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    I'm not hearing any sibilance issues but the vocal could be more present and in the face, especially on the initial part of the first verse. Maybe smash it with some parallel compression and blend

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    I've taken on board some of your ideas and done a new mix. Would appreciate some feedback. Thanks in advance.

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    the vox is too low for me...But, I don't think your lead VOX will sit well in this track based on the dynamics I heard. I think you are too far from the mic on this song

    I think you should re-sing the whole song....Not cause of the reasons you think...Not note or performance related, or your issue you are concerned with. I just did the same thing on my latest song "Cry of the Young" & it made my mixing so much easier & the track was better all around, because I wasn't overpowering my track vocally.

    I am a powerful singer but I forced myself to get close to the mic & chill on this tune, i Iound I could get to the same spot with less effort & also not need Compression on my VOCALS at all....Get as close to the mike to the POP filter as you can and sing softly with controlled power. Get right up on the screen, but you gotta sing soft, the mic will be your friend here...Use your very best correct Mic technique on loud phrases instead of relyng on a Compressor. Back off properly. MIX IN YOUR HEAD AS YOU SING....Your VOX will naturally sit in the mix better, especially on this arrangement.

    I would at least try it...But don't erase your original track in case my technique doesn't work for you & you are not feeling it...

    Like the track, but that is what I would suggest

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    Thanks Steve. I'll give that a try. Like you, I don't do much soft singing, but definitely worth a go. After the vocal used I did do another vocal which was more gritty, but didn't work and so went back to the original used, so maybe I should try going the other way as you suggest.
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