The song’s latter half – mainly the outro, the meeting of every instrumental layer as the hook gathers momentum, makes for a huge moment that’s close to impossible to not feel involved in.
As a survivor, Shamim is able to offer a balance between the third person narrative and a little more of the emotions and the thought processes that accompany a life under the thumb of addiction.
For Me deals with difficulties from the past & the lasting effects they can have on a person’s life. The lyrics are undoubtedly what grab you at first, the opening lines detail the where, the who & the what, and it feels like turmoil & sadness, but slowly you hear this being overcome.
There hasn’t been an RnB or soul singer with something quite so unique and genuine for a while now. Of course you never know what that unique trait will be until you hear it, but this is it; without a doubt.
I’ve been shaped directly from my personal experiences. I’ve been very fortunate to grow up in two different countries & cultures. I believe it makes me a more well rounded individual but a confused one at the same time.
This is original EDM at the dawn of its meeting with the pop vocalists of the world – there’s something smooth & calming about the drop, it’s not intense or overly attention grabbing, it just softly draws you in even more so than before.
The whole thing utilizes these various musical stages to build something emotionally compelling & poignant around the listener. Great songwriting, original & intent on connecting in a pure & powerful way.
Not quite the excessively early seasonal hit you might expect from the title – though it does introduce a few classic Christmas sounds to keep the theme alive. In reality, the track offers a stylish fusion of hip hop & RnB, sounding modern & invitingly fresh.
Alexis is a project that has been compiled with care and professionalism alike – you can hear this in the music, alongside of passion and positivity, every step of the way. Gerred has put so much of himself into the album, and it works.
The beat and indeed the entire groove of this single Over It presents a sort of trip-hop-like aura, though admittedly with more of a constant sense of rhythm and solid progression.
Holly Zell has something quite special & currently very unique about her writing & her musical approach in general, not to mention an unstoppable, ever-impressive singing voice. So many stages await this kind of talent & genuine love for performance.
Spike’s voice has a traditionally rock-ready tone, so to hear this broken down performance, among talk of the evil of men – it hits with an additional level of pain.