Paying tribute to faith, a higher being, the single stylishly fuses the ambient choir vibes of Gospel, with hints of subtle soul and rock, evolving consistently and passionately throughout its post-four-minute lifespan.
Everything is wonderful about this, including the musicianship. Inevitably, it won’t be to everyone’s taste. But if you aren’t a little curious after reading this, you probably don’t deserve ears. It really is that good!
Fresh from the album True Stories, Vol. 1, Magic (Connie’s Song) introduces the deeply soulful and musically extraordinary strengths of Toronto’s Queen Pepper in a subtly powerful way.
Where certain layers seem decidedly vintage in this mix, certain others add a likable flicker of contemporary freedom, ultimately helping reinforce the underlying sentiments of the song; Free your mind… You can be anything that you want.
I did some research on Padana and he has an incredible backstory which makes this album’s achievements even more remarkable than I impart here, but you should check that out for yourselves, as it shouldn’t detract from what the music (notably) delivers alone.
An artist armed with authority and vulnerability, an intoxicating control of her instrument and its vibrato, LePage stomps all over this tune with the confidence normally reserved for a superstar. Remarkable song, remarkable artist.
The word here is impressive, with Elina amply displaying some fine contemporary nous and songwriting, with Beyonce levels of vocal control and with something of a signature sound, too.
Her voice alone has so much character that you can tell this will last if the songs and the performances keep coming. On top of that though, the songs on this album offer something pure, honest, and deeply considerate – a set of qualities that are so valuable, and well worth holding onto once you find them.
Following a string of impressive releases, each one paving the way a little more notably for the rising artist, Scott Kirby now launches his latest single – the stunning Cool Water – and it genuinely sees him soar higher than ever. Leading with a stripped-back and beautifully pure musicality, a simple guitar-led ambiance, an up-close … Continued
A sublime and powerful album, creatively and emotionally crafted yet professionally presented every step of the way. Musically impressive regardless of genre or theme, yet inherently designed to express a clear connection to a higher power – a belief in something bigger.
Fusing a thoughtful and passionate hip hop core with a brilliantly unexpected soul-rock structure and sample, the track is nothing like you’d predict it to be, yet it’s everything you could hope for in an original, alternative and addictive song.
Standing tall on the knowledge that sometimes songs need to hibernate for a few years, Mostacho Xprmnt knows that good art can’t be rushed, and the final release of Ocean – six years after its initial creation – speaks volumes on behalf of that.