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Bridge of Sighs


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MissChaos

 Genre: Downtempo

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The final version of this song can be found on iTunes on my album, "120". Thanks for listening!
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Hits: 6290
Comments: 55
Fans: 33
Plays: 757
Downloads: 204
Votes: 31
Uploaded: Sep 04, 2006 - 04:50:45 PM
Last Updated: May 23, 2008 - 03:39:21 PM Last Played: Mar 21, 2017 - 08:52:36 PM
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Hardware:
Powerbook G4, Korg Karma, M-Audio Audiophile USB, KRK V4 monitors
Software:
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Comments
Bubowski said 3975 days ago (September 4th, 2006)
Welcome Back Miss C!
Ah this reminds me of why you ar one of my favorite MJers! A beautifully
put together piece. Thoughful and wonderfully arranged. Always such a
gentle touch. Thanks!
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ktb said 3975 days ago (September 4th, 2006)
new genre
a thinking persons new age triptronic hip notica. I loved the sequencer
type parts and the swelling vocal string pads. The whole listening
experience was a daydream turned surreal. The audio clips serve great
form here. A smorgasborg of ansgt filled speeches. Wonderful picture,
is that Venice? you captured the rapture in that pic. Well done
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drakonis said 3975 days ago (September 4th, 2006)
deeply moving, as usual
Some nitpicks first... a couple of the sound samples are a little hard to
understand ("We must allow ourselves a brief period of *ignorance*"...
did he say?), and the really nice deep throb that hits sometimes early
on is way off to the right, which is lopsided in headphones... I'd make
that closer to center. I'd reduce the number of sound-bites slightly, to
let your sweeping Lynch-esque music peek through more.

But you know that I only pick on you because I find your music so
sweeping and personal... sheesh this is another really nice one! Thank
you for giving your MissC fans another goodie!

ttfn,
Drakonis
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said 3975 days ago (September 4th, 2006)
I thoroughly enjoyed this...
Beautiful atmospheric piece of music. Kudos Ms. C.
cheers,
Jack
said 3975 days ago (September 4th, 2006)
excellent
absolutly stunning hope I spelled that right
Electric Lobster said 3974 days ago (September 4th, 2006)
This is so cool !
I hope some day I will manage to do a track like this ..)
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borisluxx said 3974 days ago (September 4th, 2006)
Beautiful, as always, Miss C!
First thing that came to mind when I started listening to this track, was
that it has an Enya feel. I love the staccato strings and the plucking and
various elements you've got going on. Beautiful melodies that
enrapture my aural senses. Your music is always a treat to me. I hope
to aspire to write and arrange as well as you. My problem is that I tend
to rush things way too much. I just need to take the time, however long
it takes. That's when the quality and thoroughness shows. You do
make quality music, Miss C. It's like a modern-day symphony. I hold
your abilities is high regard. This latest track of yours, is nothing short
of amazing. It has a fantastic feel and at times, lifts me up into another
'fantasy' dimension. I'm on my third listen and I hear new things each
time I play it. I must DL this track and FAV. Brilliant work Miss C! By the
way, it's good to have you back here at MacJams. Take care! Peace!




-Boris Luxx
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jeidse said 3974 days ago (September 4th, 2006)
A new fan
Hi i'm just checking you out for the first time and I love everything I'm
hearing. I love your style and am totally inspired.
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jeidse said 3974 days ago (September 4th, 2006)
A new fan
Hi i'm just checking you out for the first time and I love everything I'm
hearing. I love your style and am totally inspired.
Check out my latest song called Breathe of God
vbluesky said 3974 days ago (September 5th, 2006)
serious
and beautiful, with a great message put together from the vocal bits,nice production / mix, I like the drum sound. Thanks 4 the 1 year tribute song 4 all the survivers of katrina and shame on the gov't for its handling of such a awful tragedy.
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smokey bacon jnr said 3974 days ago (September 5th, 2006)
lovely
this is great. Not normally my kind of music, but I really enjoyed it. I like the space that you inject into the music, nothing is rushed. Excellent.
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Reinholt56 said 3974 days ago (September 5th, 2006)
Excellent.....
I don't really think that this piece needs anything else.

