You’re on a journey, listening, but also weaving in your own memories and sense of nostalgia, of longing for the carefree days and considering the painful ache of regret all at once.
Loaded with imagery that initially feels like something clever to hide behind, the song ultimately reverts back to a revealing search for self.
The writing is top notch, and the classic, organic and humble arrangement helps draw focus to that; making you appreciate the purpose and honesty of the song all the more so.
Acoustic folk-pop rising into pure pop warmth unites with melancholic, characterful vocals as James Arellano digs deep into heartache.
“Living like this keeps me ill” resounds as a near-falsetto peak, right before the fall back to acoustic softness, and it kicks in for this placement – it lingers, it engages, it’s memorable.
Expressively uniting a deeply immersive, moving musicality, with a series of lyrical explorations of love and life and, aptly, The Weight Of The World, Barcelona duo Morningblind take listeners somewhere completely new.
Freshly released from the deluxe collection of the same name, Jay Will’s By The Ocean (Acoustic) makes for a blissfully delicate, musically pure and intimate summer love song that introduces the artist well.
Loaded with references that book worms and literature fans will love, The Bookstore is a timeless yet conceptually original release, and a fine reminder of the artist and songwriter that is Erik Gamborg.
Stripping things back to the bare essentials, 3Mind Blight’s latest single delves fearlessly into the topic of loss and the inevitable, often unbearable heartache that accompanies it.
Vella commits unequivocally to the moment, and this realness, this fearless will to be completely exposed vocally and emotionally, makes all the difference.
Immediately warming with its acoustic strum and harmonics, Darren Wallis calms the soul with a breathy and poetic Reassurance.
Stylishly blending organic musicianship and dreamy electronic production, artist and songwriter Roswell kicks things up a notch with single releases and live jams alike.