I wrote this song in 2015 and posted the original version on Users Showcase in early 2016.

Since then, I've learnt a lot more about mixing and production. I now also have some better music finishing software than I had back in 2015. It was thinking about these tools and techniques that inspired me to revisit this song.

Here's where my journey took me...


♫♫ Can You Imagine?


Please feel free to comment on any aspect of the song and/or its presentation.

Regards,
Noel

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Tracks were generated using the Audiophile version of BIAB. To polish the production, I used...

  • Ozone 8 -- 'Greg Calbi Presets' on the overall final mix
  • Nectar 2 -- vocals
  • Waves Renaissance Bass VST -- bass guitar
  • MAutopan VST -- electric guitar
  • Waves CLA Guitars VST -- electric guitar
  • Waves CLA Uplugged VST -- cello
  • Waves CLA Drums VST -- drums
  • MIDI Choir -- Miroslav Philharmonik


The BIAB Ensemble
  • Bass Guitar 1759
  • Electric Guitar 1764
  • Acoustic Guitar 1596
  • Piano 1767
  • Cello 1856
  • Drums - RockBritDrivingEv16^1-SnCH,RdCym


Lyrics

Can you imagine a scene like this?
We're standing with one another, side by side
And singing together in harmony
With confidence, heart and a mountain of pride

Can you imagine a sound like this?
An ocean of people who sway and sing
In chorus together, friend with friend
Making the heavens reverberate and ring

It all begins with a single voice
One voice to lead the way
Sooner or later another joins in
Then it starts to grow
And hundreds join the show

Can you imagine the power and strength
If a world full of people were singing strong
Flooding the planet in the sounds of peace
And everyone singing the same song

[Instrumental]

It all begins with a single voice
One voice to lead the way
Sooner or later another joins in
Then it starts to grow
And millions join the show

Can you imagine the power and strength
If a world full of nations were singing strong
Flooding the planet in the sounds of peace
And everyone singing the same song
Everyone singing the same song

©2015 Noel Adams, words and music, all rights reserved
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