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This is an update of my previous song, First Flight. I've updated the samples to professional quality and added a much better dumkit. I will also be removing the previous song in a couple of days.

(Copied from the old song)
Mac08 - Flight of Freedom

First Flight

Sitting in the passenger seat of the plane, you look around. As the wind bites at your face, the runway seems to get longer, stretching out in front of you. Your friend turns around and gives you a reassuring smile as she starts up the engine. The propeller begins to rotate and your heart beat starts to race. Inching forward in your seat, your stomach drops as the plane picks up speed. The plane goes faster and faster and you close your eyes...

When you open them, you're miles above, looking down on the world. Feeling weightless, you take in what you can see. The engine roars as you take in your surroundings. Bursting through clouds, your friend looks back at you, grinning. Beaming back at her, you grin too as the plane flies off into the sunset.

That's the sort of story I had in mind from the picture. I went with a piano/classical and a studio drumkit on this one. I really like where it is, but I may come back and put a few more hours into mixing/mastering. Hope you guys like it!

Please vote fairly and thanks in advance for any comments!


First Flight
2 min 49 secs
Uploaded at 320kbps

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Truly a masterpiece!

This song makes me feel very relaxed.
It is very peaceful and calming that I could just release the stress by just sitting down and listening to this song.
Keep up the great work!

SinJim responds:

Thanks for the review!


Great job!

This is a great song! What you said about this song is exactly what I had pictured in my mind. This is very peaceful and calming. Hope you keep up the great job!

SinJim responds:

Thanks! I'm glad you liked it.



I never heard the original, but this one is really cool. I like how your songs flow and grow. To me it kinda lost momentum at 2.00 and a little after, and I love the keys so why I say that shocks even me. Overall it's awesome (but not my fav of yours).

SinJim responds:

Thanks, I have plans to remake this one and release it on an album I'm doing with another guy. I'll let you know if I get the chance to make it better!


Nice string sounds

This piece has a nice overall sense of movement between sections. I think the string samples are particularly well-chosen, having just the right amount of expressivity and dynamics, and avoiding the stridency that often occurs when using samples.

Overall, great job.

SinJim responds:

Thanks for the review! I'm glad you enjoyed the song.


Hooray For a New Version!

[Sayonji]: Ooooh... o____o Since I don't have a professional ear for music, I can't quite figure out the specific differences between this one and the original version, but I DO know this version sounds even prettier! xD Whatever you did to it, it worked well! Eeek, and I love the string instruments! Also, I had no idea you played the piano parts by hand! That's really cool~! Great new rendition, SinJim~!

SinJim responds:

Thanks! I'm glad you liked this one!


Credits & Info


4.63 / 5.00

Jan 21, 2009
3:48 PM EST
File Info
6.4 MB
2 min 49 sec

Licensing Terms

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