Friday, January 18, 2013

Writing the Song March of the Hobbit




by Rain San Martin

After attending the 2005 ORC (One Ring Celebration) held in Pasadena, CA I had read about a fan created music video contest that would be awarded in January of 2006. I had been recording my debut album Journey To The High King at this time and saw this as an opportunity to write an original song inspired by Tolkiens writings. The song would be called March Of The Hobbit. A fat sounding oboe would play the part of a hobbit happily heading out from the shire onto high adventure and a marching drum would would accompany him. 

Rain San Martin with husband Sage and daughter heading to The One Ring Celebration - 2005



I have enjoyed creating little video’s from time to time through out my life and enlisted the help of my family to play characters in my video which is about fans who go to the extreme to live out the Lord Of The Rings lifestyle. I recall the deadline was in November of 2005

Peter Jackson's second Hobbit film, entitled The Hobbit: There and Back Again, is scheduled for release on December 13, 2013.  See you at the movies!