CD SINGLE REVIEW: Sarah Glynn - "You Always You Never"
By Gian F - 10/12/2005 - 06:44 PM EDT
Artist: Sarah Glynn Album: "You Always You Never" CD Review: Genre: Adult Alternative Sounds Like: ? Technical Grade: 9 Production/Musicianship Grade: 9 Commercial Value: 8 Overall Talent Level: 8 Songwriting Skills: 8 Performance Skill: 8 Best Songs: Single Weakness: ? CD Review: Sarah Glynn, a singer/songwriter/musician from Boston, via Austin, sent in this catchy tune which adheres to the 6 rules of commercial music success in an unconventional way.
This track delivers melodies on top of melodies and right when you think you can predict them, she throws an instrumental break at you that lasts just long enough to leave you yearning for the melodies that you just took a break from. Its a truly infectious, almost hypnotic experience. It's ironic that the only easily decipherable lyric is "turning it off" in the chorus because that's the last thing you want to do while listenting to it. But you can't. You keep listening because you want to understand what she's singing about, but after a while you simply don't care. The driving rhythm, the guitars, the melodies; they hold you captive and before you know, the song ends on the CD...but not in your head. Clever.
Advice: You've got a radio single for sure. Explore all of the options available to you in promoting it.
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