acousticmaddie 98

Artist Bio

Influences:   Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits

My name is Maddie, but I work under acousticmaddie (so if we collabed please use Acousticmaddie) , I live in Sweden and study songwriting/Music production.
I play guitar, keyboard, ukulele, harmonica and learning bass guitar. I am mainly in the folklore genre and I do voice acting (If you need voice acting I'd love to do it specially if they are weird or (yeah again) dark environment or characters!). 2017 was my first FAWM and although when I entered I thought I would be able to make 2-3 songs in total it(thanks to the lovely encouraging environment) ended up with 44. Of which I also used a few for further productions.
My goal for this year is to get to 14. Everything above is just a bonus.

I do love to collab, but PLEASE READ THIS FIRST:
1: prefer to be asked before someone grab my lyrics or music.
2: Want us to keep our separate rights, and understanding that I might use my lyrics/music further on in productions of my own.
3; I Also ask you kindly to RESPECT THE ART- which means that I do NOT want my lyrics rewritten unless we agreed on that before the collab starts. (We might think different things are good but we are working with art and thats very personal
But please tell me trough mail if you want to sing on something and think it need changes.
I m open to ease up things for singers if agreed before we put our name on it)

TW: I don't do lovestories and I can be pretty blunt in my telling with sound effects and words. I do seldom write happy-endings course I look at music as art and love it when my songs gives you a feeling that stays.

I also will focus on weird, dark stories so If you had a weird dream or just a dark tale.Please don't hesitate to scribble it down for me to put music to.

Songs (98)

#1 I am nobodys child 42
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#2 Woman by the bay 26
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#3 Can't remember his name 11
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#4 Shades of Me @billwhite51 13
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#5 Stuck in Cobh 7
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#6 Silence with his lies 16
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#7 Head in the dirt 7
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#8 Where is God when you need him? 13
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#9 The mist of forlorn (Ourang Medan) 11
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#10 Lost shadows trestle (Mary Celeste) 7
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#11 Stories of the Glen @billwhite51 10
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#12 I was the black sheep 7
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#13 Hey it will be allright 9
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#14 Sing silent songs with me 6
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#15 Fresh new start 8
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#16 Keep telling the story of Oradour-sur-Glane 7
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#17 Goodbye Jonestown 11
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#18 The ghosts of Auschwitz @arthurrossi 11
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#19 Turned My Back @cindyrella  10
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#20 Heaven's Gate @billwhite51 6
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#21 Truth or dare @jamkar  9
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#22 The young one and the knight 12
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#23 Stab, My Darling! @cts  27
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#24 What He'd Become @russiasaturn 7
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#25 Pretty hazel eyes @krayzie003  15
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#26 Never stay for worse 7
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#27 Don't let me run @coolparadiso  4
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#28 Grab Your Women and Lock Them Away @cnidaria  8
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#29 Come Home to Molly Malone @tjeff  8
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#30 Behind St Elmos Curtains 6
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#31 The last witch in Germany 10
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#32 From their graves 4
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#33 Behind the moon @billwhite51 4
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#34 Moving On @billwhite51 11
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#35 Hear how Sirius holler - collab wanted 2
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#36 Game over at babehousen barracks 6
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#37 NΓ€r musiken tagit slut 8
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#38 Never Stay For Worse (duett) @mmmmarcus  17
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#39 Chernobyl memory @kahlo2013  8
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#40 Ich verstecke mich 8
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#41 Passage to yesterday 8
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#42 When is the right time 11
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#43 Murderous Magician @cindyrella  7
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#44 The wife @billwhite51 5
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#45 Hell does not want me-collab wanted 5
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#46 Give me bad-ass hooks 14
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#47 Vomiting in your bed 20
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#48 To easy to catch 13
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#49 Chernobyl Lover Lost @kahlo2013  5
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#50 The ghost nobody knew @cindyrella  8
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#51 Invisible cuts 9
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#52 Lady in red @cindyrella  5
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#53 Winter river @cindyrella  16
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#54 That @#*$ing light 5
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#55 Dude stole my darkness (Homage to the FAWM-ily) 13
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#56 A glass of bloody champagne @billwhite51 6
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#57 Dead childrens playground @cindyrella  12
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#58 Behind Selfie pictures 5
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#59 Tribute to the FAWM widows and widowers 5
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#60 Dalkeys glimmering pearl @lowhum 1
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#61 Ashes to Ashes 8
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#62 Green eyes @cindyrella  6
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#63 Whiskey Valentine @cynthiawolff  22
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#64 No mans land @jibbidy34  12
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#65 I am not made for one 6
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#66 The gray man of Pawleys Island 3
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#67 Got somebody at home 6
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#68 Where Nothing Grows @cindyrella  7
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#69 F**ing rain 2
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#70 Before I walk away 3
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#71 He got no more to say @moonraccoon  3
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#72 Bist du da?/ Are you there? 2
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#73 Catfish and Bones 7
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#74 The human-lobster-ant 9
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#75 Floating eyes 6
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#76 When I could have had champagne 4
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#77 Another light at your street 8
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#78 The floating pyramid 1
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#79 Wireless signals 4
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#80 The silent sisters @cindyrella  6
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#81 Mrs Hilleys new lingerie 3
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#82 Scars 16
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#83 The Cusp @jibbidy34  10
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#84 No second chances 11
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#85 I'd have another 14
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#86 Ode to the homeless @coolparadiso  7
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#87 Anyone here? 5
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#88 A piece of bread would do 6
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#89 The Ghosts of the Crescent Hotel @cindyrella  5
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#90 AT the corner of 3:d and 5:th 2
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#91 Sometimes it burns 2
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#92 Behind silent doors 14
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#93 Untamed Beast @billwhite51 3
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#94 XX Shades of Black 10
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#95 Buried Alive @cindyrella  4
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#96 Adam get up 3
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#97 Falling apart from Yesterday 8
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#98 You can't change me 1
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  • @itoarazi 1 hour

