I Wonder Lyrics & Artwork

Hey folks, Ross here.

I hope you are enjoying our video for I Wonder. I thought I'd come on and post the lyrics as well as the story behind the artwork (below), so here you go...

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Hanging in the side wings waiting on my cue from you
So scared in case I miss it, that’s my chance to get in the spotlight with you
I waited for so long, I didn’t see it coming, today I could be someone
Going through the motions, fueled by the memory of those who’ve gone before me

And I wonder what you’re doing right now
I know you’re not a face in the crowd

People looking on now, taking my first steps to you
You make it look easy dancing all around me so smooth
But all I see is blurry as you dance there before me
Lead me through ‘cause I don’t want to fall
And just so you know this, if I can through this
it’s everything I’ve ever wanted

And I wonder what you’re doing right now
I know you’re not a face in the crowd

The pressure’s on to get it right just got to let it go
The hardest thing’s not to fall apart and not in front of you
You made me realise what I could be

And I wonder what you’re doing right now
I know you’re not a face in the crowd

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

I really wanted the artwork for 'I Wonder' to represent the song and the album that it comes from. The song, in a nutshell, is about a theatre performer/dancer from the past (you can read Davina's full article about that here) so I wanted to use a graceful dancer from the 1930s.

I managed to source a great photograph which was a good start. I then wanted the photo to tie in well with the rest of our current designs so I mixed the beautiful dancer's pose with the artwork from the actual album which tied it together. If you look closely on her body you can see that the texture is taken from the Human Condition artwork although I tweaked the colour a bit.

After working on the design for a couple of days I started to notice as I walked away from it that I could also see the dancer's shape as a bit like a flying dove. At this point I just left it and knew it was finished.

I really hope you like it,

Cheers,
Ross.

Write here...

Write here...

The Mars Patrol

Edinburgh, Scotland