Rikke’s writing and a her softly raspy vocals pour through among organic and uplifting soundscapes that are quick to calm the room. Absolutely worth a run through – a quality songwriter.
“I was told I couldn’t sing, that I wasn’t good enough on guitar & that I sucked as a musician. Each time I was told I wasn’t good enough I tried harder, to the point where I have evolved into the artist I am now. Now I make music for the love.”
When I’m working with music or performing I forget everything else. It’s my escape room.
The production on the song is brilliant, the hook is repeated using instrumentation – distortion, fuzz, effects & volume – unusual but effective, you find yourself uttering that hook melody, those three words, even when they’re not being sung.
The whole thing feels like a live, in the moment, unedited outburst of expression & personal turmoil. As he wanders off creatively into his thoughts & into this moment, you can’t help but follow him.
The musicianship presents an impressive & vast collaboration. Goodreid’s voice & songwriting style, his genuine nature, his unstoppable imagination – it all makes for a playlist that’s unlike anything else you’re likely to hear right now.
A refreshing take on the concept of Christmas in music. Far from loaded with the sound of bells & excitement, this is incredibly personal & emotional.