    Thank you so much for your kind words on "Life Support"!! I look forward to perusing through your - wow - VAST selection of music when I get a chance in a day or two!! πŸ˜‰

  • @jibbidy34  5 hours

    Thank you Maddie. I think I’m getting addicted to country. A long way from my angst grunge rock days...haha 😁

  • @hummingbear 19 hours

    Every winter a local museum invites master musicians, there were fiddling workshops over the weekend and free public concert yesterday. Toe-tapping good. (Here in the Midwest most people have Scandinavian roots, lots of cultural heritage stuff.)

  • @berni1954 19 hours

    Thanks for giving my "I'm a Songwriter" a spin. Glad you liked it.
    The word PROLIFIC doesn't even come close to describing your output above. All written this month? I am gobsmacked. πŸ˜‰

  • @mmmmarcus  20 hours

    Tusen tack fΓΆr de varma orden! Γ„r sΓ₯ otroligt ovant att sjunga pΓ₯ svenska bara, vet inte ens vilken dialekt jag ska sjunga pΓ₯ 😝 Men det var kul, blev sjΓ€lv vΓ€ldigt nΓΆjd. SΓ₯ vi fΓ₯r se, kanske kommer mer framΓΆver.

  • @hummingbear 21 hours

    Hey, Maddie, thanks for your comment on "Luge." Looks like you're flying through FAWM on a luge - wow! Prolific!

    Yesterday I went to a Swedish folk-fiddling concert, very lively.

  • @kovbleu  22 hours

    Maddie! Thank you for listening to my uke song! Somehow it posted twice..I'm uploading from my cell phone for the first time. So I don't even know how that happened. But I had to delete one and it deleted your comment too. πŸ˜• but thank you for listening!!

  • @dutch1967 22 hours

    Thanks so much for your cool comment on Whistle! β€œTotally gorgeously weird and sweet!” is going on my list of quotes.
    That is... if you don’t mind.

  • @kahlo2013  23 hours


  • @misterd 23 hours

    Thanks so much for listening and kind words on my song 'When things fall apart ' . You are awesome !

  • @kahlo2013  1 day

    You got it! I'll catch up with your stuff tonight!

  • @crisp1  1 day

    Maddie, thanks for all your kind comments on so many of my lyrics over the last couple weeks. You are way too nice! And inspiring. You probably single-handedly keep a lot of us going.

  • @rustyp 1 day

    Hey Maddie,
    thanks so much for your encouragement!
    I didn't spend any time on production since Cynthia wants to do her own version. πŸ˜€
    Wow, you are a busy bee! 92 songs! πŸ˜€ Do you sleep? πŸ˜€

  • @andrewjtaylor  1 day

    Thanks so much for your kind words on "Turning the Other Cheek"!

