Dancing Queen by ABBA
6” x 8” WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2018 – Listen along on Spotify
The piano starts as yellow on the top left with warm orange on the long strings and vocal notes. The piano notes are hints of light blue at 0.07. From 0.17 the vocals are magenta before moving to orange at 0.19. The strings are also hints of magenta below the vocals. The piano at 0.36 is light blue on the top right. At 0.43 the vocals are magenta with purple at 0.46. The piano from 0.52 is light blue with magenta vocals. The drums appear as black. The long notes as at 1.10 are warm orange in the middle. From 1.23 the vocals and strings are magenta with light blue piano. From 1.28 the chorus is warm oranges and moves to magenta at 1.46. Orange returns at 2.01. From 2.06 – 2.11 the piano and guitar is light blue with black drums. The vocals and strings from 2.15 are magenta with purple lows. The chorus continues as magenta. Orange dominates the outro from 3.07 and 3.14. The high piano is light blue.
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.