Into My Arms by Nick Cave
6” x 8” WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2018 – Listen on YouTube
The piano starts as light blue on the top left with bright blue on the chords as at 0.11. The strong middle range as at 0.16 is magenta. From 0.25 the vocals are textured dark blues with grey on the lowest notes. The piano continues as light blue below and above. From 0.55 the piano is light blue on the top right with bright blue vocals. At 1.13 and 1.19 the piano chords are magenta and high light blue. The vocals are bright blue. From 1.42 the vocals are dark blue across the middle with low grey vocals and high light blue piano. The chords as at 1.59 and 2.01 are magenta. From 2.22 the piano is light blue. The vocal note at 2.27-2.31 is purple with other notes in bright blue from 2.35. The piano chords are magenta. at 2.51 the vocals are purple and dark blue with high light blue piano. At 3.08 the vocals are grey and dark blue. From 3.48 the vocals are bright blue with light blue and magenta 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.