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When I Wake

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Hello again newgrounds. I know I said I wouldn't be doing any lyricals pieces for a while, but I couldn't help this one. A lot of work went into this one, and I have little to say other than enjoy. I'd also like to make everyone aware of two things...

1. I'll be coming to Toronto May 31 - June 3 to meet with several artists from Newgrounds in a collaboration for my 50th submission. I will also be going to Kamloops and Calgary hopefully soon as well for the same reason. Be sure to PM me if you'd like to be a part of the tour.

2. A little heads up... one or two of you have found this all on your own, but a lot of my music is available on the facebook application "ILike". Just add the app to your page and search for the Artist "Daniel Stang", and you can find all my latest works to add to your page.

That should be everything... Now... here be the lyrics

-=Verse 1=-
Hide inside my head
Where i can't follow
Your just another Dream
That I'll never see

Gaze a crystal ball
To find it hollow
Can he know for sure
Just who you'll be

Girl in my dreams tonight
Won't you please come to life
I don't know who you are

Girl who choosen me
Torture and agony
All I can remember

Is when I wake
Your touch still lingers
On me

-=Verse 2=-
I can see you smiling
Through the curtains
Betray your secret
Guarded with zelotry

The power of your Capture
Isn't certain
The beauty of your grace
Is mystery

Maybe you are
My own torment
Changing right
Behind my eyes

(Back to Chorus)


I gotta admit

I was pretty disappointed when you said you'd stop with the lyrical pieces for awhile, so for this to come is a nice surprise. I really enjoyed it and I do hope it won't be too long until the next one, because all your lyrical ones are the best.
10/10 +1 download.

People find this review helpful!

Simply Amazing...

Your work never ceases to amaze me. One of the first songs I listened to of yours was your finale (Time), and I was quite upset to hear that you would leave. Fortunately enough I checked your profile and saw that you are back.

Like nearly all of your music, this song captivates me. It is soft, but powerful, and not to mention, flawless.

Using the piano as the predominant instrument in your rock/pop songs gives your music an amazing style. Sure, you may not be the first to do it, but you do it beautifully, and that's what matters in the long run.

Also, the vocals are amazing. I'm partial to instrumental music, such as classical and jazz, but if the voice is amazing, I can't help but to listen to it.

In many reviews, you are always so modest about the level of your pieces. Let me assure you that your music really is on a professional level. I would rather listen to this than a lot of songs professional artists put out.

I wish you luck on your tour, and I hope your collaboration goes well.

MilkMan-Dan responds:

You know, I sometimes worry my music will get a little mainstream... but I guess as long as I mainly use the piano in my music... it can be different. And it would appear inspiring as well.

What is professional anyways?... Someone who has enough money and knowhow to flawlessly mix their sound?... Talent and Personality are the most professional things I know.

Hopefully the people I meet on the tour are as kind as thee. Thanks for the Review.



Very very good.
Everything really works together.

You are gifted, my friend.

MilkMan-Dan responds:

Thankyou Chan Chan, it's a gift I'm happy to share with you guys.

Thanks for the review.


Amazing as always......

Very good and the vocals were good in this one!!!!

Love it Great Job!

MilkMan-Dan responds:

I know eh... I found a key I can sing in this time around... makes a difference. Glad you love it... take care and thanks for the review.



Sounds like a pro made it. Sounds really good. It should have a higher score though.

MilkMan-Dan responds:

Oh you know how it is... Zero voters come and go... come by and 5 vote it every so often if you really like it... hopefully that'll expose more people to it. Thanks for the vote mate.


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Credits & Info


3.83 / 5.00

May 21, 2008
9:09 AM EDT
File Info
3.7 MB
4 min 6 sec

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