Lekman’s 2015 resolution is to release weekly mini-songs so as to form a less labor-intensive songwriting process, therefore making himself less of a hermit and putting his music on less of a pedestal. That’s a cool idea – but, time-capsule or not, this song is basically just heart and soul; [LISTEN].
Between Radiohead’s eight highly innovative albums, Yorke’s solo records and the so-so super group stuff, it seems like Yorke’s exhausted every bleep-bloop trick up his sleeve. Still, even though we know what to expect from him, the stark landscapes painted here still have emotional draw; [LISTEN].
How easy it is to forget how sexy Diana Ross was. She didn’t have to spread her flower wide for the world to see, instead she laid it down with a sweet subtlety that gets the imagination reeling every time. Her groove here is tight and just try not to dance to that nasty break packaged in the middle.
Another strong jam chronicling the growth of a bright star. He bobs and weaves through weepy strings, and delivers one devastating shot after another. His voice is gritty, dragged across life’s sandpaper, and he makes it known that the youngster is now a grown ass man – one looking for empowerment.
Another single from his forthcoming album and yet another reason to get excited about the prospects of a potential classic. It’s an easy stroll beat that slides in and out of the sunshine like a chill cloud, which is just the type of atmosphere needed for him to put his hard work into perspective.
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