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You wake up again.
The computers sing your Lullaby, and you ʜᴀᴘᴘɪʟʏ ꜰᴀʟʟ ᴀꜱʟᴇᴇᴘ.
You dream many very ʜᴀᴘᴘʏ dreams that get more and more ʜᴀᴘᴘʏ as time goes on.
When you wake up again, the computers don't have time to sing your Lullaby because you begin to hit them ᴇᴠᴇɴ ᴛʜᴏᴜɢʜ ᴛʜᴇʏ ᴀʀᴇ ᴏɴʟʏ ᴛʀʏɪɴɢ ᴛᴏ ᴘʀᴏᴛᴇᴄᴛ ʏᴏᴜ.
You are very ᴜɴʜᴀᴘᴘʏ when you escape.

This is my entry for the fifth annual Newgrounds Art-Inspired Music Contest. I was inspired by P-cate's art, "P C t r a u m a" (https://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/p-cate/p-c-t-r-a-u-m-a— make sure you check it out!), but I ended up taking the base concept and running in a slightly different direction with it. Please enjoy.

Lullaby lyrics:
They say you're entitled to freedom
But trust us that's all just a lie (a lie)
'Cause when you're outside unprotected
You're vastly more likely to die (likely to die)
Nothing will hurt you or touch you
As long as you're in our embrace
Now lay down your head
Curl up in your bed
And sink into empty space
(Sweet dreams)

Boring details and statistics:
-Software used: Logic Pro X, Kontakt 5, a ton of Kontakt plugins that I'm too lazy to enumerate here (but feel free to ask me if you're curious about any of the sounds), Massive, Serum, Battery 4, mainly native Logic plugins for post-processing sounds, Audacity for noise reduction
-Hardware used: Tascam DR-05 microphone, my voice
-All sound effects were either licensed under Creative Commons 0 from freesound.org (layered from scratch by me) or made and recorded by me
-Time signatures: 6/8 - 4/4 - 3/4 - 4/4 - no time signature - 4/4 - no time signature
-Key Signatures: C - Bb - C - a - Eb - a - F
-BPMs: 90 - 174 - 80 - 125 - 135 - 154 - 138 (technically) - 154
-117 tracks (excluding automation) and three project files in total
-ᴡᴇ ꜱᴛɪʟʟ ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜ

Edit 7.18.18: I won first place in AIM! Thanks to everyone for all your support!

Feel free to tell me what you think of this piece in the reviews below, and if you enjoyed, consider following me for more content like this!
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUML90iJ2E9yYyepkTmgqnw
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/miyolophone
Twitter: https://twitter.com/miyolophone
If you'd like to use this or any of my other tracks for non-Geometry Dash purposes, please PM me or email me at miyolophone@gmail.com.

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Wow, I'm at a loss for words. Never heard such an amazing song in my life and I had to make an account just to comment on this and how amazing it is. This is the best song I've ever heard and will likely to be my top 1 forever until you put out another masterpiece.
I loved all of the random bits of music put in there and how out of place so many things feel, listening to the song is truly a unique experience that only you can create.
Keep going, all of your music is amazing!

I accidently played the first 3 chords of this while experimenting in LMMS, C, Cdim, C

Meh, it ok kind weird tho

This song needs to be animated

Credits & Info


4.48 / 5.00

Jul 2, 2018
6:40 PM EDT
File Info
5.6 MB
4 min 55 sec

Licensing Terms

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