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You Must Leave Me Behind

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*Edit: Thank you for featuring this on the front page <3*

Hey there!

This is a composition I started making 7 months ago. It was supposed to be the intro for a collab between dem0 and I. However, we ended up scrapping the idea, and doing something else instead.

I just found this track again a couple of days ago, and realized it sounds pretty nice as it is. At this point, I'm too distanced from the piece to make it longer, so I decided to upload it!
Hopefully, you'll find it enjoyable :)

Thank you for listening! ^ ^

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Very emotional. Regardless that it was scrapped, you still managed to produce an excellent piece here and I could certainly see this building up into an even more heart-moving theme. As always, I enjoy both your music and your friendship!

Take good care,

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Thank you, and ditto ^___^
I think this could've been developed into something even grander on the emotional scale as well, but it just didn't really seem right to return to it after so long, especially as I had other projects to work on as well :D

Take great care, you too!

I liked this. :D

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Why thank you :DD!

If I ever listen to a song of yours that I don't find to be absolutely wonderful, my first thought will be - someone hacked LucidShadowDreamer's NG. xD Another fine work of musical art here! I just realized that no matter what inspiration/mood you create from, I can always hear brightness in your compositions. That in itself is quite a talent. :)

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Thank you for the lovely words ^ ^
I'm glad you find my stuff to sound pleasant :)
I'm sure I've posted some pretty bad music here and there though, haha. I also have a few darker pieces, but I try to vary the emotions in most of my compositions, because I tend to like the comlpex aspect of what feelings music can evoke :D

"Breathtaking" I need words... you'll hear from me, I can only say that there is only damn good words for this.

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Aww, thanks a lot man! I really appreciate the positive review :3!

Lovely! I like the way you write a lot. I'm curious as to where the title comes from. Any story behind that? In any case, I don't have any real nagging gripes about the track. It's a bit short and I can't decide how I feel about the woodwind parts as the track progresses, but I don't think it really changes my opinion on it in any meaningful way. Good work! :)

LucidShadowDreamer responds:

Thank you for the review!
The name is something I ripped from the lyrics that Erutan wrote for Aerith's Theme from Final Fantasy VII. You can listen to a version of it on Newgrounds (not Erutan's) here:


I know it's a bit short, as it's a cancelled project, but I'm glad you like it anyway ^ ^

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4.62 / 5.00

Mar 18, 2017
11:19 PM EDT
File Info
2.6 MB
1 min 8 sec

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