It’s Sunday which can only mean one thing here at WFM, it’s Single of the Week. Today we have The Half Light taking the honours with their new track ‘8th May’.
The song has a very funky rhythm embedded into it, which starts right from the intro with a salsa-vibe beat. The song is very clean cut with the vocals being clear and poignant, as frontman James Rogers asks you to pretend it’s the “8th of May”. The way the vocals are delivered slightly give off this Morrissey vibe as they step up in tone towards the end of the word.
Musically the song is very consistent as they provide a perfect bed for the vocals to be enhanced, giving it a very classy feel. The song clocks in under two and a half minutes, which leaves you wanting that bit more from them, giving you all the more reason to check out their next release.
Hope you enjoyed this week’s single, check back next week to see what we have to offer!
Words by Alex Wise @AJWise
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