  • @scubed  1 day

    Thank you!!

  • @krayzie003  2 days

    Thanks for your comment on "Heartbreak Hotel." Glad you enjoyed the story.

  • @billwhite51 2 days

    in anwer to your question, yes, im ok. he last few days have been a struggle getting th last song for my album blood of the poets written, and then the robbery was a big serback, raising the money to pay for the babys birthday party and to get through to the end of the moth..but i have beenn working also onn our duet, culling bits from the rock opera to put together a coherent series of that i have all the songs for my album, i can concentrate on out ep, which is turning into a possible album, with all the songs we have been writing id also like to write at least one more lyric for yur to compose and sing, as you did such a fien job on the last one.

  • @negasi 2 days

    Wow you've certainly cranked out a lot of songs so far congrats! Thank you so much for all the lovely comments! <3 it is much appreciated!

  • @coolparadiso  2 days

    have you heard spicey by Kraysie - which mine is an antithesis of its great. just fun to turn all his words upside down

  • @mdavisto  2 days


  • @misterd 2 days

    Thanks so much for listening and your kind comments on my song ' when things fall apart '.

  • @andrewjtaylor  2 days

    Thank you for such kind words on "I Will Be Still." Considering it was a one-take with the lead vocal and guitar, I really appreciate it! πŸ˜€

  • @unkept 2 days

    Hey @acousticmaddie ... I finally finished my German song! 😁 You helped inspire me with yours.

  • @tseaver  2 days

    Thanks for your comment on my song, "Invisible Means of Support." I just put up the demo.

  • @andrewjtaylor  2 days

    Thanks very much for taking the time to listen to and comment on 'Uke it Out!

  • @coolparadiso  2 days

    Thats good maddie. Nice n bleak . The helplessness comes through. Abd it builds to the key verse. Put it up as a collab

  • @klaus 2 days

    Hi Maddie. I'm a bit late with my replies but anyhoo thank you so much for commenting on A Pinhole Through the Veil and I'm glad you liked it. Now who says Finns and Swedes can't stand each other, not me! πŸ˜€

  • @kahlo2013  2 days

    Ok. Settled. I can now never go to Sweden. So many countries with travel bans... sigh....

  • @kahlo2013  2 days

    Ah you know me too well already 😳

  • @scubed  3 days

    I really appreciate all your generous comments - thanks so much!

  • @kahlo2013  3 days

    Ha! Justin is my man boy fantasy! Love him! And totally serious!

  • @zoom  3 days

    Thank you for your comments πŸ˜€
    got one more demo down now... on a role

  • @coolparadiso  3 days

    Dont rush Maddie. Whenever!

  • @coolparadiso  3 days

    Maddie you said you liked ode to the homeless do you want to have a crack at it. I think it might be a goodone for your vocals.

  • @jibbidy34  3 days

    Hey Maddie. Do you want to put Music to my lyrics The Cusp? That would be cool!

  • @pornstache  3 days

    Thank you for taking the time to check out our stuff. Very much appreciated. Looking forward to listening to some of the tunes on this box set you have here. Wow!

  • @oblivionratula  3 days

    Thanks for the listen and comment on "Train Station Soundscape." Hope it didn't stress you out too much. πŸ˜‰ I really love your songs, especially the hauntings. Great vibe.

  • @cindyrella  3 days

    Thanks for Mime. I wasn't sure what genre for it, but I think you might be right.

  • @tuneslayer2018  3 days

    Thanks for the comment on "Jones For The Highway." I'm glad you like the flow and rhyming and wordwork.

  • @jenniferlevenhagen  4 days

    @acousticmaddie , thank you for listening and for what you said about Dear Child <3

  • @mmmmarcus  4 days

    Thank you so much for supportive comments on "Invincible"! You rock!

  • @wistah  4 days

    <3 Thank you for the kind words. I am humbled.

  • @valeriecox  4 days

    Hi! Thanks for commenting on my song and saying my drums sounds good. It's a work in progress, πŸ˜€

  • @aprilm  4 days

    Thanks! Rain was an awesome song to pull together - between the collab with Liz and the use of the ice cream chord progression, it was an excellent creativity exercise! πŸ˜€

  • @krayzie003  4 days

    Hey Maddie, Just wanted to update you that I got the recording done for s7even's lyrics of "Breaking Down." Let me know what you think. Thanks.

