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Parralox - Mila


Written by John von Ahlen

Round and round then back again
In my heart and in my brain
Call your name and all I hear is
Mila, Mila

Took another, for a lover
Then discovered, like no other
We come together, and so forever
Mila, Mila

Title Mila
Songwriter   John von Ahlen
Vocalist   John von Ahlen
Backing Vocals   Johanna Gervin
Production #   204
Engineer   Juan del Toro
Producer   John von Ahlen
Dedicated to   Johanna Gervin
Studio   Subterrane Recording Studio
Software   Cubase
Instruments   Linn Drum LM1, Fairlight CMI IIx, Arturia Matrix Brute, Moog Voyager II, Roland Jupiter 4 and Jupiter 8, Oberheim OBX-a, Sequential Circuits Prophet 5.
Time   4:32
BPM   124
Copyright   Subterrane Records 2024
Appears on   Download Parralox - Mila V1 only on Parralox Bandcamp SubscriptionsDownload Parralox - Mila V2 only on Parralox Bandcamp SubscriptionsDownload Parralox - Mila V2 (Instrumental) only on Parralox Bandcamp Subscriptions
Additional Info:
Wednesday the 12th February 2020
0030 I was thinking about Johanna and had the urge to write a song for her daughter Mila. It's been on my mind for a while. I was thinking of O Superman crossed with Julie by Eurythmics.
I just messaged Jo and asked her to sing me some scales in the form of Do Re Mi So Fa La Ti Do, and thought I would take the Mi and La sections and cut/sample them into Mila. So Jo would hear the end song and not realised she sung a song for her daughter, and hopefully be a nice surprise for her.
0042 - Just finished writing the chorus and verse chords. I was channelling Twin Peaks and then veered off somewhere else, which is great from a creative (and legal) perspective.
0111 in the morning. Just went for a walk to 711 with Jack. The city is empty and the streets are mine.

NB - I started another song called Windy and gave it catalogue #212 but decided to over-ride it as I don't think I will ever release Windy officially.

Saturday the 29th of February, 2020.
Spent the morning rehearsing for the Manchester gig. I am so sick of the songs by now. It's been a month of rehearsals!

Spent the afternoon with Michael T at the Greek Festival. Jack had a ball as well, but after 6 hours I think he had enough of the crowds. We all had a great time. We had coffee, too much Greek food, and sat and watched the crowd go by, as well as enjoying all the entertainment, both mobile and on stage.
I checked in my AirBNB guests at 2000 hours and they were a lovely couple.
Got back to the studio at 2025 hours and I messaged Adam and let him know that I wasn't going to come over, which is a shame because I really wanted to. But tomorrow is today's yesterday, right?
I had the inspiration to keep working on this track, and wrote the chorus lyrics at 2055 hours. Maybe I can come up with some verses.

Chorus 2055
Round and round then back again
In my heart and in my brain
Call your name and all I hear is
Mila, Mila

Coda 2110
Took another
For a lover
Then discovered
Like no other

We come together
And so forever / Then forever
Mila, Mila

If I ever
Thought I'd never
Love Forever

Love another



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