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John Anealio Immortalizes Felix Baumgartner’s Base Jump In Song

Chris Rotolo October 22, 2012 News No Comments

Austrian stratospheric base-jumper Felix Baumgartner set a world record two weeks ago when he ventured to the outer reaches of Earth’s atmosphere, took to the great Red Bull-spomsored foot-hold in the sky, and plummeted 23-plus miles back to the surface.  The BBC had its cameras rolling and will allow this monumental moment in world history to live on…but not before Northern New Jersey artist John Anealo immortalized it in song.

The songsmith, who often works in the Sci-fi realm having composed concept works inspired by the Adam Christopher novel Empire State, and a pair of successive full-lengths titled Sci-fi Songs (2011) and Laser Zombie Robot Love (2012), has returned to pay homage with this piece of acoustic six-string led balladry…download it below:

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Chris graduated from The College Of New Jersey in May of 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in both Journalism/Professional Writing and Communication Studies. He's held down a position in the Asbury Park Press’ Sports Department since September of 2010 and is a contributor to the outlet’s Arts & Entertainment section as well as Consequence of Sound (http://consequenceofsound.net).