At the beginning of this summer I started messing around with an arrangement of Cyndi Lauper’s song “True Colors.” I’ve always enjoyed it, and wanted to try and make it my own in a way. I played it out a few times and messed with some demos, but could never quite get the vocals to where I wanted them to be. Lauper has such a unique and powerful voice. It’s a challenge to recreate that.
After messing around with it more I began to work out the vocal melody on my guitar instead and decided to do an instrumental version of the song. My nylon acoustic plays the rhythm and lead parts, and I layered few different synths to create some atmosphere, as well as, some harmonica.