‘Love me again’ fame British singer, John Newman, is back with a bang with his lead single ‘Come and Get It’. He makes a swift impression on the listener, within first few seconds of the track. In his blunt stride, he would rip open your inner quest to seek what you really want. Little uninvited that maybe, but he undeniably strikes while the iron is hot. If you prefer truth knocking in a straightforward manner at your door, he will do it for you. Oh yes! His versatility will have your heartbeat racing, with subtler provocations. Some dramatic twists rounded with vigor, are amplified by the saxophone. For a minute, you might feel his voice tightening its grip around you, like a snake; overpowering you. Full of ardor, the artiste lays out his indestructible spirit, in the face of deceit. Now, that may clear your misconceptions.
From the second studio album, titled ‘Pageant Material’, ‘High Time’ is a wake-up-to song, on a Sunday, as you realize a bunch of things which need to be done. As Kacey Musgraves takes a long drag, followed by a swag whistle, it immediately puts you into the countryside setting. The artiste croons about meeting your old self, maybe who wants to just pick up the bicycle, taking a little respite from the humdrum of the world, being carefree. Her notes hit the low, albeit suggest to not only feel the sunny side up, but also charmingly wave towards optimism. Denotatively, whether it’s high time to catch up with old chums, or with one’s suppressed passions, that seemingly disappeared with the technology rush; you ought to spread out on the grass and whistle away! If you’ve observed, such musicians know how to drive home the message with their alluring voices. The leading country star seems to be surely perfecting her lyrics, thus finding her way to the Hall of Fame.
Adam Levine was probably at the beach, holding a beer can, while thinking about the fancy lady in the song. It’s like entering the waves, as the beats boom into your ears. There is never a dull moment when he opens his mouth, to talk you into his smooth and sexy mannerisms. The song would land into your playlist maybe because summer really gives you a tough time, yet for the band, it forms the beach babe quotient. Never mind. He does retain the intensity with which we can commonly relate to the track. Doesn’t it stir your curiosity, who is this fashionable blonde? We all need phones in the time of our need. That hints towards Adam’s enchantment with the high-maintenance woman. At least, the lips don’t lie, when he pronounces the word “fancy”. Don’t you complain now, as the groovy number will push your gut, to flirt your bit with the rhythmic beauty! Maroon 5 is a combination of fantastic team mates, who make sure that you are tuned in to the right pauses, heightening your sense of emotions, calling for some involuntary head movements. By the end of the track, you are quite convinced about their cause. Did I mention about the trance they put you in? This is a definite treat, with a pinch of sugar and salt. So, cheer up!