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A draft that was never developed, it's the only demo/outtake that features an obviously electronic drum part. Besides being musically repetitive and not particularly interesting, I felt that the theme around the end of the war, along with the speech by Winston Churchill, was redundant.

In the final album, I decided to convey the same type of announcement with a very brief radio broadcast by the BBC, which can be heard at the very end of 'Skinny Kid'.

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from After 1989: A Trip To Freedom (Original Demos & Outtakes), released April 30, 2020
Written and produced by
Simone Silvestroni

Performed by
Simone Silvestroni / bass, drums, piano, synth, sound effects
Paolo Clementi / electric guitar

Management by
Christopher Carvalho / Unlock Your Sound Ltd

© 2019-2020 Minutes to Midnight.
℗ 2019-2020 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Minutes to Midnight. Minutes to Midnight is the exclusive trademark of Simone Silvestroni. All trademarks and logos are protected.

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Minutes to Midnight Cambridge, UK

Minutes to Midnight is the moniker used by Simone Silvestroni, a full-stack music producer, bassist and sound designer.

He's just released the album ‘After 1989’, a real-life trip in history between two wars.

The concept tells the story from his perspective as a grandson, who has only recently uncovered answers to how his grandfather managed to escape Germany in 1945.
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