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Sep 17, 2009 | 5:23 PM EDT
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1.4 MB
1 min 14 sec
Score
4.43 / 5.00

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Rated 4.43 / 5 stars
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Author Comments

I just woke up thinking of that little melody, wrote it down and decided to leave it like that, as opposed to expanding upon it and making something longer. I think it'll be cool for those who feel stuff with music.

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EviLCorsaiREviLCorsaiR

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

A very, very nice simple tune.

I can seriously see this being the sort of tune they'd put on a sad scene in the likes of a film of video game. This is an awesome tune that truly conveys its meaning brilliantly.


Wolftacular responds:

Thanks for the review! =D


sigh123321sigh123321

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I have died in the name of music

But my spirit will live on forever in this monument of reviews, The song is beautiful and simple at the same time. But, consisting of two notes of a bell and piano chords, it is too simple. I know you didn't want to do this, but I really think this song could have used some strings to accompany or even turn into the main melody further on in the song.


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Wolftacular responds:

Thanks for the advice and the review! =D


AJwwAJww

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Moving melody, but be careful...

There are some times when a song lacks substances because it's too simple. Martyr, however, sounds all the more emotional due to its stripped down nature. Excellent job Wolftacular!
I would love to hear a sequel of sorts to this song, but make sure you don't make it more complicated for complicated's sake... you know what I mean?
Sometimes keeping it simple keeps it real, and I would love to hear another piece that retains that same style from you.


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Wolftacular responds:

I know exactly what you mean. I actually consider that with pretty much every song I make. I ask myself "Should I develop? Or is it good like this?". I'm afraid of developing 'cus I might ruin it, and I'm afraid of keeping it simple 'cus it might be TOO simple. I'm glad to hear from you I made the right choice with this one.

Thanks for the review! =D


TechTheNoobTechTheNoob

Rated 5 / 5 stars

good.

You know, this reminds me of something i would hear in the T.V. Show house or something. But it really made an impact. I'm going through tough times...... and i think this relates to it.....but it also has a spark of hope in it........like a sad tune with a sparkle in it. Enough to make a good impact. I don't know if that made ANY sense to you at all, but i get so much emotion in this. You did well my friend.

The Simplicity of it, is what makes it perfect.


Wolftacular responds:

It makes perfect sense, bro :) I hope everything turns our alright for ya.

Thanks for the review! =D


movieguy097movieguy097

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I'm sorry this is so long!

This was awesome. As a writer I come here to Newgrounds a lot for inspiration. Music is my fire, know what I mean? This was so simple, a "little melody" as you said, and yet like a picture this melody is worth a thousand words! A song like this is like the window to someone's soul. A soldier's thousand-yard-stare, or simply getting lost in the deep of someone's eyes because you KNOW that those eyes have witnessed much in their lifetime.

I'll try to keep this short...like you say music comes to you in/right after your sleep, sometimes stories come to me. There was once a dream I had where myself and two other individuals whom I'd never met were stranded high in the sky, suspended above a deep, dark sea and forever trying to escape the cold winds and our imprisonment.

We were stuck forever in a titanic formation miles wide of stone, metal and concrete with no safeguards against a fall, and no walls for shelter. One wrong step, and you would fall to your death. When the night came, we all had to sleep very close together; if you rolled in your sleep, it could be right off the edge of a platform.

It was one of those dreams where I felt like I truly lived in it, with those two people, for a whole year. I know it may be hard to picture...but at the end of the dream, we thought we were finally getting close to the end. After a year of navigating the sky maze and near-death experiences, the woman, the man and myself had become closer than family, or more.

We had curled up on a large steel formation and huddled together one moonlit night, trying to stay warm as the rain fell around us and pelted the metal and our clothes. I still remember the man falling asleep, and the look this woman gave me before she closed her eyes. At that moment, I felt myself starting to wake up from the dream. I tried SO HARD to stay, but alas I woke up.

This is kinda odd but I never "forgave" myself. I felt like by waking up, I abandoned them. Sometimes when my mind wanders, I wonder if they still travel that sky formation, or if they ever made it out. I always felt guilty and wanted to write a story about it someday; I never did.

Your song reminded me of it! I had that dream almost three years ago. Thanks so much. Sorry for the LONG review here.


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Wolftacular responds:

Wow, I really don't know what to say. That would definitely make a great story, so I'm really glad my song reminded you of it. You should seriously consider writing it. As for what you said at first; that's all I want my music to be. A source of inspiration and emotion. I want people to feel something with the notes I play.

Don't worry about the long review, it was a pleasure to read ;)

Thanks for the review! =D