The One by Kodaline
8” x 10” WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2019 – Listen on Spotify
The intro starts as bright blue on the top left with magenta strings and light blue high. The vocals appear as bright blue with light blue highs and purple lows. From 0.26 the long high notes are light blue across the top. The drums are black with purple bass. The high light blue continues from 0.36 At 1.02 are the vocals are magenta on the top right as is the distinctive electric guitar. The highs and airy vocals are orange. The drums are black. From 1.30 the high vocals are orange. At 1.41 the vocals return as bright blue with light blue highs. From 1.54 the strings are magenta and light blue. From 2.06 the string magenta returns with high orange. At 2.19 the high synth is bright green and light blue with magenta continuing. At 2.37 the vocals and notes are bright blue with black drums. At 2.52 the magenta strings return in the middle. The highs at 3.01 are light blue with low bright blue and warm oranges and magenta in the returning chorus. The hi-hat are hints of brown. The vocals from 3.25 are blue. The final synth is bright green.
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.