Sweet Sweet Summer Days

by @kahlo2013

Liner Notes

#skirmish #sundayskirmish #summer #girl_with_ukulele

Skirmish prompt: summer
Rough one take iPhone demo

Lyrics

V1
blue skies
clear lakes
surf boards
clam bakes

hot sun
warm breeze
cool waves
palm trees

PC
ooo la la la la la la
ooo la la la la la la

C
sweet sweet
summer days
sweet sweet
summer days

sweet sweet
summer days
sweet sweet
summer days

V2
corn dogs
iced tea
beach balls
warm sea

late nights
fire flies
camp outs
loon cries

PC
ooo la la la la la la
ooo la la la la la la

C
sweet sweet
summer days
sweet sweet
summer days

sweet sweet
summer days
sweet sweet
summer days



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@chldomn5

liking the simplicity of this, a great take on the prompt. gives a euphoric feeling and it fills a lot of space in the demo, sweet lyrics and gets the point across. nice!

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lovely to hear you again :) this has such a poppy feel, nice skirmishing!

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@tjeff

Love your uke playing and singing! And a light and airy and happy tune that would be great for a sing-a-long. I found myself singing along. I love what you do with brevity!

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I know there's a term for this - when you have "memories" of things that never ever even happened in your life.
That's what this does for me.
Its a memory of being on a beach, waves calm, water and sky blue, breezy with just the right temperature. There's like a boardwalk that I'm on with the water on my left and all the fun stuff like shops, attractions, food, etc on my right all along the boardwalk.
And its like your tune is coming from inside this hut/gazebo which is a little performance venue.
The character of the audio of your phone recorded vocals makes it feel like you're singing into a mic that is in that hut and coming through a not great PA system, and the mic on your uke is better than the vocal mic.
I can see me just chilling, leaning against the railing of the boardwalk, listening to your tune while looking out at the water.
Thanks for such a wonderful non-memory and feeling. Pulls me right up from being in the dumps if only for a moment.

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I see this as friends sitting around an outside table with good food and wine and you pick up the uke and sing this song and everyone joins in as it progresses. then there's a great cheer at the end with a clinking of glasses...summer magic!

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This is so sweet and fun. You definitely conjure up a soothing vision of beach days and sunshine.

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@cola

This is so fun! Love the rhymes in the verses, and I'm amazed at how much summer imagery you were able to pack into so few words. Enjoyed my listen, great skirmish!

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Mmmmmm, love this. Feelin' that sweet summer feelin'. Even better because you used a ukulele. 😀

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Ahhh sweet summer images fill my head. It's a winner!

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what great fun! and the uke is perfect for this....love those two syllable lines that really move the rhythm along in the verses...

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Happy Summer song, Liz, lovely singing and playing. Fun to listen to.

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Very concise vision of a lovely summer day. Good work my friend. Here we go again!

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Nice list of what summer can contain. Perfect for a ukulele! I could hear harmonies in my head for that chorus. This song is a keeper. Great skirmish!

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@kristi

You capture so many images of summer as well as the spirit of the season! The ukulele fits perfectly and your delivery brings it all to life so nicely. Well done!

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Can't get more summery than a ukulele! I like that chorus! Very nice indeed

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@sunfire

Definitely sounds like summer! Upbeat and fun. I like it.

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Fun!

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@beacon

So good to hear you playing and singing in addition to writing lyrics! Would love to hear more of that.

Love the chorus here. It's a simple song, but that the spirit of the summer.

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@roddy

A true summer song. The pre chorus and the chorus really capture the feeling of summer. The ukulele is just right for the song.

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very catchy melody! the ukulele is as perfect of an instrument as any to capture that summer vibe! well done! 😄