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Edwin Odesseiron

Posts: 9

Age: 33
From: Turkey

  02.01.2010 at 01:01
I welcome your opinions, even if they're negative!
edit: I added one new cover (Omega), and didn't want to open a new topic for it.

Kamelot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qa4mzwG1Y8

Bruce Dickinson - Omega http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD3wUzKjVh8

Bruce Dickinson - Tears of the Dragon : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyqK9J-ckxs
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"Elminster this, Elminster that. Give *me* 2000 years and a pointy hat and I'll kick his arse!"
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Melodeath Master

Posts: 384

Age: 25
From: Sweden

  02.01.2010 at 02:10
Not to bad, really good for a try to do a song sung by Khan. No one can ever reach to his capabilities, but a really nice go there
Edwin Odesseiron

Posts: 9

Age: 33
From: Turkey

  02.01.2010 at 02:33
Thanks. yep Khan is really unique. I might have put more vibrato to my voice, but that would not be "me", but a person trying to impersonate Khan. On one hand it would not be original, but more importantly i could not achieve that with perfection.
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"Elminster this, Elminster that. Give *me* 2000 years and a pointy hat and I'll kick his arse!"
Windiz
Kamelotian

Posts: 58
From: Norway

  02.01.2010 at 02:41
Well well It was a good attempt! For any kind of critic - I shall go with the honest truth...

You don't ruin the song (which were my expectations), but I don't think your voice fit that kind of vocal genre or Kamelot to be more spesific. On the other hand I do hear potential, just a little more deeper practice and a little more preperation. Your version feels more like it was sanged in the shower. Also make sure to sing out the correct lyrics - noticed the slip in 2:05, the "I'm no longer a slave" part, cracked me up a little ^^

I might sound like an ass, but it's just to be frank with you

You might notice more of these comments from others, mainly because of those who watch the clip will be either a Kamelot "hardcore" or a big fan of Roy Khan's voice. I'm both. It's always fun to see people cover or make a tribute of Kamelots catalog - 8/10 fucks up really bad. You my friend are neither. You're not good, but you're not bad either

Cheers! And keep up the singing

Here are some of my favorits tributes of Kamelot:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nM3lGjStl90 (Acoustic version of Karma - very cool and creative)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLY2m7fX-Is (an harp version of Abandoned)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrVe-TGmtOw (Piano version of Abandoned w/female vocals)
Lukas Jackson

Posts: 15

Age: 25
From: UK

  02.01.2010 at 02:50
You did an awesome job =] I sing myself and love doing so!

www.myspace.com/dreamcatchermusic

Thats the group I sing in. You should get some musicians together and make something of it
Edwin Odesseiron

Posts: 9

Age: 33
From: Turkey

  02.01.2010 at 02:52
@Itoc: No, you obviously don't like an ass to me. I sang heavy-power metal and hard rock in various bands. But i have not been singing for almost 3 years, and also it is my first attempt to cover a song and record it. My voice is not as intense as Khan's, and i did not try to impersonate him. I didn't expect anybody to comment like "omg you're better than Khan" or like that. I would be the first to say "your comment sucks" believe me I got satisfied from the result and wanted to share it. maybe some months later i may try another song from another band. It was fun for me, and yes as i was looking at the lyrics from the monitor, i had to sing like in a bathroom Thanks for the criticism. i will check your links tomorrow. Cheers. )

Cyber-Wolf, thanks
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"Elminster this, Elminster that. Give *me* 2000 years and a pointy hat and I'll kick his arse!"
Lachy
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  02.01.2010 at 04:35
You have a very similar voice to khan, Im sure you could make something of your voice if you put yourself out there. Good job
Ellrohir
Heaven Knight

Posts: 8145

Age: 26
From: Czech Republic

  02.01.2010 at 10:42
Well i dont know the original, so i dont "feel offended" by your vocal cover at all i can but tell you, that your voice is very nice...quite high-pitched, but unlike me, you are able to control it well (i have to resign to singing and began with growling )...thumbs up from me
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Become dust in the wake of the hymn
Mighty kingdoms rise, but they all will fall
No more than a breath on the wind


