Single Review – Halsey, ‘Nightmare’

Single Review – Halsey, ‘Nightmare’

It’s been seven months since American artist Halsey released her chart topping, stand-alone single, ‘Without Me’. Now she’s back with a growling empowerment anthem as a lead single for her upcoming studio album. Halsey’s ‘Nightmare’ is her latest release. Instead of starting this new album cycle with a radio friendly tune, Halsey embraces her song-writing prowess and unleashes her anger in this pop-punk dream. ‘Nightmare’ explores different expectations that women are faced with today as…

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Vampire Weekend, ‘This Life’ – Single Review

Vampire Weekend, ‘This Life’ – Single Review

Indie rock staples, Vampire Weekend are back with a new single ahead of the upcoming release of their fourth studio album. Released as a double single alongside ‘Unbearably White’, ‘This Life’ is the third and final taste from Father of the Bride. On the surface, the song is exactly what you would expect from Vampire Weekend. Upbeat twangy guitar riffs, bouncy percussion and campy vocals from lead singer Ezra Koenig are all present here. In…

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The National, ‘Light Years’ – Single Review

The National, ‘Light Years’ – Single Review

With an upcoming album and short movie ready for release in May, The National has unveiled another haunting track bound to leave listeners wanting more. ‘Light Years’ is the second single from the American alt rock band’s upcoming album, I Am Easy to Find. When compared to their first single ‘You Had Your Soul With You’, this song is definitely light years away from their usual stylistic choices. The instrumentation is sparse with only a…

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The Lumineers, ‘Gloria’ – Single Review

The Lumineers, ‘Gloria’ – Single Review

After an almost three-year break since their second album Cleopatra, The Lumineers are back with a new single. It seems the American folk band is following a similar pattern from their last album. Back in 2016, they released ‘Ophelia’ as the lead single from their second album. Now they’re going with ‘Gloria’ as the introduction to their highly anticipated third album titled III. The song follows the typical formula for the band. The acoustic guitars…

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