Everything Now by Arcade Fire
6” x 8” WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2018 – Listen along on Spotify
The intro starts as light blue piano on the top left with bright blue on the low notes. The reverb appears as magenta with the highest notes in yellow. The vocals appear as bright blues with purple bass. At 0.51 the synth is light blue. The backup vocals and strings are magenta with the blue vocals. At 1.16 the lower strings are purple on the middle left. The high notes are yellow. From 1.36 the vocals are blue with magenta woodwind. At 1.48 the music is light blue and yellow. This continues through the piano. From 2.21 blue appears with purple lows. At 2.55 the woodwind and backup vocals are magenta with blue vocals. At 3.20 the music is light blue, high yellows and magenta. Purple bass appears from 3.23. The vocals at 3.34 are grey. The final section is dominated by high magenta stings and piano.
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.