Live Performance of "Far Away" by Jose Gonzalez from the Red Dead Redemption Soundtrack

Posted on July 22 2010, 11:52am | Author: R* Q | Filed Under: Music, Games

Jose Gonzalez recently took time out of his busy summer tour schedule to swing by the Rockstar offices in New York and perform this intimate, acoustic rendition of “Far Away”, his contribution to the Red Dead Redemption Soundtrack. Most of you will remember this song from when John Marston first reaches Mexico, riding horseback along a dusty trail between cascading red cliffs and the San Luis River; definitely one of Red Dead’s most visually and sonically memorable moments.

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  • BuckinAwesomeon September 21 2010, 5:24amReplyFlag
    @Cargando666 thats a bit extreme don't you think? Although RDR IS INCREDIBLE.
    • Cargando666on September 7 2010, 8:25pmReplyFlag
      Hey Rockstars. When this song came on after I crossed the border I just had to stop and look at the scenery and it was then I realised what a fantastic game you guys had developed. I am a great fan of all the GTA series, even back from the old PS2 days but this game takes the cake. I’m addicted to RDR, I am sleep deprived from all the late ---hts I have stayed up trying to get through it but I want more. I’m at work now but I can not concentrate on what I’m doing. I think I might go outside the office and see what birds I can take down for their feathers.
      • hzafaryon August 22 2010, 6:23pmReplyFlag
        I have been waiting for Jose Gonzalez to perform this live. This is such an amazing song.
        • AleGooner78on July 29 2010, 11:34amReplyFlag
          This song is epic...it meets the game's ambient in a very special way. Nice work R*.
          • einsofton July 27 2010, 9:49amReplyFlag
            Mexico arrival: Epic moment at the game! =)
            • SC__407738on July 23 2010, 10:07amReplyFlag
              The Minute This Came On After Reaching Mexico , It Sent Shivvers Up My spine and gave me Goosebumps :P But In A Good Way Lol . Love It Man !
              • Count_Ovulateon July 23 2010, 4:47amReplyFlag
                For me this was one of the most memorable moments in the game, Thank you R* !!

                You should do something about the connection issues though.
                • N1KO__BELLICon July 23 2010, 1:45amReplyFlag
                  Nice T-Shirt
                  • MoMan501on July 22 2010, 7:58pmReplyFlag
                    He has a very unique voice for a hispanic person.
                    • R* Yon July 22 2010, 7:00pmReplyFlag
                      @kidneyeater Thx, glad you're enjoying Red Dead.

                      @Magic_Al Ah, well maybe replay through the missions again to be able to experience that moment.

                      To everyone else...head here for plenty of info on the Red Dead soundtrack and if you want to download the tracks for ur own listening:
                      http://www.rockstargames.com/reddeadredemption/features/soundtrack
                      • kidneyeateron July 22 2010, 6:00pmReplyFlag
                        Song* not some
                        • kidneyeateron July 22 2010, 5:59pmReplyFlag
                          This some will always bring back the memory of first getting into mexico, i think i will remember that for a very long time, Rockstar you did a great job making a memorable game, thank you so much for your hard work and dedication. Rockstar developers r the only developers who have my respect and no one can top them.
                          • GTAMASTER_08on July 22 2010, 1:48pmReplyFlag
                            Hey R* Great Video, and good Quality. Nice view that you guys actually recorded top of the building show a nice view of the city.
                            • dylaaaanon July 22 2010, 12:48pmReplyFlag
                              its a good song it is good for entering mexico also i know this is of topic and you probaly will ignor this r* but please consider it me and many other people will pay for the gold guns war horse and deadly ass assin can you put the on the market place and psn store please consider (=
                              • mattshelbyon July 22 2010, 12:23pmReplyFlag
                                OFF TOPIC>>> I WANT TO SEE MY STATS FOR MY GUNS ROCKSTAR!!!!
                                • Stackclusteron July 22 2010, 11:32amReplyFlag
                                  Sweet, once again : 10/10 !!
                                  • JayDilon July 22 2010, 9:10amReplyFlag
                                    This song makes me sad. But great game anyway.
                                    • chrislovespillson July 22 2010, 8:34amReplyFlag
                                      Nice one.
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