If you were setting out to write a banger, you’d be well advised to analyse this latest confection from Nikotene, which switches up dynamics all over the shop to retain interest, and litters the lyrics with smart contemporary references which delight and satisfy in equal measure.

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What first emerges here as a simple folk sound, soon shows its true colors as a much more broadly influenced, heartfelt and warm presentation of stunning songwriting. Justin has built this with intention, and you can hear the various layers and intricacies emerging one by one as you make your way through the short collection.

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A brilliant bit of writing and musicality, an exciting introduction to the band and a refreshing, creatively free yet smart piece of music that’s a pleasure to hear right now. 

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