In September 2013 Yvonne-Marie Evans song "KALEIDOSCOPE" was placed in the final of "Song Of The Year" songwriting contest!
 
PRESS RELEASE: Yvonne-Marie Evans received the honor of being named a semi-finalist by the Song of the Year
( http://www.songoftheyear.com/ ) songwriting contest.
Song of the Year is an international songwriting contest supporting VH-1’s Save the Music Foundation.
The Song of the Year judges are some of the biggest names in music including many Grammy Award winners.
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VH-1 SONGWRITING COMPETITION CRITICS
SONG WRITER / NAME OF SONG
Yvonne-Marie Evans -  Contemplating What
REVIEWER ID REVIEWER PROFESSION
R081269K Entertainment Journalist

EMOTIONAL IMPACT:
LYRICS: impact of words and phrasing; clarity of content; structural and grammatical.
Weak Average Strong
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10

MUSIC: emotional impact of the musical score; originality.
Weak Average Strong
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10

TITLE: ability to attract listener attention; pertinence to the song.
Weak Average Strong
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10

OVERALL EMOTIONAL IMPACT
Weak Average Strong
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10

COMMENTS ON EMOTIONAL IMPACT
Your lyrics are sensual and extremely well worded, with a magnificent flow. The music has a strong Pop appeal that the listener won’t be able to get enough of. The title is a perfect choice.

TECHNICAL EVALUATION:
VOCALS: vocal acuity, tone quality, and compatibility with musical style.
Poor Average Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10

MUSIC: Composition, originality, musicianship, and general melodic and rhythmic flow.
Poor Average Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10

MELODIES: originality, creativity, and coherence.
Poor Average Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10

STRUCTURE: composition elements and arrangement.
Poor Average Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10

PRODUCTION: sound quality, mix, dynamics, and finishing.
Poor Average Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10

COMMENTS ON TECHNICAL EVALUATION:
Your vocals soar on this song! The composition is extremely original and magnificently arranged and played. The structure shows a bit of repetition but works extremely well with this format. The production quality is first rate!

MARKETABILITY
Poor Average Excellent
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10

COMMENTS ON MARKETABILITY:
The diversity and originality of this song make it a bit of a marketing gamble, but one I think a buyer will be more than happy to take.
 
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