Fallingforyou by The 1975
8” x 10” WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2019 – Listen along on Spotify
The intro starts as blue and grey synth on the top left and moves to higher, light blues and then greens on the highest synth. The vocals appear as bright blue as the light blue synth continues. The percussion is low purple. The high vocals as at 0.33 are hints of magenta. The synth continues as light blue on the top right with purple percussion and grey at 0.47. At 0.48 the vocals sample is magenta. The main vocals move to warm browns as at 0.52. The highs from 0.54 are also magenta. From 1.01 low, airy blues and browns appear in the middle right. The lows at 1.08 are purple with blue vocals and magenta in the highest notes. The distinctive warm accent as 1.20-1.25 is brown. At 1.33 the highest notes are magenta with blue and brown vocals. At 1.49 the synth is light blue with grey at 1.54. The highs are green. the vocals are blue. The lows at 2.35 are purple. The highs are light blue synth with magenta vocals at the bottom. The vocals move to warm brown, black drums and low purple. At 3.01 high light blue vocals return with high green. At 3.12 the notes below the vocals are magenta as are the notes at 3.46.
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.