It also probably sounds just about how you intended it to sound, hence your upload.

I can also add that hearing Winston S Churchill brought back memories. The voiceover fitted the music, IMHO, very well.

Another Quality Mix.

R.
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ledebutant said 3973 days ago (September 5th, 2006)
Not forgotten
You moved me to tears, Miss C. What a beautiful piece of art you've
created here, genuinely stunning and never overly sentimental.
ledebutant said 3973 days ago (September 5th, 2006)
Not forgotten
You moved me to tears, Miss C. What a beautiful piece of art you've
created here, genuinely stunning and never overly sentimental.
Stun Nutz said 3973 days ago (September 6th, 2006)
really nice track Miss C...
The fine touches in this, such as the frenzied clicks and thumps, are nice... a natural way to update of your sound. Of course, what would a Miss Chaos song be without those grand sweeping melodies? It enjoyed this... it helped me take a break from the business of my day.
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perceptualvortex said 3973 days ago (September 6th, 2006)
Kool
Very, very kool mix of orchestral sounds and elecronic, with a tasteful sprinkling of serious sound bites. Smooth, beautiful production, just what I would expect form you MC.
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TalktoWind said 3973 days ago (September 6th, 2006)
Well...
very very well done...surreal. Peace. Quiet. An excellent mix with voices that fit perfect the sound.
I like it.
Keep it up.
Rob
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snowdragon said 3972 days ago (September 6th, 2006)
Loved the music
and would prefer it without the newsbites I think.

Which is not to say the voiceovers are out of place, I get what you're
saying and of course that's cool. It certainly works as a commentary.

However, it's a helluva piece of music too and I would like to just let
take me away on its own, I think.
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thetiler said 3972 days ago (September 7th, 2006)
like the care of the tune
love the variation, talks, wave feel (in and out) cool.

Lots of neat stuff! Fantastic picture, very ambient!

Way to go MC
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said 3972 days ago (September 7th, 2006)
Yes perfect
Very interestingly textured rhythm to this song.
Good job on the arrangement...And thanks for sharing.

Take care
Skean
chikoppi said 3972 days ago (September 7th, 2006)
Reflections on public address
Nice arrangement. Complex, but never busy. The ticky rhythm leads
very gently from the orchestral intro to the electronica. The mellow
little synth that glides out the melody is a nice fit - my favorite
moment is when it first appears. A lush choice and blend of sounds all
around.

Quite a contrast between the rhetoric of the statesman Churchill and
that of the working man Nagin. Both important moments in public
discourse. Both impactful.
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said 3972 days ago (September 7th, 2006)
Very Red
I can hears places in the song where I can sense you growing and
experimenting.
SmokeyVW said 3971 days ago (September 7th, 2006)
wonderful
this captures the mood of today so well... when that piano comes in it
was... just... so sad. *sigh* how did things go so wrong?

a very, very good track!
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Nurse DRE said 3971 days ago (September 8th, 2006)
poignant
beautiful ... moving ... affecting material with fabulous melody ... great job, as always Miss C, there's a noticable feeling of your wings spreading in this one ... I am truly touched!
psnjron said 3971 days ago (September 8th, 2006)
Worth two versions...
This is an incredible piece of work. I would love to hear it w/o back
voices. The music is beautiful. Don't get me wrong here, I know where
you're coming from with this, but my, my what sound! Please feel free to
email me track so I can hear this music stand alone. I like it that much!
Wow...what work...nice. psnjron
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j2morrow said 3971 days ago (September 8th, 2006)
Sigh, indeed
This music is lush and superb. So beautiful that the voice-overs began to
annoy me. I'd like to hear this without them. But if you keep them,
perhaps only at the beginning and at the end. No reason why you can't
post two versions, however. One with voice-overs and one without.
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MissChaos said 3970 days ago (September 8th, 2006)
MISS C SAYS...
Thanks, all, for stopping by and giving such wonderful insight to your
thoughts as you listened to this! I realize the seriousness of the tone in
this -- it's something I've been affected by pretty hard over the last
year. You know, that feeling when you know that at this very moment,
catastrophe is imminent and you feel so helpless! I imagine that's how
Mayor Nagin felt. You can hear the desperation in his voice -- it really
digs hard at my heart every time I hear that interview. In my mind, that
is desperation at it's most audible.

