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The Voice of the Rain

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Date
12/03/2008
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Song
6 MB
5 min 15 sec
Score
4.28 / 5.00

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Author Comments

The Voice of the Rain

And who art thou? said I to the soft-falling shower,
Which, strange to tell, gave me an answer, as here translated:
I am the Poem of Earth, said the voice of the rain,
Eternal I rise impalpable out of the land and the bottomless sea,
Upward to heaven, whence, vaguely form'd, altogether changed, and
yet the same,
I descend to lave the drouths, atomies, dust-layers of the globe,
And all that in them without me were seeds only, latent, unborn;
And forever, by day and night, I give back life to my own origin,
and make pure and beautify it;
(For song, issuing from its birth-place, after fulfilment, wandering,
Reck'd or unreck'd, duly with love returns.)

- Walt Whitman

I feel a very strong attachment to this song, I've never made anything like it. I composed it in the rain, I think it reflects all the emotions I've been feeling lately. It took only 2 days to make, everything just came to me, it's almost as if it wrote itself. I'm still in disbelief that I created it.

Rain/thunder/birds samples are from Freesound.org

Thanks F-777 for helping me brainstorm a title. I happened to find this poem when googling my prospective title, I decided to dedicate the song to it.

Reviews


tugtugbug926tugtugbug926

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Amazing!

This is a great piece of work that i appreciate very much and like it very much!

10/10 5/5 Good Job!


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NeurotangentNeurotangent

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Fantastic.

I don't know what else to say. You really encompassed the ambient genre. Very well done. I like the subtle kicks that work their way in and get louder. This entire piece progresses well and flows well. Definitely looking forward to more like this.


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timesofdeathtimesofdeath

Rated 5 / 5 stars

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it hasnt rained in a long time here and i miss it so because its the only time you can truely cry without anyone there to try and juge you or pity you


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foxxtrot23foxxtrot23

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Love

The drums are my favourite part of the song. They make me feel sleepy.


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BobtronBobtron

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Good!

Sounds like something from Mirrors Edge. Very calming, very nice


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