Miracle of Sound: Forever Blue (Breaking Bad Song)

Forever Blue (Breaking Bad Song)

But deep down I know I'll be forever blue.

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Not bad! I do like how by the end it started to sound more chaotic, sort of showing the progress of the show. And now I must watch the entire series again!

Great send off to an amazing show! I loved that final shot of Walt spinning the gun.

And now this has reminded me that there will never be any new Breaking Bad to watch, and how sad that is. :(

Mcoffey:
And now this has reminded me that there will never be any new Breaking Bad to watch, and how sad that is. :(

There will however be some "Better Call Saul", which should make you happy.

Awesome song, Gav, and a great finale for an even greater year. Looking at the tracklist of Level 4 I gotta say, I think it has even more favourites than Level 3. Can't wait to see what you have in stock for us in 2014!

Fantastically done Gav! I'm really liking the last couple. I could see this being in a playlist next to Redemption Blues :)
Also, yes, the spinning gun bit at the end was fantastic.

As someone who hasn't seen a single episode of Breaking Bad, I really enjoyed this song. I'm sure it would've been better if I had known the context behind the lyrics, but on its own, it holds up pretty well. I just may actually watch the show now. Great work as usual, Gavin!

Love it.

I would very much look forward to a second one from Jesse's perspective, as their fluctuating relationship is central to the show. :)

Ansem-The-Wise:
As someone who hasn't seen a single episode of Breaking Bad, I really enjoyed this song. I'm sure it would've been better if I had known the context behind the lyrics, but on its own, it holds up pretty well. I just may actually watch the show now. Great work as usual, Gavin!

I hope it still appeals to people who may not have seen the show too, it's also very much just a song about a man looking back on his life and feeling a little defeated and angry.

Just to completely ruin the song for everyone,

is what I can't get out of my head thanks to the song's tagline. Apologies all - I'm afraid I have something of a mess on my hands.

As others have said, the spinning gun bit at the video was cool way to the video.

I'll probably be listening to this one on repeat for awhile.

Teoes:
Just to completely ruin the song for everyone,

is what I can't get out of my head thanks to the song's tagline. Apologies all - I'm afraid I have something of a mess on my hands.

You are a horrible person Teoes!

Why couldn't you just keep it to yourself! Now we'll all have that image forced into this song XD

Putting the amazing instrumental work aside, I think the vocal work during the first verse is the best you've pulled off in any song so far.

Larcenist:
Putting the amazing instrumental work aside, I think the vocal work during the first verse is the best you've pulled off in any song so far.

Heh, I actually did almost the whole song in one straight take, adding in some layers after for the choruses. Any time I do that, and don't focus too much on making it 'perfect', people really seem to like it. I guess it just feels more natural to the ear?

Oh, I really like this one. Amazing sound and great lyrics. Well done.

Like I said on the last video, I love the atmosphere in your songs. I've never seen a single episode of Breaking Bad and am only vaguely aware of the plot, but through this song I got a real feel for Walt's character, and how his circumstances are forcing this once good man to become a monster, and just how aware of his own downfall he is.

Never saw the show, but I really liked this song. Well done Gav, I think your massive output of art is just proof to the likeness that inspiration is like river and not a lake.

MiracleOfSound:

Larcenist:
Putting the amazing instrumental work aside, I think the vocal work during the first verse is the best you've pulled off in any song so far.

Heh, I actually did almost the whole song in one straight take, adding in some layers after for the choruses. Any time I do that, and don't focus too much on making it 'perfect', people really seem to like it. I guess it just feels more natural to the ear?

Well, I would argue that since we are all humans and imperfect beings, when you start to fine tune the song to much, it starts to sound overproduced. Ie you will be chipping away at what makes the song human; its soul if you will. And that's probably why we like to experience our idols at live shows, even though the sound quality at a gig is typically inferior compared to a recording played back on your favorite head phones.

This new one and New Black Gold are easily my favourite songs by Miracle Of Sound. Something about Dunne's voice just lends itself to songs about melancholic reflection.

Song is wonderfully thought out, perfect fit for the series... La música Hermano!

Is it bad of me to want a smurf version of this? :(

Wow....gotta say, haven't dug a MoS song so much since "Age of the Dragon".

