A Thousand Years by Christina Perri
8” x 10”, WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2018 – Listen along on Spotify
The piano starts as light blue on the top left with low, bright blue strings. The guitar and higher strings from 0.22 appears as magenta with warm orange vocals. The strings continue as magenta, particularly from 0.48. the chorus is light blue on the middle right with magenta strings at 1.23. The verse returns as orange in the middle. The strings are magenta from 1.53 on the middle left with the chorus in light blue. The vocals and strings shift to magenta from 2.33. At 2.53 the music is warm orange. The vocals and strings at 3.16 are magentas with high light blues. At 4.11 the low vocals are deep blue on the bottom right. The outro is magenta strings.
This piece is one of a kind and was commissioned for someone special. While the paint may fall differently on the paper, future interpretations of this song will capture the same colours and moments as heard in the song.