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  1. This is probably going to be the strangest critique you ever got, since I am somewhat hard of hearing. You've got a lot of talent, there. Of the four songs, Kiss is my favorite (I see I am not alone, there). My advice, and I truly don't mean this to be insulting. I mean this to be developmental: if you have access to a vocal coach, take advantage. Please keep reading: Your voice is a great instrument, but there are a few rough spots and in places a growling texture that have a great edge to them, but it takes a bit of training to be able to do that with your voice time after time and not actually damage the instrument. Do you ever notice your throat feeling sore if you sing for extended periods? That's a danger sign. That being said, I love the acoustic and clean sound of your instrumentals. It hasn't been played with, and that's a good thing. I wish I could understand the lyrics, but honestly, they are just past the point where I can make them out. The advantage for me is that I am less caught up in the poetry of the words and am more able to focus on the song as such. For what it's worth, as a kid, I was completely deaf. My family invested mega bucks in getting me voice coaches who trained me to talk -- and to sing -- so that I didn't sound deaf. Now that my hearing is fading again, I still use my techniques and an occasional training session to keep things sounding good. Until I was 30 and developed a serious case of pharyngitis which damaged my vocal cords, I was able to sing over a 3 1/2 octave range. I don't sing so much any more, but I still use vocal techniques for speaking, and I have finally gotten used to being told that I "don't sound deaf." Good luck with your music, and I would love to hear more when you write them.
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