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Forgotten Promises


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Co-written with joshgawaldomusic for the last round of NGADM 2018. This time we recruited my wife to sing for us.


The sun she sets behind me
The moon she lights my way
The road that winds before me
Has swallowed night and day
Your voice it softly echoes
In corners of my mind
That song you sang
Oh how it rang
An empty kiss goodbye

I’m bitter company
With blistered hands and distant lands that drag along the seams
And we’ll be alright as long as we forget that night
So come drink with me and drown with we me and sink with me into the sea

The tide is comin’ in, on your sea of forgotten promises

Come sail away with me
Don’t let your fear make this unclear, and eclipse your love for me
And we’ll be alright, as long as we remember that night
So come drink with me and dance with me and sail with me into the sea

The tide is comin’ in, on your sea of forgotten promises

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Beautiful, calming instrumental. I love the imagery in the lyrics too, especially about the road swallowing night and day. The vocals themselves are also very strong, and the mix has a amazing degree of clarity and balance. If I had to complain about something, it'd be that the "drink with me and drown with me..." line sounded a tad too aggressive for the overall tone of the song, both in the content of the lyrics and the way the phrase was articulated. The sound design is one of my favorite parts of the piece. Sounds celtic and whimsical, especially with the fun little afterthought at 3:26. It really sounds like you guys had fun making this piece, which is great to hear. If you ever release an album, please PM me directly and I'll absolutely buy it. Congratulations again on all your hard work in the ADM this year! ^_^

This is just beautiful, amazing work guys ❤

I don't have words for how good this is.

I'm blown away.

Why aren't there singers like these in current popular music?
You should sell this :)

Wow! 🎶

Credits & Info

4.43 / 5.00

Sep 17, 2018
11:53 AM EDT
File Info
5.4 MB
3 min 58 sec

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