Macross Plus: Voices

July 19, 2012 at 3:25 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments
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I heard “Voices” by Yoko Kanno for the first time about 14 or 15 years ago, and I still remember how mysterious and beautiful I thought it was. The chord progressions and melodies were so unusual to me, but yet so hauntingly lovely that I listened to it over and over again in order to try and understand it. It was unlike anything I’d ever heard before, as is the case with many of Yoko-san’s compositions.

I hope you’ll enjoy our rendition of “Voices.” This is my first collaboration with Kyle Landry, a very talented youtube pianist who covers everything from video game music to classical pieces and everything in between. The non-traditional chord progressions made recording all the vocal harmonies quite a challenge for me, but I learned a lot in the process and am really happy we were able to work on this song together. Anyways, here is the video:

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