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EDIT: Fixed vocal levels
EDIT EDIT: Ugh! Had to fix the vocals AGAIN!!! But, this should be the last time, because I think I've leveled them out well this time.
Album Art by Elmohead of DeviantArt

"With Open Eyes"
Track 1 to the 2009 album "Shattered Wings" (dedicated to my WoW guild on Dragonblight)
Music and composed virtually and mixed by George R. Powell
Lyrics and vocal performance also by George R. Powell


Live today as if there's no tomorrow
Even if it's there
There'd still be the memory

Nothing but the silhouette
Against a dimming light
Etched on the wall of time
Not soon to be lost or forgotten

I can't let it fall
Heaven without everything
of who you are
Might as well - Might as well be hell

I can't let it fade
Can't let it be for naught
As my flame burns down
What becomes of what I've made?

What happens to the smoke
as it rises to the sky
does it join with the clouds
or does it just simply die

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Love it!

My favorite song from you so far! Great lyrics! It just comes together so nicely! I just wish the guitar was a bit louder at the solo.

havent checked in a whike

as you havent made songs in YONKS i havent checked in a while, im glad i did, dont forget, im styill ur number 1 fan :P.

If you ever do concerts i want free tickets -.-

oh, and no not realy

Amazing AND FREE

Yet another amazing song by setu. Its funny how i listen to a song on the radio and think "this is not as good as these FREE songs"

You are right it should be sold for a profit.Please continue with your work.

I reccomend you go proffessional

Setu-Firestorm responds:

I plan to.

I'll probably finish this album on Newgrounds and then have my rock work go commercial. I especially got a few very helpful plugins to help me master these tracks better.


Let me start by saying, I love it. It's great, like always. You're a fantastic artist.

However, I must be honest, it's both your best and not quite as good as others. I think musically, the song is one of your best. The melodies in the back, the instruments, are amazing. Even the vocal effects and vocals sounds fantastic.

However, I think that lyrically it's not as strong as some of your other songs. I've absolutely loved your lyrics in the past (Letter-Boundless Ocean-, and Echoes Through Eternity some of my favorites). This one I felt kind of like you were reaching for lyrics, but maybe that was just me. All in all, a great song, but something just held it back for me a bit and I think it was the lyrics.

Anyways, hopefully you enjoy my constructive criticism =P. Keep pumping out the fantastic songs.


Setu-Firestorm responds:


Honestly, I was trying to be less direct and more poetic with this one. Perhaps I should stick with what I'm best at and just be more direct.

I was thinking what you were thinking in the back of my mind; now that I've heard you say that, I now know it's not just me.

Thanks Tyler.

Shattered Wings Dragonblight Server

Woot Shattered Wings! Go Kaien :) I liked it - didn't know you were making a song for our guild :O <3

Setu-Firestorm responds:

lol You signed up on NG just for this Xel? =p

Credits & Info

4.79 / 5.00

Jan 3, 2009
1:35 AM EST
General Rock
File Info
6 MB
4 min 22 sec

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