WE REVIEW THE NEW SINGLE FROM DAZED AND CONFUSED – COME AROUND
Dazed & Confused is an Edinburgh-based grassroots band that’s generating a buzz with their distinctive fusion of Scottish Funky Psychedelic Rock. Their upcoming EP promises to be an exciting addition to their musical journey and the first extract “Come Around” is a powerful rock track that demands attention.
Recorded at Mark Morrow Studios in Edinburgh under the guidance of Mark Morrow, known for his work with renowned acts like Wrest and swim school, it’s clear that the band is in good hands when it comes to their musical journey.
The song opens with a powerful intro, setting the tone for what’s to come. Ruariadh Rattray’s guitar skills immediately grab your attention, while Alfie Smith’s drumming maintains an infectious tempo throughout the song. Archie Brewis’ bass skills add depth and groove to the track, creating a compelling musical foundation. Then, Callum O’Reilly’s vocals enter to deliver lyrics that explore themes of betrayal, hope, and conflict within relationships.
Lyrically, “Come Around” reflects a sense of emotional maturity, depicting the complexities of human connection and the mixed feelings that can arise. Hence, these lyrics make the song relatable to a broad audience as they offer a glimpse into the intricate dynamics of relationships.
Globally, this track is a delightful journey through the realms of psychedelia, with bursts of powerful rock energy that propel the listener into an immersive sonic landscape. The chorus, in particular, stands out as a psychedelic oasis, featuring ethereal Callum O’Reilly’s adlibs that transport you to another dimension.
This single serves as a tantalizing taste of what’s to come on their upcoming EP.
Moreover, the band’s impressive track record includes headlining gigs at iconic venues such as King Tut’s in Glasgow and Sneaky Petes in Edinburgh, solidifying their status as live performers. With an upcoming gig scheduled for October 20 at Slay Glasgow, they are sure to meet the expectations.
In summary, “Come Around” is a must-listen for fans of psychedelic rock and anyone who appreciates powerful vocals and a blend of musical styles that push the boundaries of traditional rock music.