I Wish I Lived In A Claude Monet

I Wish I Lived In A Claude Monet

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Demo: 

I Want To Live In a Claude Monet

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Liner Notes: 

My first collaboration.
So @Amanda West and I were paired in the Random Collaboration Challenge. She was very patient with me, and walked me through the process of collaborating, and sent me these beautiful lyrics. I love this song..
Please forgive the bad edit in my video. A motorcycle drove by my open window while I was making this video.

Lyrics: 

I Wish I Lived In A Claude Monet
© Amanda Jane West & Linda Mielke 2021

intro (and also pre chorus later on)
I want to see things in soft gentle colour...

ch
It flows and goes away
Out of sight, out of mind
Bringing me alive today
And then just wash away
The life bearing brown decay
I wish I lived in a Claude Monet

V1
Lily pads and sparkling glass, faded blues and pinks
Floating greens for sitting on, contemplating things

pre ch
I want to see things in soft gentle colour

ch
It flows and goes away
Out of sight, out of mind
Bringing me alive today
And then just wash away
The life bearing brown decay
I wish I lived in a Claude Monet

V2
Washing silt and thoughts away, purging clean my soul
Leaving all the residue, don't wanna lose control

pre ch
I want to see things in soft gentle colour

ch
It flows and goes away
Out of sight, out of mind
Bringing me alive today
And then just wash away
The life bearing brown decay
I wish I lived in a Claude Monet



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Comments

katpiercemusic's picture

So pretty! This reminds me of some of the sweeter tunes by Golden Bough (a folk group I've been listening to since childhood). Very sweet, and I really like the simple treatment on the mandolin.

billwhite51's picture

nice mandolin tone. dont we all wish we could live in a monet? well, maybe not everyone. bob dylan would complain about an itching nose and not being able to move. seriously though, this is a quite lovely air

coolparadiso's picture

Nicely done. I am sure I did a demo with these lyrics(or at least a version of these ) last year! Nice to hear what others do!

Amanda West's picture

Hey @coolparadiso yes, it was a version of this I think. I went through all my spare lyrics with Linda and these jumped out at her Smile

kenmattsson's picture

The mandolin and your voice works so well on this song. The lyrics are wonderful also.

Congrats on your first collab! They are quite fun.

kahlo's picture

Lovely lyric with wonderfully vivid images and a longing for beauty that is brought to life perfectly with the flowing melody and mandolin. Great collaboration!