Bernd Harmsen | Rock-Hard & Soul

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Rock-Hard & Soul

by Bernd Harmsen

"Rock Bernd" songs from Blues through Hard Rock. Twelve new ones, and five old ones, i.e. "best of" songs that were missing on "Rockin' up". The old ones are remixed, partly also sung anew or with guitar tracks replaced. I also added two acoustic songs.
Genre: Rock: 70's Rock
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1. Rock the Boat
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2. Cold as the Mountains
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3. Call Me John
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4. Furies on the Warpath
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5. One of Seven Billion
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6. Come Real
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7. Scavengers
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8. Escort
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9. In the Blink of an Eye
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10. Tomcat
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11. Track You Down
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12. Sense of Recognition
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13. Sometime Way Back in the Past
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14. Don't Cross the Line
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15. Hide and Seek
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16. Love to Dust
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17. Don't Be Late (Acoustic) [Live]
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18. Cold as the Mountains (Acoustic) [Live]
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
After publishing "Rock Bernd III" I had no intention to publish any more songs. Fifty should do! But then I learned a little about mixing and mastering, namely how to use the limiter (a special compressor that 'cuts off' the occasional loudness peaks and thus enables you to make the whole mix appear louder). Basically, this would only make my songs louder. But then, when people browse the web and stream songs they don't want to have to adjust the volume for every other song. Therefore, I decided to remix some songs that to me seemed particularly worthwhile. I also adjusted EQ parameters, re-recorded the odd guitar track, or sang parts anew. Together with half a dozen new songs I published them as "Rockin' up", my fourth album.

As I had left several songs aside that I also considered worthwhile to be reworked or remixed, among them my 'signature song', "one of seven billion" whose lyrics I also had modified, I felt that there would have to be yet another compilation. Compiling and publishing it took a little longer this time because there were only five songs that I wanted to redo and accordingly more new songs to be written. My current favorite, "cold as the mountains", appears twice, once in the typical "Rock Bernd" manner, once in its acoustic version as I plan to perform it. Both 'live' recordings on this compilations are truly live, including the little slips that happen, if without an audience.

As always, I tried to mix styles and genres a bit, as far as I'm able to. But still, whatever I do is unpolished, raw, maybe unfinished. If my recordings sound like live I'm happy, I don't like polished studio productions anyway. Nevertheless, I still have the dream that sometime a real rock band will play one or several of my songs more professionally.

I hope you enjoy my songs as much as I enjoyed playing them. Apart from the drums for which I used the MK-Power-DrumKit VST everything is 'handmade' by the way.

Peace!
Bernd

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