  • @stuartbenbow  4 days

    Hi, thanks for checking out Bodies and Bucks. Glad you liked it. πŸ˜€

  • @cindyrella  4 days

    Thanks for all you support of my lyrics!

  • @wacha  5 days

    Thank you for your kind words on "Living in Love".

  • @skipper 5 days

    Wow. 70. That is a lot of writing. I don't know how to add you to a song but I added a dark song called suicide.

  • @dutch1967 6 days

    You were in there pretty quick. Thanks for your feedback on Stick.

  • @billwhite51 6 days

    glad you liked nothing left to believe. i spent several days on this one, trying to make it one of my better songs.

  • @misterd 6 days

    Thanks acoustic Maddie - for your kind and supportive words ! There is a beautiful & friendly international community of musicians / artists here - and I feel really grateful to be part of it ! You rock too and I wish you well in everything !! πŸ˜€

  • @darcistrutt  6 days

    62 songs! Wha? Wow...
    Anyway. I stopped by to let you know I put up a demo to my "bodies and bucks" lyric.

  • @torniojaws 1 week

    Fy fan, that's a lot of songs πŸ˜€ Impressive!

  • @alyxanderjames  1 week

    Thanks for the sweet comment on "Sometimes When I Dream"! Much appreciated.

  • @gordon  1 week

    Hi Maddie, you are too kind, but thanks!

  • @wistah  1 week

    Thank you so much for listening to my songs, and for the kind words. Much appreciated.

  • @lowhum 1 week

    yeah, I could give Dalkey a try

  • @wistah  1 week

    HOLY S#@$ 61 songs?!?! You may be the most prolific songwriter I've ever seen on FAWM. That is legendary.

  • @jonmeta  1 week

    Thanks, Maddie, for two lovely comments. Your enthusiasm is infectious.

  • @benbarden 1 week

    How are you already at 57 tracks?! Amazing!! πŸ˜€

  • @musicsongwriter 1 week

    Thank you Maddie for every comment you so generously posted. Your support is very special. Regarding the challenge, here is the link if you are interested:

  • @benbarden 1 week

    Thanks for the comment - especially the fact you posted it within 5 mins of me uploading the track! πŸ˜€

  • @thetau  1 week

    Heads up... There's an upgraded version to the originals, that are now a duet. Check it out:
    Russ πŸ˜€

  • @billwhite51 1 week

    ill accept the challenge. today will try to write a bloodly champagne lyric for you

  • @mmmmarcus  1 week

    I don't think I can produce hip hop beats, at least not intuitively. I'll keep it in the back of my mind though, if inspiration strikes!

  • @coolparadiso  1 week

    Amen Sister

  • @leepat 1 week

    Thanks for the kind comment on "Love is round" Maddie!

  • @dragondreams  1 week

    Mmmm... Telecasters are my favourite flavour!
    I'll get you a better pic of the eight ringer later. And keep me in the loop about your Tele build please!

  • @dragondreams  1 week

    My profile pic is my hand holding the neck of the eight string... πŸ˜‰

  • @johncrossman  1 week

    Recorded a demo for Winter River -

    Will check yours out now...

  • @aprilm  1 week

    Thanks for your comments on Winter River. The melody and music are in my head but just not time to put together yet...weird how lyrics flow in my head as if they are being sung...

  • @andybalham 1 week

    Thanks for the lovely comment on 'Mature Years'.

  • @cindyrella  1 week

    Thanks. I am glad it made you laugh

  • @dragondreams  1 week

    The eight string is a lot of fun, Maddie. I have mine tuned with a B and an F# below the bottom E string. I'm into bass territory when I need some extra grunt without swapping instruments. It also has a slightly longer scale length so the strings don't get too slack at the bottom end. It certainly gives my fingers a good workout! The neck feels about as wide as a pool table! 😁

  • @skipper 1 week

    How about suicide? It's good lyrics, would love to see what you could do with vocals and music.

