The late 1970s early 1980s was an electric era pregnant with possibility. ‘1980 REDUX’ is my way to return in spirit, in memory, to that excitement.
A fairly big step in a new direction. The concept suggests a thread, but only when you press play does the full scope of the approach come through.
The song explodes into a massive chorus. The perfect kind of big moment for any summer dance or alternative pop track.
Alien Skin’s arrangement of chords always manages to throw you off with some calculated change from major to minor. A fantastic representation of life.
Deeply atmospheric & unique. You’re able to feel this connection with the performance as well as lose yourself in the overall sound of the music.
Ricky Fitts had this attitude we all wanted to emulate. This idea of quitting a job on the spot to go pursue the passion of art was really important to us.
It’s a deeply thoughtful, unusual & beautiful collection – one of the most interesting & out there releases of the past few years.
The song creates this thought provoking aura of empathy, which is something so powerful, and not always easy to find in modern music.