Glabrezu

Posts: 106

Age: 30
From: Germany

  02.01.2010 at 14:21
You tried to sing a very difficult part and you made a good attempt!! Nice voice!!
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Exploring life
Without fear without feeling
I am one with my torment
And forever blind
Angel_Lament

Posts: 695

Age: 22
From: Syria

  02.01.2010 at 15:19
Nice Attempt dude, your voice is rly good, still u need some practice on the Acapella parts and try not to overeact too much!!! but dont get me wrong, your cover is well done!
Edwin Odesseiron

Posts: 9

Age: 33
From: Turkey

  02.01.2010 at 19:05
@Itoc: I love harp, and thus i love that cover. I already knew abandoned with pianos and female vocals. That's pretty good. And finally, the latinesque karma cover is not my cup of tea. i didn't find it very creative either. it is a matter of an sudden idea. it just comes to your mind, if you have a good ear and good command of that genre. It is still enjoyable though.

And Lachy, Ellrohir, Glabrezu and Angel_Lament, thanks for your encouraging words. As i said, it is my first recording experience in this vein, and instead of recording it over and over, i preferred it to be more soulful and sincere. (though i admit that i could have done more preperation, like memorizing the lyrics). Thanks again!
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"Elminster this, Elminster that. Give *me* 2000 years and a pointy hat and I'll kick his arse!"
Ernis
狼獾

Posts: 6732

Age: 26
From: Estonia

  02.01.2010 at 19:31
Congratulations... you have very good and promising voice material... what you need to do is more training with it and I'm sure you can do miracles one day...Not everyone has the abilities to sing... This songs was nicely sung although there could be some improvements in quality and controlling the higher tones... but that comes by training...
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Edwin Odesseiron

Posts: 9

Age: 33
From: Turkey

  03.01.2010 at 20:59
Thank you Hobbit viggo. Yep i need more training you're right. BTW i uploaded one more vocal cover, which is Tears of the Dragon by Bruce Dickinson, who has been the major influence and inspirational force for me to sing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyqK9J-ckxs
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"Elminster this, Elminster that. Give *me* 2000 years and a pointy hat and I'll kick his arse!"
Sasha Batrakov
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  05.01.2010 at 19:07
That was really good. I am not going to mention any critiques because they all seem to have been covered but well done sir!
Yooden

Posts: 56

Age: 32
From: Sweden

  26.01.2010 at 19:37
Not sure if anyone mentioned this but your nordic accent cuts through sometimes, just a detail, but its something to work on.
otherwhise, very well done... and very bravely done I might add.
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Edwin Odesseiron

Posts: 9

Age: 33
From: Turkey

  27.01.2010 at 01:30
Thanks a lot. But I am a Turkish guy. maybe you mean "turkish accent" or else the two may be similar, if that is your point.
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"Elminster this, Elminster that. Give *me* 2000 years and a pointy hat and I'll kick his arse!"
Yooden

Posts: 56

Age: 32
From: Sweden

  27.01.2010 at 20:21
Haha, see now that you are indeed from turkey
hm, maybe turkish and nordic accents are more alike than you expect when it comes to english?
never heard it before, but I really thought you had an nordic accent.
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Edwin Odesseiron

Posts: 9

Age: 33
From: Turkey

  02.02.2010 at 22:56
ı focused a little bit more on my accent, again a Dickinson cover: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD3wUzKjVh8
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"Elminster this, Elminster that. Give *me* 2000 years and a pointy hat and I'll kick his arse!"
Aeonian_Lich

Posts: 20
From: Turkey

  11.12.2010 at 23:47
Forgot my old account's mail and password. Edwin Odesseiron is me.

Here's one more Kamelot cover...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MduUamULY8A

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