Winter Sky

When I planned this I thought there would be more of a snowy February. But anyway …

This was one of those notions I just decided to do because I can. A song from my long-ago album The Wolf Who Snared The Moon, and one of my favourites from that period. I don’t think it’s anyone else’s favourite, to be fair, but I like it!

I collected some bits of royalty free footage courtesy of Pexels.com, sat and lip synced the song to the camera in my phone and Robert’s your mother’s bro!

Hope you like it.

I don’t remember much about recording this. I know the melody was influenced by trying to play Paul McCartney’s Some People Never Know. I’d been working with a producer for most of the Wolf album tracks but this was the first song I’d arranged, performed and produced completely solo. I just carried on and on adding voices. No idea how I mixed it all, I’d never try anything like this now! The guitar solo had a shed load of effects on it then I pitch-shifted it about two octaves higher. Why? Dunno! I was only 50!


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2 thoughts on “Winter Sky”

  1. That’s lovely. I realise that I have been hearing, “those about to fly”, but “crows” makes more sense.

  2. Great stuff, Norman. This creates a lovely atmosphere. Glad you decided to share it. I certainly enjoyed listening to it and am intrigued by your use of Pexels.com. might try that myself….:)

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