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Thanks for making this. I ended up here by complete chance and am glad I did. This song made me remember a memory that I haven't thought about in decades. It was the time I was in elementary school and had to deliver something to my sister who was in high school at the time. I walked my little stub-legs for what felt like forever and a day until I came across the school in a forest at the top of what seemed like a mountain to me, being as small as I was. I climbed the endless stairs, managed to push against the front doors hard enough to open them and was greeted with a sea of sparkling granite on the other side. With no idea where to go I wandered around in complete awe at how boundless this place seemed and how excited I was knowing that one day I too would earn my spot here. Putting those thoughts aside I began searching for an adult to help me finish this quest I was on. After finding one, they used the intercoms to call my sister, she took the package I had brought and I headed back home feeling like I had accomplished so much more than I did. The years went by and the day came where it was my turn to attend that school. My first step in that building as someone who earned it was a great one--- followed by the reality check that everything after that point would be terrible, which it was.

This song made me remember all that and I'm really grateful. It's rare songs make me feel anything anymore but this one hit me right in the chest.

I was fascinated! But I agree with @Codefreq
It would be something of greater impact if you told us about your experience, well in my opinion.
I usually listen to this type of music in my playlist, I hope and it's on Spotify! :)


I'm curious about your intent going into creating this piece. I think it would be beneficial to add that thought process in your description. That way I can base my review and rating on how well I thought your intent came through, rather than simply my own opinion.

For instance, how did you come up with the name "The Shore"?

As for my opinion, I really love the atmosphere this creates. It's emotionally resonant in a way I've only heard on a few songs I know of. It's bittersweet and introspective. It makes me think of sitting on a beach looking out at the water and reflecting about sad memories with a touch of optimism.

More info about how I review music here: https://codefreq.newgrounds.com/news/post/1089806

I LOVE THIS! especially how it is all ominous in the start and very peaceful. Very enjoyable.

Credits & Info


4.66 / 5.00

Jun 5, 2020
8:53 PM EDT
File Info
11 MB
4 min 49 sec

Licensing Terms

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