Last Night On Earth by Green Day
8” x 10”, WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2018 – Listen along on Spotify
The piano starts as deep blue on the top left with grey synth. The highest piano notes are light blue. At 0.16 the vocals are bright blue. The bass is purple with black drums. At 0.40 the guitar is light blue with high green twangs. From 0.48 the vocals are light blue with magenta guitar at 0.52 and 1.01. At 1.12 the drums are black with magenta at 1.15. The guitar is blue with magenta in the mid-range and higher green textures. The bass is purple. The percussion also creates brown textures. From 1.48 and 2.06 the vocals are light blue with magenta guitar. Brown textures appear on the bottom left. At 2.28 black percussion comes through before the guitar solo. From 2.32 – 3.04 the guitar is light blue and bright green with magenta vocal samples. At 3.04 the blue vocals reappear with purple bass and black drums. From 3.26 light blue piano dominates.
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.