The One makes fine use of shock factor increasingly throughout its lifespan, evolving from the love song to something else entirely as we realise the sheer eccentrics of Steve, the Anxious Rapper.
Re-working the recent hit Old Town Road with a completely new angle but basically the same beat and melody, parody artist The Hairy Sun has taken on the surface level lifestyle of a homeless drug addict – adding comedy and a completely new story-line to what is a notably memorable and quickly recognizable release.
Never an act to shy away from having a little fun when it comes to making music, United Duality’s latest single plays out like a short scene from a movie. The Spanish-inspired musicality offers a quickly entertaining sense of rhythm, then you get a series of lyrics – spoken dialogue & otherwise – and an unexpected structural progression that effectively places the composition in its own creative league entirely.
“I was addicted to codeine for 15 years. That doesn’t give me any more or any less right to write about those things, but why shouldn’t I? I’m making art, and often, art is not pretty. Not pretty, but still beautiful.”
The Edward Show Musics Album is a project that takes you through the struggles & joys of daily life for Edward. He’s a character you won’t forget about any time soon, and the level of detail he offers up is about as unfiltered as can be.