A fan asked if we could upload this song, which has been ‘offline’ for a while now. So here you are: music and a trip down memory lane …
Because Tonight (mp3)
Lead Vocals, acoustic guitars: Jesper
Bass, backing vocals: Steffen Kruchow Madsen
Keys: Christian Felter
Backing vocals: Kamilla (can’t recall her last nam)
Recording engineer: Dennis Kasten
Mix/master: Søren Andersen
This was the first song we wrote with Patur. Shortly after he joined the band (which back then was called Amazonair) in 2003, Jesper met up with Patur in his 2 room flat in Noerrebro, Copenhagen, and arranged the shuffle guitars that was the signature of Because Tonight. Since then, we haven’t played a single concert without this song on the set list.
Later that year we recorded the song at Søren Andersens studio The Club, which tragically burned down a couple of years later (the acoustic shuffle guitar on the recording also went up in flames). During the studio session, we realized that we needed an airy female voice to add some texture to the vocal harmonies. Recording engineer Dennis Kasten (The Royal Highness) said he his girlfriend, Kamilla, would be a perfect match for this song. And indeed she was.
On the last day of recording Steffen announced he was leaving the band to concentrate on one of his other projects, The Hors d’Oeuvres. That was a big blow to the band, but fortunately Rasmus showed up for auditions in march 2004.
Because Tonight had some airtime in Germany, Denmark, Faroe Islands and Greenland.
We hope you enjoy this Passtime Poets/Amazonair evergreen 😉