The Recovery

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Arranged by:
Glyn R Brown Veteran
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Composed by:
Lars Hoff
Duration:
6:25
Released:
09/09/2005
All-Time charts position:
128
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Holy Christ! Yes!!! At first listen I thought "This will get a Very Good vote". Then came the choire, and it all just came together in pure perfection. Pant creamage galoure!
Glyn has been harking on about this tune for well over a year now and what a welcome return, fekin awesome I tell ya!
This is a bit good to say the least. Lovely use of guitar for the lead parts, which convey just the right amount of emotion. And plenty of gentle and neat touches to make it a beautiful emotional piece. Download it. Now.
I almost knew this would be outstanding before hearing it.. As usual another top quality (mike oldfield-esque) track from Glyn.
Such a sweet song... I love it!
Wonderful as always by Glyn. Mmm, "the Recovery" has been on my SID-playlist for 20 years now, which does not make things worse. Thanks Glyn!
Great work, glyn! ... As always a very good remix!
Oh, My, God. Congratulations!
Filled with sweet and mellow fruitfulness - sheer bliss
This is amazing. I love it.
Fine remake, well done!
Total change in style for glyn.. Gone are the orchestra's replaced with sultry synths and plonk noises and aint it just beautiful :)
Speachless
Fantastic, thanks alot glyn!
Everything Glyn touches turns to gold. Another classic.
As usually I have to vote against the masses ;-) even with the choire, its only a orange one :-) maybe I don't like the balancing of the lead @ first third of the song...
Very nice arrangement and beautiful choir-sounds, so here goes the read smiler...
Outstanding GREAT! Welcome Back Glyn! Good to hear That he's still alive! Great Mix.^^
Indeed this remind to the old Enigma style. Very well done: the arrangment, the production, the choice of instruments. Bravo!
Sooooo smooth :-D
I met Glen again on Saturday night at B. I. T, we had a chat and I asked him when he is doing more remixes and he said he had just uploaded this track and well, pure beauty and those choire vocals are perfect!!! THIS GUY IS THE NO. 1 remixer without doubt
Unrivaled production! There's a bit of anything: Vangelis, Enigma, Baywatch title theme and "Forever young" by Alphaville. For my taste it's a little bit too corny though.
Simply stunning. Very atmospheric and relaxing.
This is so damn nice.
Turn out the lights, stick the headphones on, close your eyes and listen to the music. So relaxing. Superb stuff this is!!
This is very high quality and professional remix. LOVELY work!
........... Wow :O. I wish Glynn was my music-teacher!
This production is the closest thing to elevator music. Not my cup of tea ;-)
Awesome! That's all I can say. No, really!
Now I understanded "nothing ventured, . Nothing gained". Glyn ventured and boy! Did I gain!!!!! A little risky for the site and I love it!!!!
Way too sweet for my personal taste. Impressive arrangement, though!
Sooo beautiful! In places reminds me of enya and enigma...
Really. You won't get better than this for orchestra/chant music. A+
Easily one of the best remixes on the site: emotional stuff, well done.
This is muzak, the kind of thing you listen to at supermarkets while picking frozen food
Sounds like Walt Disney/Mike Oldfield style kind of world music, only worse! Technically probably good, but not my style, as always. Sorry, Mr. Brown!;-)
Awesome! Nice switch in style... I dedect a hint of "Go West" by the Pet Shop Boys, hehe... Smooth, light and fluffy tune...
Top 10!,, Wonderful tune. Don
Wonderful
Very chill oout moody tune... Perfectly done..
Sounds very Mike Oldfieldish, which is not a bad thing :o)
+1 to what LMan said. Anyway if I needed a C64 remix for some deeper more emotional /... Than I'm all the time :)... / movie score, it would be a perfect track.
Review by pricer
10/09/2005

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I found myself in a fortunate position of not knowing this SID, so my first impression was based on Glyn's effort alone. The quality of the sounds and mix are without doubt first class, nice reverb (not over done as in so many cases), nice use of piano and guitar for lead. The flow makes you feel that you're never sure whats next but gels perfectly. I have since listened to the SID and Glyn has once again taken the right bits out not to loose all of the spirit. It was rather strange though to listen to one of Glyns pieces and not hear a single orchestral hit!! A very nice piece.
Review by winc
08/10/2005

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Lars Huff has been one of my favourite commodore 64 musicians for a long time now, and I feel that not many people know how to really capture what I think Lars does in his original pieces. Then along comes Glyn with a remake of probably one of my most favourite pieces of Lars.

Now Glyn takes his own take on the main theme of the original piece, and makes it certainly his own with this remake. Something that really shows in here is that Glyn probably has a big Mike Oldfield collection (or he better have if he hasn't! :P) because there is that "MASSIVE" feel to this piece you get when listening to the likes of Mike Oldfiend.

Overall there are few remakes that I really feel honored to have listened to, and that the author took the time to create. This would be now in that top ten of music that I will listen to almost every day!

Thank you for sharing your vision of this already lovely piece - you did it justice!
Review by gator
24/10/2005

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I love this track. It reminds of Hans Zimmer when he was good. It really does have that early days of Media Ventures feel to it. Like Rain Man. Honestly, lets have more remixes like these!
Review by tomsk
20/11/2005

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Errm, I don't know how to put this, but I'm not too keen on this. It's pretty good in places, but I don't think there's a great deal to the original tune - and hence an strange choice of SID to attempt to remix.
I always like to give tunes a 'spin cycle' in the car (i.e. hear them quite a few times) before writing a review, and all of Glyns previous work has blown me away. However, despite the excellent qulaity of samples I still found this remix quite standard up until about 4:40 when there seems to be an injection that brings it to life.
The guitar at 1:37 for example is just so plain and boring. I could predict the notes before they were played. There's none of the 'instrument excitement' from previous mixes. It's nice to hear the mandarin sure, but it's not inspiring in the way Glyn normally introduces an instrument. I really do think the original has a lot to answer for, and I'm suprised Glyn saw anything in the SID
This was a hard review for me to write, and normally when I'm not fussed with a tune I don't bother, but I know Glyn pretty well and if he does read this I know he won't have a problem with this. Nice to see a new direction, but this particular tune is not for me.
Review by dasandman
12/09/2005

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As always Glyn R Brown blows me away with his great music talents!