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The Drowning

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I had a hard time putting this into a genre. I got the opinions of a few other people and ambient was the ruling majority, so here it is. The best answer was "neoclassical dark wave", which unfortunately Newgrounds does not provide as a genre. XD

I made this about a year ago; I can't believe I didn't submit this after I made it. It was made as a "reader response" to a short story we read in my highschool English class about a young man witnessing another man drowning (hence the ocean sounds part way through). The awkward key near the end is intentional, it represents the man's changed outlook on his previously 'perfect' life.
I wish I could find the story online somewhere... too bad.


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Loooved it. You know. the duh dununa na part sounded like something i heard in a wii ware game called edwardo the samurai toaster.
But hey. This is a really good song. Loved the tone... loved everything. Has a dark outlook on life....
Well. This is really good.

Sunlis responds:

Thanks! I've been trying to find the damn short story this goes along with, it would make so much more sense if I could post a link to it here... Keep an eye on the Author Comments in a few days if you're interested.

really good stuff

This is pretty good stuff. I like the shifts in mood every now and then in the song, it really helps portray a great story happening. This would be excellent to go with some sort of video.

Great work.

Sunlis responds:

Hm... I suppose it would. Hopefully the right video finds it. God knows I'm no animator. lol

Thanks! =)

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Apr 4, 2010
8:18 PM EDT
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2.6 MB
2 min 44 sec

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