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Wonderful Land


1. Wonderful Land (3:45)

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Media: Digital/Streaming

Catalogue Number: S-11

Release Date: 12 July 2024

Category: Electronic

Production Notes:

Composed by Jerry Lordan.

Arranged, performed and produced by Jim Ottaway.

Mixed and mastered by Jim Ottaway.

Equipment and software used for this production includes: RME Fireface 800, Studio One, Korg Karma, Yamaha MX49, MT Power Drum Kit, Studio Drummer and various VSTs including Spire, SynthMaster and Omnisphere.

Cover Licence: EasySong.

Photography, graphics and design by Jim Ottaway.

Additional notes:

'Wonderful Land' is one of my all-time favourite instrumental tunes and this version is my homage to the amazing instrumental music of the 1960s, in particular the wonderful compositions of Jerry Lordan, made famous by The Shadows. I have tried to stay as true as possible to 'the sound of the 60s' but added my 2024 electronic touch... no strats... all synths. 'Wonderful Land' was recorded, mixed and mastered between 17 April and 3 June 2024.

Reviews: "Jim has brought 'Wonderful Land' into the 21st century while at the same time retaining the melodic soul of the piece.". John Holden, DJ at 2BACR (Sydney, Australia).
"Jim's version of 'Wonderful Land' just brought back that whole 60s vibe in spades.". Janet Mawdesley, Blue Wolf Reviews (Australia).
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