"If You Know What I Mean" is a song written and recorded by Neil Diamond. The song is a track from Diamond's 1976 album, Beautiful Noise, and was Diamond's third number one on the Easy Listening chart. "If You Know What I Mean" went to number one for two nonconsecutive weeks and peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100. Diamond has stated that the song is a "tender recollection" of a relationship in his teens, in which he successfully seduced a significantly older woman.
had a go a recording this whole track from scratch on Studio One free software was quite please with first effort.
Recorded Piano chords first, then low strings , then high strings, then vocal track then finally drums. no midi recorded piano and strings from casio p130 drums from Yamaha D55 drum pads. Vocals very rough trying to do a bad Neil diamond impersination