The Mind Electric
|The Mind Electric|
|Written by||Joe Hawley|
|Appears on||Hawaii: Part II|
|Sung by||Joe Hawley|
|Addtl. Info:||Previously known as Inside The Mind of Simon|
The Mind Electric is a song by Joe Hawley that was previously known as Inside The Mind Of Simon before being recorded for Hawaii: Part II. The Mind Electric consists of two very similar versions of the same song, once of which is reversed, so the song essentially plays backwards before playing forwards. A similar style technique was used for Joe's university film: The Other Way
On June 14th 2015 a lyric video for The Mind Electric was uploaded to ミラクルミュージカル's YouTube Page  The lyric video version of the song is the exact reverse of the studio version, so that the opposite half of the song plays forward. In this version, the forward section doesn't contain as many samples or stutters, and is about thirty seconds shorter than the backwards section.
In the longer, "glitchier" part of the song, there are two references to another song in ミラクルミュージカル. During the climax of "The Mind Electric," a synthetic instrument uses a chord progression similar to the instrumental outro to "Labyrinth." There's also a whistling during this part that references the opening line to the other song.
In the non-glitched version of the song, there is no synthetic instrument playing the progression, but the whistling is still there.
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