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AIM 2022 B-side: In Love With A Mermaid


Author Comments

This was going to be one of my two entries for 2022's NG "Art Inspired Music" contest, until I finished Sweet Tooth, at which point I decided not to release this one for the contest. This song was created entirely by me.

I'd like to thank @Ortani for creating the beautiful painting of a mermaid that inspired me to write this song. You can find it here: Celebrating One Million on IG DTIYS ROSS DRAWS


Of my two official entries, this is the one I started working on first. I initially tried to invoke something that musically, to me, represents summertime. The mermaid character’s hand resting on the rock resembled a gesture that I interpreted as if she was welcoming someone to sit next to her. The song evolved from there, making me think of scenes depicting someone who was in love with her (and whom the mermaid loved back) while they swam, both in and under water.

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I remember once being in love with a mermaid.

What a lovely surprise! This is beautifully composed, I love the reverb you did with the strings at 02:11 and just how the song starts to slow down to then introduce the other instruments again, it's so well done!

Awesome as always! :D

Codefreq responds:

Thank you so much! I’m so glad you like it! :)

The Relax Nirvana

Credits & Info


4.34 / 5.00

Sep 15, 2022
12:02 AM EDT
Brit Pop
File Info
8.4 MB
3 min 41 sec
  • Cakewalk
Misc. Kit
  • Arturia
  • IK Multimedia
  • Native Instruments
  • waves

Licensing Terms

Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.