Carsten Schnell, a classically trained composer, made a remarkable debut with his album “Adjust” in 1992, earning praise for his unique sound sculptures. Often compared to Jean-Michel Jarre and Vangelis, he became one of the pioneering artists at BSC Music. Expanding his approach beyond electronic music, Schnell released albums like “Acoustic Delusion” and “U!” that showcased his versatility. He combined symphonic roots with modern electronic music in “Moments in The Past.” Though he briefly retired from music, his passion for the blues never faded. In 2021, he made a comeback with the single “Why do you lie to me?” blending electronic sounds with blues themes. Following the international success of “Another Day, Another Dollar,” Schnell presents “I Have Been Waiting,” a track capturing early Chicago Blues essence. With its stripped-down arrangement, the song resonates with blues and rock audiences alike. Carsten Schnell’s artistic journey blends classical finesse with a modern blues soul, solidifying his place as a visionary in the music world.
“I Have Been Waiting” is a soul-stirring composition that weaves a poignant tale of endurance, hope, and resilience. The lyrics express a profound longing for an end to troubles and struggles, seeking solace and peace after what feels like an eternity of waiting. With heartfelt emotion, the verses convey the desire for brighter days, symbolized by the sun in the sky and the end to the dropping rain. The refrain, “It’s been a long, long time,” emphasizes the arduous nature of the wait, underscoring the enduring strength within the human spirit. The soulful delivery, accompanied by a haunting melody, captures the essence of the song’s theme, drawing the audience into the artist’s emotional journey. As the verses progress, the longing for a sense of belonging becomes palpable, evoking a yearning for connection.
Through “I Have Been Waiting,” Schnell leaves an indelible mark, reminding us that hope and perseverance can lead us through even the longest of journeys. This mesmerizing and heartfelt ballad touches the core of the human experience, resonating deeply and serving as a timeless reminder of the beauty in our shared human experiences and the unwavering spirit to keep moving forward, no matter how long the journey may seem.