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As The Phoenix Rises

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I told myself I wouldn't have time to make this, but...it seems I couldn't resist making something for Dreams of Splendor haha! I have been working on a project lately so I was worried that I wouldn't be able to make anything substantial. However, in the end I think I managed to pull off one of my greatest pieces to date.

The song itself is actually about me. I have been having a rather confusing and muddled year so far, and I haven't been keeping up with my responsibilities, personal or otherwise. I finally had a revelation the other night and decided it was time to change everything so that I could get back on top of things. The result? This song.

I sat down and just let everything culminate into what you're listening to now. Essentially it's about shaking off all of life's burdens and conquering them in order to 'resurrect' yourself, much like the phoenix does by rising from the ashes of death. I hope you enjoy the song, perhaps you will find something personal in this song as well.

Best of luck to everyone!

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Awesome neon-bard. What a another perfect song.

This is tight like a battle ending totally get the idea bout the phoenix rising u got talent sorry I put 5 I ment 5+

Neon-Bard responds:

Thanks for listening man, have a good one! :)

Wow. That was splendid man. The title fits it so well, because all I can picture is a symbolic phoenix arising from all the turmoil about it. Really, the arpeggiating bit at 1:30 was so cool and just mystifying. I also really loved that cello behind the synth just kind of supporting the chords. Only negative to me was just simply that the drums clogged my sub-woofer, but that's probably my fault. So all in all, this is a five star work. This is really the centre of good if there ever was one!

Neon-Bard responds:

Thanks for listening Koxyx, it's great to know that you liked it!

As for the drums, that was not your fault at all (or your sub). It means that I need to pay more attention to the mixing of my music! :)

I love this song! It sounds very personal, I really understand where you're coming from! :D

Neon-Bard responds:

I'm really glad you like it! Thanks for listening, and better yet, thanks for understanding what the song is about. :)

I mean seriously - people whats wrong with you? >_>
This track is hollywood caliber!

Neon-Bard responds:

Hahaha! Thanks for listening Irbis. :)

I'm glad you think the track is of 'Hollywood caliber', that's certainly a nice compliment. Though, personally I think I have quite a long ways to go before I reach that point. Again, thanks for listening!

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4.69 / 5.00

Jan 31, 2013
12:08 AM EST
File Info
13.6 MB
5 min 56 sec

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