Nighttime Shade

by @jeustan

Liner Notes

started 30 minutes in, so it was a very quick write and recording. the music completely improvised #skirmish #songskirmish #s073122b #dall-e

The prompt was to write a song in an hour based on this AI generated image: https://labs.openai.com/s/kL8Sb5L2wlFPzP2jJ20jTwYS

thanks @andygetch for hosting and this amazing prompt.

Lyrics

I can the strokes that borne the sky tonight
brushed alive by some unknown under all of it

the nighttime shade of what I realize
under all this darkness
the nighttime shade of what I see
maybe we're really looking down
the nighttime shade of what may be
my closest relative among this sea of nothing
the nighttime shade, oh shield me, I see nothing
and nothing looks back at me



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Nice noodly guitar and really good almost anguished vocals, very nice.

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@fuzzy

Lovely guitar work, especially for being improvised.
Really expressive vocal delivery.
Yeah, super lovely!

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I love how the nighttime shade has at least three possible meanings shade=ghost, shade=hue, shade=dark. The way you play and sing deepens the exploration. I really feel like I’m in the dark picking out the possibilities. That descending line feels like winding down a path to the river. What a great use of half an hour.

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Interesting combination between the improvisation at the start and the vocals coming with a gentle guitar. You paint a thoughtful picture of the night shade.

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Strong improv in your nighttime shade. Good sound on your guitar.

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Oh, that "brushed alive" is such a simple phrase that packs a huge wallop. Your melody wanders a bit in such a beautiful way. Much like the night stars wander the sky. I love the intimate feel of this song.

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I really like this and it feels like the beginning of something or maybe an end? Strong singing and I like the slow kinda jazzy guitar. Very cool line 'maybe we're really looking down'. Thanks for playing and well done on the skirmish!

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@mikehex

That guitar intro is captivating. I love the path travelled by the lyrics, really strong writing

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Those Jazzy stylings perfectly compliment the picture and the yearning in the lyrics.

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Interesting and cool going from the single note pattern to the jazz like strumming then back again. I like the vocal phrasing and very intriguing lyric.
I dig this kind of shade, throw it on me!

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@sunfire

Love that title and guitar playing with singing are good too.