Grand Finale and Open Horizon

This is meant to be the very last two tracks. I actually took a holiday from work in order to record and arrange Grand Finale, and it sure needed that. Delicate detuning of software instruments, seemingly hopeless changes in dynamics and most of all a very prominent feeling of loss. Oh, and before I forget, there's a part of this song when I always spiral off and sing/hum "Sound of Music". I had to look it up, and it doesn't really fit, but I plan to do it live anyways.

Open Horizon on the other hand was made in less than two days, a spin-off from a Tallest Man On Earth cover attempt, which failed miserably and led to an improvisation leading into a song. Oh, and if you hear it, the rain is real.


I swore to plead the rising tide to come.
I await a final moment, a setting sun.
Farewell a hundred times but no conclusion.
For all these wasted times, no evolution.
Every night I wake up blind in an illusion.
Every night I wake up blind, no evolution.

What's to explain, just embrace me one last time.
Nothing has changed, just embrace me one last time.

Open horizon
Open horizon
Not a cloud in the sky
I aim for your eye

You'd better damn well be right

You'd better damn well be right by Magnus Reimer

This is the first song in quite a while, and the first to be recorded with my new tube mic. Don't think I need to comment much on the lyrics, must be my most obvious work ever. I made this song after listening extensively to Josef&Erika's wonderful album "Floods", but funnily in the end it's very much Depeche Mode... Haha.

And when I rest my head on you
You wear happiness with some pride
It descended upon me
Revealed my nothingness to be void

Yeah we could rise together
Roam the skies together
Turn over stones together
Fill our hearts together

And when I rest my head on you
I fear happiness is my trial
Cause if I'm cursed to see you go
Fear I'll wear nothingness without hope

Cause then we can't rise together
No roaming the skies together
or turn over stones together
Just breaking our hearts together

You say I'm wrong
well then you'd better damn well be right
My light
You'd better damn well be right...

All These Intentions

1) Turn down the volume on the youtube player.
2) Press play on the youtube player, then pause immediately.
3) Wait until the youtube video loads.
4) Press play on the soundcloud player.
5) Wait 20 seconds
6) Press play on the youtube player.
7) Enjoy

(Note: Don't go to full-screen unless you are sure it will turn up in a new tab/window.)

Here's a remix of a 2009 song, then called "(all these) Intentions (they're making me blind)". This was the first electronic song I made with live takes, and it has taken some time to perfect that style. Some might think that it has too much reverb, but it's one of them songs that sounds bloody awful without a certain amount of echo drenching, so there you go.

I've wanted to make a video for this with the Solyaris car scene, but whenever I upload something to youtube the sound turns to utter shite. Therefore I present to you this interactive approach. The video is slightly shorter than the song, but it still works out pretty well I think.

All these intentions
They are making me blind
Hell I was so dated
Asked to wait around