dream for heavens sake! PF has been completely wasted on recent albums, in fact you couldn't tell there was a pedal steel on it/them.

That's true, one wonders why MK really needed a pedal steel to just play atmospheric sounds...

Greg Leisz has a big curriculum with rock stars, and most of the things he did are most of the times that way too, so I guess we should expect the same use of the instrument.
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #27 on: February 21, 2022, 10:46:38 am »
It's funny when I read that the fact there is a steel player is going to be country.

Many of MK records have pedal steel and are not country at all. Privateering has pedal steel on many songs and none of them are country!

Let me dream for heavens sake! PF has been completely wasted on recent albums, in fact you couldn't tell there was a pedal steel on it/them.

That's true, one wonders why MK really needed a pedal steel to just play atmospheric sounds...

Greg Leisz has a big curriculum with rock stars, and most of the things he did are most of the times that way too, so I guess we should expect the same use of the instrument.

The funniest thing is you guys are discussing Pedal Steel, and yet in Guy's diary Greg's playing regular guitar, so he maybe just another (overkill and expensive) additional guitar player like Robbie McIntosh to strum a couple of chords on a couple of songs commissioned from America for that sort of job.

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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #28 on: February 21, 2022, 10:48:30 am »
It's funny when I read that the fact there is a steel player is going to be country.

Many of MK records have pedal steel and are not country at all. Privateering has pedal steel on many songs and none of them are country!

Let me dream for heavens sake! PF has been completely wasted on recent albums, in fact you couldn't tell there was a pedal steel on it/them.

That's true, one wonders why MK really needed a pedal steel to just play atmospheric sounds...

Greg Leisz has a big curriculum with rock stars, and most of the things he did are most of the times that way too, so I guess we should expect the same use of the instrument.

The funniest thing is you guys are discussing Pedal Steel, and yet in Guy's diary Greg's playing regular guitar, so he maybe just another (overkill and expensive) additional guitar player like Robbie McIntosh to strum a couple of chords on a couple of songs commissioned from America for that sort of job.

I don't think that's going to be his main role in the recordings, but just a handy situation of having another guitar player. One wonders where Richard was!
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Re: The new songs - A hypothesis
« Reply #29 on: February 21, 2022, 12:04:19 pm »
He might have just been playing guitar on that particular track, I can't see Mark recruiting him to play just guitar, he and Richard could do that.
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