There's much to be read into with the layering of the two speeches, but
I'm glad that you all can hear the music for what it is and that some of
you enjoyed it. Thanks much, MacJams!

And, yes... I am considering posting an instrumental version now that I
see some are interested. :-)
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clasick said 3969 days ago (September 10th, 2006)
WOnderful
This is a great piece of music that inspires me to do more and more.
Macaudion said 3969 days ago (September 10th, 2006)
Hahah...
Of course, u would be the first to make me cry upon my return here - MissC, this is so you... - Compassionate - Stunning - Caring - Sarcastic - 'Matter of fact' - Present, but just passing through - Intellegent - Humble - Social isolationist - A fresh brew of a really good cup of something sorely needed - Gracious understatement - And just good to the core -

I miss you - Thanks for this MissC - D
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said 3969 days ago (September 10th, 2006)
I love this
All the different parts put together
The vocals...the slightly distorted radio recording
This reminds me so much of Moby
And I love Moby's music
Except this...has more variation and I think is more interesting
I really like it...good job
I wish I could make a track this good
jiguma said 3969 days ago (September 10th, 2006)
made me think
A beautiful, haunting piece Miss C - I can't really add anything that
hasn't been said, except that Bridge of Sighs made me think.
Peace,
Neil
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said 3968 days ago (September 10th, 2006)
artistic newsreel
I like the admixture of life sounds. Very cool. An urban downtempo symphonic narrative something-or-other. Lots of anticipation and angst. "I can't take it any longer. I don't think I can hold out." Poignant. A highly stylistic and artful war newsreel.

Excellent cover art.
Boris the Bull said 3968 days ago (September 10th, 2006)
thoughts from the bull...
you were right, Miss... it's a "weird" one, but nothing out of the stable
of what one might expect from your skills.

very mellow, yet thoughtfully constructed (as always). that's what i
enjoy about your music so much - that no matter what you put
together, it always relays a sense of thoughtfulness in the production.

i know the sample-bits are political, but they sort of drone out after a
while. it's not a bad thing at all. in fact, i wouldn't mind a version of
this without the vocal samples. it's a lovely, breathing piece with or
without the samples.

anyhow, without rambling, i really enjoyed this. thanks always!
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illuminati said 3968 days ago (September 10th, 2006)
Are you sure you're not Moby and Enya's love child?
No, that would just be wrong. This is really beautiful, powerful.
Downloaded and dropped into my Miss Chaos playlist.
MissChaos said 3968 days ago (September 10th, 2006)
haha!
Okay, that last comment was just funny. Thx, Illuminati! :-D
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kristyjo said 3968 days ago (September 10th, 2006)
Beautiful soundscape
It's great to hear one of your pieces, again. You bring in some very
thought provoking voice clips. I would like to hear it as just an
instrumental, too. You have a real talent for composing pieces that are
complex, without being complicated. (Does that make sense?)
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moorlandt said 3968 days ago (September 11th, 2006)
my ears thank you
Amazing soundscape, so well balanced and produced. Fragile and strong, wide and focused at the same time. A real delicatesse to cherish for sure.

Walter
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K.I.S.KISMET said 3955 days ago (September 24th, 2006)
Speechless
what's left to say anyway, this is like getting a bitch of a shot and having a sweet lollipop shoved in your mouth. Encisive yet sensitive.
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MissChaos said 3955 days ago (September 24th, 2006)
appreciation
So touched and grateful to have you stop by for a listen and then say such
thoughtful words. Nice to see you around! Thank you!

