Goodbye Berlin (Demo V1 Instrumental)

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Howdy Disco Citizens,

This is the first Demo version of Goodbye Berlin. A track that John wrote while in Germany a few weeks ago.

According to John's notes :
Chorus lyrics written on Sunday the 10th of February in Hamburg.
Verse lyrics written on Friday the 15th of February in Berlin at the Lindemann Hotel.
Music written on Saturday the 16th of February from 14:12 to 15:35 hours at YSF Studio in Sandbach.
Vocals recorded in YSF Studio, Sandbach with Johanna on Sunday the 17th of February, 2019.

The music itself was composed using Reaper software at YSF Studio in Sandbach, Cheshire, UK. This is the recording studio of Your Silent Face, a techno band comprised of Mike Cooper and Nic Toupee.

John and I worked on a new version of the music last week at Subterrane Recording Studio and I'll share that demo with you as well in the weeks to come.

Electronically yours,

Juan del Toro.


Goodbye Berlin
Written by John von Ahlen

Verse 1
I spent 3 days walking in the rain
You take me into hell
And then back again

Pre Chorus 1
Don't keep me here
I can't bear to stay!
Oh I'll come back again
On another day

Goodbye Berlin
The world is turning
Away from all that we love
You know it like I do, like I do

Verse 2
A darker world
Deeper underground
That only you can find
Only in your mind

Pre Chorus 2
Just for now we should say goodbye
To keep the love alive
Let the Eagle fly

Chorus 2
So Goodbye Berlin
My heart is burning
To run from all that I love
You know that I can't stay or remain


released March 10, 2019
Dedicated to Jean-Baptiste Mondino.
Producer - John von Ahlen.
Engineer - Juan del Toro.
Synthesizer - John von Ahlen.

Vocals - Johanna Gervin
Backing vocals - Louise Love

Graphic Design - John von Ahlen.

Recorded at Subterrane Recording Studio, Melbourne, Australia.

© 2019 Tunecore Publishing.
℗ 2019 Subterrane Records.

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If ever there was a new electronic pop band to encapsulate and emulate the legendary stylings of Depeche Mode, The Human League, Erasure, New Order, Pet Shop Boys and the spirit of Madonna in her 80s day-glo era, then Australia’s Parralox are that modern-day reincarnation. ... more

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