And this “bring us back to Doe”. On this song, I wanted it to be everything the intro arrangement was not. Real drums, an actual bass player playing the bass, lots of power guitars, a more fleshed out theme, and enough cinematic power to make this truly a finale.
Yeah there’s some arpeggiated synth bits in there, along with some bells, strings and french horn. Brian Thiessen gave me six takes of various guitar parts, one of which was his classic ethereal (what I call “floating”) guitar sound with which he literally plays the last six notes on the record. I layered three different piano parts on this piece which are most notable at the end to create something that reminded Merrilyn (my wife) of snow falling.
And that, as they say, is a wrap.
Publishing: Traditional/Public Domain based on O Come All Ye Faithful. Original music by Kelly Carpenter, © 2013 KelSongs / Kelly Carpenter Music (ASCAP). All rights reserved.
Recording credits: Bryon Atterberry: drums / Marc Miller: bass / Brian Thiessen: electric guitars / Kelly C: pianos, programming. Drums & Bass recorded September 2013 at 57th Street Productions, Monroe, WA by Scott Anderson.
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