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. . : : Meow : : . .
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gregd said 3936 days ago (October 13th, 2006)
Well done!
The use of sampled voices, the opposed overall downtempo feel with
the frenetic hi-hat, and the orchestral-contra-synth lead makes the
whole thing flow along like the six party nuclear talks: very tensely
while appearing to be a smooth process. Sweet!
-g
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MissChaos said 3936 days ago (October 13th, 2006)
thanks, gregd
oooh, a Friday the 13th comment! So glad to see you around and thanks for
stopping by for a listen!

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. . : : Meow : : . .
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Komrade K said 3927 days ago (October 22nd, 2006)
Ooooh Missus!
Hadn't been on site much recently so apologies for the lateness of this
comment (although having said that I actually rather like having
comments down the line...)

This is a magnificent piece of work - truly bittersweet. Seductive
melodies with an edge and provocative samples. Peering through opulent
velvet drapes at a scene of strife beyond. Disturbing.

KK
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MissChaos said 3926 days ago (October 23rd, 2006)
thank you
apologies not necessary! Your comments rock my world, Sir K. Thank you.

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Rebsie said 3926 days ago (October 23rd, 2006)
Blimey ...
I was moved to tears by this, and that's all I really need to say about it. An incredible piece of work.
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MissChaos said 3926 days ago (October 23rd, 2006)
:-)
Thank you, sweet Rebsie. Thank you.

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Lartin Lane said 3903 days ago (November 15th, 2006)
I like.. v much
Got a feel of Enya about it but much cooler..The vocal samplings are so original and unpredictable and yet meaningful. Heard some of my own hopes and fears in there.. Have we met?.. no maybe not. Must be universal hopes and fears then.

this spoke to me on many levels.. great track..thnx
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amani said 3880 days ago (December 7th, 2006)
Very inspiring
MissChaos, as soon as I get my PowerBook back up and running (the logic board keeps failing on me) I plan to do a piece like this. This piece is sooo inspiring. Very well done, very meaningful. Thank you.
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MissChaos said 3880 days ago (December 7th, 2006)
thanks, amani
I just discovered you as I listened to your latest political endeavor. I think you see below the surface, much like I tend to think I do. Sometimes a song is all I can do to allow myself to come to terms with the emotions I feel about these "big" events that seem to be beyond my control. Sorry that's so wordy. But I think you understand. Seriously; I look forward to your music.

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. . : : From near to far, from here to there, funny things are everywhere : : . . — Dr. Suess
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Boris the Bull said 3838 days ago (January 19th, 2007)
more thoughts from the bull...
revisiting this one from The 2006 MacJams Retrospective collection and have to say, it just gets better the more you listen to it.

i just adore your music and i'm happy you are here! thank you! ;o)
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MissChaos said 3838 days ago (January 19th, 2007)
aww!
Aren't you the sweetest?! Thanks so much -- for the big smile and warm thoughts. I'm glad you're here, too. :-)

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. . : : From near to far, from here to there, funny things are everywhere : : . . — Dr. Suess
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kevmikwa said 3833 days ago (January 24th, 2007)
Have you been?
I have (the bridge in Venice, not the sadness in Nawlins). It's easy to understand the name when you look out the narrow windows and figure that for many it was the last look at the light of day. Likely an intended parallel? Anyhoo - I digress ... great tune - found this one perusing the "Downtempo" category selections. Glad it led me here. Unlike others on here, I'm a fan of borrowing news clips and weaving them into song. Maybe it's all the Negativland in my past, who knows. Really great stuff!
craft said 3813 days ago (February 13th, 2007)
greatly done
Love the smoothness of this piece... Solid work in here!!! Very well done Miss C.
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MissChaos said 3812 days ago (February 14th, 2007)
Thanks, Craft!
How cool to log in and see someone swing by one of these older tunes. I really appreciate the nice words!

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. . : : From near to far, from here to there, funny things are everywhere : : . . — Dr. Suess
Check out my latest song called Transmission
FunkyBeats said 2564 days ago (July 16th, 2010)
This song is cool!
You inspire me. Love the social consciousness in your music. And you have a very British sound happening, the way the chords move, if that makes any sense. Cool string parts and pads. Thanks for this tune! - Kent
MissChaos said 2564 days ago (July 16th, 2010)
thanks!
Thanks, Kent! This made my day!
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