Got some chills watching this, great song once again. Please tell me you are going to do a an Arkham Origins song?

thanks alot Gav, now i have to watch this "Breaking Bad" thing. cool song though.

MiracleOfSound:
I hope it still appeals to people who may not have seen the show too, it's also very much just a song about a man looking back on his life and feeling a little defeated and angry.

As someone who has not seen any episodes of Breaking Bad and only knows the general premise of the show from cultural osmosis, I can say that it stands up very well on its own as a compelling bitter-sweet song. The melody and rhythm draw me in even as the lyrics weave a darker story of desperation and bad choices. Good stuff!

Looks like it's time to head over to Bandcamp again and grab some new tunes. This one will definitely find a place on my frequently-played list.

You do great work, Gavin.

Love it! Thank you Gav!

MiracleOfSound:
Heh, I actually did almost the whole song in one straight take, adding in some layers after for the choruses. Any time I do that, and don't focus too much on making it 'perfect', people really seem to like it. I guess it just feels more natural to the ear?

I'm not the least of a singer myself sadly so I'm not that knowledgeable in the voice processing arts, but it might just be a whole lot like not quantizing too much. It just leaves the human feel which appeals to us, especially in an emotional piece such as this (very electrical pieces have their charm in the robotic feel of 100% quantizing).

I think I just generally like it when you add trills and slurs. Your earlier works don't really include a whole lot of 'flashy' singing, something that you have pulled off lately quite often once or twice in songs to intrigue the listener in lack of a better word. Never stop doing what you're doing!

Ignatz_Zwakh:
Wow....gotta say, haven't dug a MoS song so much since "Age of the Dragon".

ha, that was the first song posted here :D

Larcenist:

I think I just generally like it when you add trills and slurs. Your earlier works don't really include a whole lot of 'flashy' singing, something that you have pulled off lately quite often once or twice in songs to intrigue the listener in lack of a better word. Never stop doing what you're doing!

I will certainly keep this in mind for 2014 :)

DestinyCall:

As someone who has not seen any episodes of Breaking Bad and only knows the general premise of the show from cultural osmosis, I can say that it stands up very well on its own as a compelling bitter-sweet song. The melody and rhythm draw me in even as the lyrics weave a darker story of desperation and bad choices. Good stuff!

Glad to hear that :) And thank you for the support on bandcamp :)

rofltehcat:
Is it bad of me to want a smurf version of this? :(

Bad? Nah. A bit odd? yeah :D

SquadronAce:
Got some chills watching this, great song once again. Please tell me you are going to do a an Arkham Origins song?

not planning on it but here, have a Batman song

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/miracle-of-sound/6121-Rise-The-Dark-Knight-Rises

I've never been a big music guy, but I've been hooked on your music. I was hoping you'd be inspired to make a Breaking Bad song and it is awesome! The sounds emulate the theme song well. "Forever Blue" is a great play on words that fits the character of Walter White very well. I enjoy how there are so many layered meanings and themes to your lyrics.

Well done. I've never seen the show personally, but I stilled enjoyed the song. :3

Caleb Marmon:
I've never been a big music guy, but I've been hooked on your music. I was hoping you'd be inspired to make a Breaking Bad song and it is awesome! The sounds emulate the theme song well. "Forever Blue" is a great play on words that fits the character of Walter White very well. I enjoy how there are so many layered meanings and themes to your lyrics.

Thank you, I am always happy when people pay enough attention to the lyrics to spot the hidden meanings. :)

I keep relistening to this and I've never seen breaking bad,.

You all need to watch Breaking Bad :-)

Even if you HATE crime drama (like I do), you'll love the show.

As someone who has watched the series twice through already, this song captures the tone of the show extremely well. As someone already mentioned, the song becomes more and more chaotic towards the end, just as the show does.

I know its late, but I have a minor criticism for this very extremely awesome song. I hadn't really noticed while listening to it on my computer or on low volume, but when I started listening to it on spotify to and from school and work, I notice the latter part of the song is way waaay higher in volume than the first half. I usually end up turning the volume up when this comes on (because, like I said, its awesome), and then having to constantly adjust it down as the song goes on. I love that the song becomes more chaotic at the end reflecting the show itself, but I don't think that means it needs to go up in volume compared to the rest.

 

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