  • @paulster1967  1 week

    Hi Maddie, thank you for your kind comments on my song lyrics for In it Together. With kind regards

  • @mmmmarcus  1 week

    Thank you so much for the continued support, and commenting on the collab track with Colleen! Was a fun one for sure, felt it was slightly out of my comfort zone with the singing (more clean).

  • @kahlo2013  1 week

    Hi Maddie, I posted a song for Chernobyl Lover Lost. Thanks for trying this with me. I know my music skills do not do your lyrics justice, but I tried!

  • @scubed  1 week

    Thank you so much for your generous comments! πŸ˜€

  • @jacobeverettwallace  1 week

    Holy schnikeys... 48 and a billion collabs? Wow, I was just gonna thank you for your comments but now I'm just gonna stand and applaud you for your output. Insaneness.

  • @treble  1 week

    Maddie thank you for providing the great prompt Bodies and Bucks and thanks for your kind comments about my interpretation!

  • @cindyrella  1 week

    Yes, it is for you πŸ˜€

  • @cindyrella  1 week

    I wrote you a ghost story πŸ˜‰

  • @musicsongwriter 1 week

    Thank you for listening and commenting Maddie. Yes, it is very sad. So hard to come to terms with so many young people going through such pain and some chose to go... Thank you for working with some people who feel the agony, the emptiness...

  • @yam655 1 week

    Interestingly, my take on "bodies and bucks" was explicitly not about human trafficking. It's about the other ways people sell their bodies. Manual laborers who get used up and discarded, their bodies destroyed by their work. Or worse, the military which in the US is a waiting line for homelessness and disability. It's not that human trafficking is the problem, it is that in terms of using-up-humanity-and-discarding it that is simply the least tolerable. How do we change that mentality? A mentality that says a body is just a body and it can always be replaced?

  • @karlsburg25  1 week

    oooo i never been a guest of honour. you are too kind. Well i am still officially "travelling" , so one day who knows πŸ˜‰

  • @karlsburg25  1 week

    I love the full on production but i also love the sparse ones as well. I would love to hear an acoustic gig with that vocal. It would be so mesmerising.

  • @famouspatrick  1 week

    Thanks for the nice comment on my skirmish song, "Dopey Hacienda."

  • @jonmeta  1 week

    Ha, ha, Maddie, no worries! I knew your finger just slipped, but "vomment" was too much of a happy accident, I had to mention it. A perfect word for the comment nobody wants. Congrats on an unintended invention.

  • @arthurrossi 1 week

    Thanks so much for all, ALL your wonderful comments, my friend!

  • @jibbidy34  1 week

    β€œA special badge made just for you
    There’s nothing left for you to prove
    You’re awesome sauce with cherries on top
    At 700 comments and listens to songs
    Now go and rest those tired ears
    You have permission from me and your peers!”
    😁 😁 😁 😁 😁 😁 😁 😁 😁 😁 😁 😁 😁

  • @tjeff  1 week

    Hi Maddie, had fun with your Molly Malone lyric. Got the music up last night - Thx.

  • @jamkar  1 week

    Thanks for the nice comment on my falling bass song!

  • @mkd  1 week

    Thanks for your comment on Hurt Song! Pleased you liked it!

  • @kahlo2013  1 week

    So loved your emotive and expressive character delivery on Chernobyl memories. Even though I knew the lyrics I got chills and was disturbed. You did an awesome job! Just to let you know that I have not forgotten my end of the bargain! I have music and chords in my head so will do after the superskirmish ends. And as always thanks for your many comments! Harriet is a woman's name. One of my favorite characters growing up was "Harriet the Spy" a wonderfully empowering book for little girls. So not a common name but one I love!

  • @fearlessflight2014  1 week

    Improv theatre- ah! That makes sense. I know in instrumental improv it’s all about hearing it all and not getting stuck on mistakes, I just struggle to find that place when I’m recording my voice. I will be demo-ing as many of my lyrics as I can fit into the small time I have at home this month.

  • @pabrizzer 1 week

    Hi Maddie. Thanks for your comment on Ain't No Secret Passage.
    Yes it's a Yamaha Guitalele. I like it but don't play it that often.

  • @axl  1 week

    Yes, have a go at it! I think what I've used off and on in the past was Now I have a very good rhyming dictionary called Steputat Reimlexikon but it's a real book.

  • @tuneslayer2018  1 week

    Thanks for commenting on my songs. I'm very glad you like them!