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David Archuleta’s Heart Falls Out ~ A Review

Posted by MT on Saturday, April 6, 2013

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Let me start by admitting that I know as close to nothing as you can get about the technical terms in music. I just know what I like and this song falls into the category of, David songs I really love. It makes me want to take a course in music just so I could talk about it in the proper terms. But since there’s no time for that, I’ll say it as simply as I can and hope you get what I mean because as far as I’m concerned, this song deserves special mention. It is beautiful and sweet and light and airy. It gives me chills and makes me want to dance.

From the first notes, “Heart Falls Out” makes me smile. It begins with a fuller sound rather than with the simpler, acoustic type beginnings in some of David’s songs. I love the way they used synthesized sounds, adding techno effects and  drums that almost feel like a heart beat. Somehow, that drum beat forms a connection to my own heartbeat and makes the music feel like it moves through me.

The first notes he sings are just ‘ohhhhhh, ohhhh noooo.” Oh, boy! When he’s just making sounds, with no words, it feels like it’s pure emotion. Right there, he has me hooked and the rest of the song just keep pulling me along. As he begins singing the lyrics, you  hear his beautiful, pure, clear voice, then the auto tuned part kicks in and seems to duet with him.

I was actually a little surprised at first by the auto-tuning effects on his voice. Some may not like it but I personally love it. I think the mix of auto-tune with his normal voice gives a wonderful mix of textures to the vocals. I think it actually makes his natural, organic voice stand out more and I seem to react stronger to his voice in those places where it appears in the song, like at 2:03 and 2:15-2:25.  (Would you just listen to the rich velvety tone of his voice! Gahhh, gorgeous!)

The rhythm: Maybe it’s because I’m a dancer at heart that the rhythm appeals to me so much. This song has such a beautifully smooth, silky sound, a slightly faster tempo, and an almost sensuous dance rhythm to it. Even when I’m sitting in a chair or sitting in the car listening, I can imagine how I would move to it on the dance floor. The feeling is heady, almost intoxicating. I want to just breath in the music. *sigh*

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One more thing I need to make note of is the background vocal track. I’ve always been a fan of his background vocals because they seem less “rehearsed,” more raw and emotional, and I think this is where David truly shines. I am a big fan of the riffs and runs David adds to live performances and the background vocals sound like the same thing. They feel spontaneous and real. If I could change one thing on this song, it would be during the last 1:30 of song. The volume on the background vocal is too low for me and I find myself straining to hear it. I would love to hear what it would sound like if the volume on that part was turned up enough to sound like a duet because those vocals are what capture my attention and reach out to me.

The combination of all these things, along with so many others that I don’t have the expertise to even try to describe, makes this an outstanding song for me. If I have time to listen to anything these days when I’ve been so busy, it’s this song. It’s been on repeat since it downloaded from iTunes.

I love this song. And when I say I love this song, I really mean it. Love, Love Love. It’s a keeper and will probably remain at the top of my playlist for a very long time. Kudos to David, LadyV, and the producers for doing an amazing job on this song.

By the way, if anyone reading this has any control over the contents of the vault this came out of and find more like it, please feel free to share.  :)

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MT is a Staff Writer for The Voice

 

Posted in @DavidArchie, @LadyVmusic, Appreciation, Art, David Archuleta, The Voice | Tagged: , , , , | 95 Comments »

DAVID ARCHULETA NEWS TODAY!

Posted by djafan on Monday, January 28, 2013

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Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic

ooo i know for sure some of you on here would be loving to come to my lunch meeting to hear which artists new record i’m discussing!! :)

Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic

lets just say this about today.. some of my tweeter fam are going to freak out soon when they hear the news… :)

Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic

I do believe its archie news sometime today! :)

Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic

haha i love all your messages & lets be honest it is exciting news! (i might just already know what it is!) just waiting for the official ok

Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic

@jmlittman the other stuff is about an extremely fab artist & his team r about to announce some news as he’s done something for his fans! :)

Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic

if you guys read the official before they mail me, plz tweet me!!

Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic

trust me i do know how excited you all are, cos when i first found out- i was like this is amazing!!!

Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic

right now 1million 300k @DavidArchie fans should be getting very excited!!!!

Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆Victoria Hornღ♫♕❀✿♥☆ ‏@LadyVmusic

ok gotta go and get ready for my session today but i’ll keep my eye on my phone.. but the news might not be released til later today…

And Kari!

Kari SellardsKari Sellards ‏@kariontour

It’s going to be a crazy but good last week of January 2013!! Who’s ready for it?

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FROM DAVID!!!!!

David ArchuletaDavid Archuleta ‏@DavidArchie

A little message today from David “I hope you all have a wonderful week! – David” (KS)

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