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Rina55 Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@01:44i know but still
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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - This Day Aria (Male Variation)

UPDATE: This song has been re-written and re-recorded with superior quality, only on YouTube. Please watch that version instead.

I've wanted to try singing something properly for a while now, especially since I got into Friendship is Magic. Well, don't expect your ears to be lovingly caressed here.... This is the first time I've ever recorded myself singing, and the 6+ hours of takes it took to get these 2 minutes of vocals proves how bad I am. Don't think of this as a song, but rather a practical example of the modified lyrics.

My inexperience aside, I'd also like to apologise for the audio quality, as it was recorded on a simple webcam and sadly glitches in a couple of parts. Ironically it crackles when I make too much noise, which is the opposite problem I have, as I can't sing 'properly' because I live in a shared house and don't want to be heard. So a lot of the badness comes from my limited volume...

I hope I did a decent job of the two voices. I was never trying to imitate Shining Armor's voice, but rather make the contrast obvious (and it's hard to not sing high when it's a female lead song). Hopefully you'll like the variant lyrics too.

So, please let me know how you think I could improve my singing/voice acting - like I said, it was my first try, so don't be 'too' critical, I know I'm not good. Also, I'm willing to hear any suggestions of what to do next. If this video is well received, I'll follow it up with the Reprise verse as a thank you!

View the background drawings here

Art, modified lyrics and vocals by Me
Original song/lyrics by Daniel Ingram
MLP:FiM and all characters owned by Hasbro
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Sapha Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
...Your evil laugh is amazing. God. Creepy, really! I love it! :D
And your singing is not that bad at all! I could sense the two different characters in your own voice, so you did a pretty good job I think! :)
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Dirgenesis Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you very much ^^ Did you watch the newer version in the link? :)
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Sapha Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes I did! It was actually the new one I was talking about :) I had fun watching it!
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Florenza-Hetalia123 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
good job! i love it
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Dirgenesis Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you very much ^^
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Florenza-Hetalia123 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
no problem. Can you find clarinet sheet music for this and post it?
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Dirgenesis Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Student General Artist
Well, this is what Google turned up for me, beyond that I can't help you:
[link]
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Florenza-Hetalia123 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
ok thanks.
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Rina55 Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@01:44you cuold have said oh princess cadence ill be there vary soon
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Dirgenesis Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Student General Artist
@01:44Mi Amore is her first name.
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