Say Goodbye by Dave Matthews Band
6” x 8” WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2019 – Listen on Spotify
The rhythm starts as purple with black drums and high orange and yellow. The mid-range notes are magenta with purple lows and high oranges. The highest flute continues as yellow across the top. The textures around the notes are brown. At 0.47 the notes are yellow with twangs of magenta at 0.50 on the top right. At 1.02 the drums are black with brown textures. From 1.09 the highs are orange with magenta guitar at 1.20. The highest flute continues as yellow at 1.22. From 1.26 the vocals are browns with hints of light blue lows. From 1.43 the guitar is magenta. The highs continue in orange and yellow. From 2.04 the guitar is brown on the middle left. From 2.31 the rhythm is orange and yellow on the bottom left along with purple lows. From 3.10 the strings are magenta with brown and orange vocals across the middle. The magenta continues from 3.53 the purple appears in the middle bottom with brown textures and blue guitar chords. From 4.22 the strings are magenta and continue through the outro. The drums are black with purple lows. The flute continues in hints of orange. The hi-hat is brown as is the guitar from 5.06. Through the outro magenta dominates in the strings. The final vocals also take on hints of magenta at 5.56.
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.