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Freedom {durn}

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This song is dedicated and in loving tribute to my dearly departed dad. You'll be missed, pops.

+ R.I.P. Andy Durnford : November 11, 1950 - December 4, 2009 +

I started this song after returning home from Florida where my father had been staying. I gotta say, it's a relief to have a creative outlet such as music for helping to channel grief and the other miseries of life. I would definitely not feel the way I do about life if not for my music.

I got the intro and chorus/verse done before I left for a vacation to St. Maarten and created the bridge and fleshed out the rest of the track when I returned, more relaxed and not so crazy. This is probably my most full-sounding and properly eq'd piece to date. Have spent the past 2 days almost solid working on it to get it how I wanted.

Kinda sad, but uplifting melody -- definitely catchy though. :d As usual, made entirely in Reason 4.0.The intro is definitely daft punk influenced though I came up with it quite by accident when I was messing around with the sequencer in Thor.

The two organs are courtesy of the Electro-Mechanical Refill pack that's currently free for download for registered Reason users on the propellerheads website -- it's sick! Tried a little something different with the drums this time, I'm loving rex files.

As usual, please rate/review/enjoy. :)

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I didn't even realize how good your music is... You might be the best musician of the early 2010's on Newgrounds! Thanks for making the music, they're really great!


I love this song and, I love the story behind it! <3

durn responds:

Story of my life

Can't describe life more perfectly! ;p

I feel you, man, you're not alone and never forget that.
Great work. 10/10, 5/5.

--Also used to listen to while I was taking bio notes! :D
--Favorited, DL'ed.

durn responds:

:) Thanks Coevolution, I'll always remember the things that put a smile on my face!

I'm sorry to here about your pop.

Excellent song. Keep up the great work.

durn responds:

:) Thanks for the condolences, Shade.

oh thats awful man...

it realy seems like this is a good outlet. all your stuff is quite amazing. and this song is probly my second fave of yours!! its got kind of an interesting feel. very different and might i say better than the norm. once again im sorry for your loss, but i absolutely love your music.


durn responds:

:) Thanks for the touching remarks, Pat. Makes me happy to hear how much you like the song. :)

Credits & Info


4.56 / 5.00

Dec 28, 2009
5:27 PM EST
File Info
5.6 MB
6 min 6 sec

Licensing Terms

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