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[Song Discussion] The View from a Hill
« on: November 06, 2015, 08:20:53 PM »
(Reviewed by Darkling Nocturnal on The High Lonely Hills).

This song can be heard during the beginning of the episode A Tale of a Mouse. It's sung by Mike Batt,  accompanied with a beautiful guitar play. The song is very powerful, so it's not really a ballad; more a folk song. Really nice.



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7 – The View From a Hill (Vocal - Mike Batt) : This song is not used in the series. Batt sings of looking out over the horizon and looking at what they have. The blend of piano and strings works well.
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Re: [Song Discussion] The View from a Hill
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2018, 06:44:54 AM »
I've watched the series at least four times now, but every single time, I've either completely overlooked this song, or utterly forgotten its existence. I have the soundtrack, and I see that this song is on it, maybe I listen to it, but then it leaves my brain. It's like the opposite of an earworm. Very strange. I just listened to it and it's already disappearing again.

The song belongs on a 90s adult contemporary hits collection, but I don't associate it with Watership Down at all. Doesn't resonate at all for me, but I felt like talking about it.