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mixtape 01 Edelweiss - Project Garden -

by Game Design & Art Collaboration

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Lyrics by Madeleine Glenn: This is my one song for you So you'll find happy days Let this hope of mine carry you though Even if we disappeared Leaving only flowers I am here next to you This is my letter for you Traveling to far away planets many light years pass Brilliant stream of comets bursting forth Leading us to the END Second times gone long ago Choking on my lonely words Frolicking like nothing has gone wrong inside System shutdowns won't hurt me So I will write To the future that hides behind these billions of lights (Dear Edelweiss. I know that you’re somewhere in space. I don’t know how many light years away you are, or if you can even see earth anymore. But know this. Everyone here is waiting for you, cheering. You carry all of our memories, bitter and sweet. And with that i hope, that this wish of mine reaches you, to show you how beautiful our world could be.) Far beyond the last horizon where planetary orbits collide Forming dahlias and roses, for the ones that were forgotten This is our record of a lifetime, chrysanthemum and lily Let the past be forgiven, let the past be your guidance


Edelweiss is the debut entry in the GDA Sound Dungeon’s summer mixtapes, a project where a group of up-and-coming video game composers practice writing music to a theme.

The story of Edelweiss follows Edel, a synthesized human being sleeping in a mysterious database called The Garden. Built to house humanity’s memories after their demise, The Garden is sent into space along with Edel to search for another planet capable of life. Edel awakes in a vast meadow and discovers that each flower she finds gives her visions of other people's lives and emotions. As she begins to explore, The Garden also shows her humanity’s darker feelings. Gradually, Edel come to terms with each emotion she encounters, before reaching the shoreline of a new planet, hope in humanity renewed.

Each song featured in this mixtape follows a chapter in Edel's adventure and the feelings she finds. As you listen, we hope these songs transport you alongside her journey.


released October 7, 2018

Mastering: dusksoundsystem
Album Illustration: Σsion
Motion Graphics: dusksoundsystem
Video Editing: Σsion

Σsion: soundcloud.com/lapin-lazuli
Fangee: soundcloud.com/musicbyfangee
dusksoundsystem: soundcloud.com/dusksoundsystem
JTI: soundcloud.com/tras4554
SÆTHER: soundcloud.com/pvndy

Special Thanks: GDA & The Sound Dungeon


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