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ECHO - Eyes Wide Shut

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Name: Eyes Wide Shut || Composer: Echo || Status: SONG
Patterns: 145
Automations: 78
Length: 3:34
Plugins Used:
---- East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Platinum Plus Edition
---- East West Quantum Leap Stormdrum
---- East West Quantum Leap Stormdrum 2
---- East West Quantum Leap Pianos Gold
---- East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Choirs
---- East West Quantum Leap Voices of Passion
---- MusicBox VST
---- Parametric EQ 2
---- Some Reeverb Plugins

---- So it has been a long long time since I've posted anything on Newgrounds. This is because I've been super busy throughout most of the summer, and the little music I had the time to write, I had to use for other projects. I also went through a period of writer's block that left me unable to write anything decent for quite a while, but that's over now.

This track is written entirely for the Halloween Spooktacular competition here on Newgrounds. I tried to make it convey what Halloween means to me as a holiday, so chiefly the fun, yet eerie, kind of creepy that goes around the streets at this time. The song is very much open to interpretation, so different people could understand it differently, but to me it represents memories experienced, memories forgotten and memories you do not want to live again. Dramatic, I know.

A lot of work went into this piece, around thirty to thirty-five hours worth of music over two weeks. I am quite happy with the result, and I feel as if its one of my better tracks to date.

Nonetheless, I won't write too much here, so you can listen to the track in peace. A review is very much appreciated, as I can only improve with your feedback. Thank you, and enjoy the piece!

Erik Scerri

EDIT: Holy crap I placed first in the Halloween Spooktacular! :O That is amazing, thank you newgrounds! :DD

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Nice piece of work! It reminds me of Vampires Dawn ;)

this song is incredible it sounds like something that would play during the opening credits of a Halloween movie

the beginning sounds like when im gone by eminem :)
great song!

Echo responds:

Glad you like it! Thanks for the feedback :)

This is just a master track! You get the feeling of Halloween very good. Like you are walking in a Dark wood or a dark villa. It's a very amazing piece of work with all those nice orchestral instruments. Awesome!

I'm so glad that there are people like you who use Newgrounds.
If this place were just a hive for fanboys and people who make unthoughtful music and demand fives, then I probably would not have made an effort to remain interested in this site.
I hope you don't forget the reason you make music.

"Purpose" is a quality that can only be attributed to and by human beings.

Credits & Info


4.81 / 5.00

Oct 22, 2012
9:41 AM EDT
File Info
8.2 MB
3 min 34 sec

Licensing Terms

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