Rather Be by Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
8” x 10” WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2019 – Listen on Spotify
The violin starts as light blue on the top left with low purples and bright magenta in the vocals. At 0.16 the synth appears as light blue and bright green. The vocals continue in magenta. From 0.32 the beat is bright blue with light blue and green highs continues. At 0.48 strong magenta appears on the top right with orange popping sounds and blue piano at 1.03 on the far left. The lowest notes are purple with magenta vocals and warm oranges on the strings. From 1.20 the strings are orange and magenta with light blue at 1.25 in the synth. From 1.31 the strings are orange in the middle. The vocals continue in magenta with bright blue and purple beats. At 1.52 the synth is light blue and green. The vocals continue in magenta. From 2.06 the strings are orange and high yellows on the bottom left. The low cello is purple. The high synth at 2.15 is green. From 2.22 the music is blue with blue vocals and light blue piano. The lows are purple. From 2.40 the vocals are magenta with high oranges. The lows at 2.51 are bright blue before light blue and green at 2.55. The backup vocals are magenta. The vocals at 3.07 are right blue before magenta continues. The final strings are orange through the outro with yellow highs.
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.