Producing Hearts by Marika Nord

Artist: Marika Nord
Lyrics: Marika Nord
Composer: Marika Nord, Joe Vegna
Producer: Joe Vegna
Mixing: Joe Vegna
Mastering: Cutting Room
Label: Vegna Music
Released: Jan 7th 2013

In late 2012 Marika Nord showed up in my kitchen with a guitar and an idea for a song. In my head I heard a quite soft vers and a chorus that really expands and gets wide.
So we tried a few things and came up with a nice pop song. But it felt a little plain and boring. Since I'm a sucker for cello I wrote a 3 piece cello/viola riff that became the main theme throughout the song. Later it expanded and I added even more violas and violins to make the last part of the song more epic.

We also made a promo video for the song. Filmed at a lake near Katrineholm and a small cafe in Mariefred, Sweden.


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