I've been playing bass for a little over 4 years and I'd like to say I'm pretty ok. When I'm just writting basslines I can come up with some pretty good ones. The problem I've been having lately is that I've been toning down my basslines so that it is easier for me to sing. At first I never did that, but after toning things down for so long, its a habit that is hard to break. My newest song has me singing over a kinda bass solo and its the biggest challenge live. So I ask you people of the Talking Bass what comes first the vocals or the bass.