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Ya voz'mu sam - Latin version

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"Ya voz'mu sam" translated from Russian would mean smth like "I will take it myself". It's about handling your own destiny, living your life by yourself, in soft philosophical metaphors.

Back in 2005 I was writing a story about school. One of the characters, Max aka Storyteller, was a bit of an outcast, mysterious intellectual dark poet sort of guy. I composed several poems for him, and one of those later seemed suiting for a song.

So I made up a vocal line, but I'm no musician, so it didn't go further than that. Later on my husband made an orchestration of it as a birthday present. So it's his song as much as mine :)

Made for "The Bipolar Contest" and will be followed by another version.
Composer: Citrina (wow that sounds so unusual to me)
Lyrics: Citrina
Arrangement: Mihai Sorohan aka sorohanro
Vocal: Citrina
Guitar by Mihai Sorohan aka sorohanro
Gear used:
Addictive Drums Demo and Yellowtools Independence Free for drums
Microphone Oktava MK 319
Acoustic guitar Fender CD-60CE NAT
MIDI controller M-Audio radium 49
Soundcard M-Audio Audiophile Delta 192
Track rendered in Mu.Lab Free

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I feel bad now

I'm using this in a short film but sadly the vocal parts did not fit into it I am so sorry for being unable to include such a beautiful voice. I do love this song and wish I could have made use of it in a better way than I did.

Super Tasty!

Wow. The melody and orchestrations are sweet. Excellent quality recording and playing of the guitar. Liked the strings. Nice drum programming too! I would have liked to hear a solo in there somewhere.


i love this. you're a really good vocalist, and Sorohanro is an amazing guitarist. the 2 of you together make a freaking awesome team. ummm, sorry, this review is kinda useless, i'm not good at reviewing.


Dayosh bardovskuyu pesnyu v burzhuyskie massy. :)

P.S. A point withdrawn for a shy vocal. Sorry.

Citrina responds:

Dayosh smeshenie zhanrov :)


Hard to fault as a song but, this should be in the jazz section not Latin.

Would you consider adding the lyrics?

Citrina responds:

Well, it's Latin Jazz. Which makes it both Latin and Jazz :) But since there isn't much improvising, we figured it's closer to Latin...

Credits & Info


4.92 / 5.00

Jul 5, 2009
6:10 PM EDT
File Info
3.7 MB
2 min 43 sec

Licensing Terms

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