WE REVIEW THE NEW SINGLE FROM STUIE J BLENKHORN – “HANDS UP”
Solo artist and well-seasoned musician Stuie J Blenkhorn’s latest release marks another encouraging step in Stuie’s solo project and towards his upcoming first solo album “Everything Is Alright”.
Beginning with an immediately catchy and captivating guitar melody “Hands Up” demonstrates an ability to hook the listener from the beginning.
Quickly transitioning between slow and reflective rhythms to an anthemic and racing instrumental reminding the listener to keep their head held high Stuie combines two moods together to create a poignantly realistic portrayal of sadness and emotional struggle. With lyrics that both speak to and acknowledge the pain of struggles through life and also motivate the listener to move forwards through the problems and to not be afraid to ask for help lyrically the track offers both comfort and optimistic inspiration.
Stuie J Blenkhorn’s background in his musical career starting as a drummer in bands is clearly reflected in this track through his excellent sense of rhythm and seamless transitions between different instrumental paces.
As well as his boundless energy and dynamic spirit which comes across in “Hands Up” there’s undeniable professionalism and brilliant understanding of song structure that accompanies a young, enthusiastic touch. Overall, “Hands Up” is a very promising piece of music progressing towards Stuie J Blenkhorn’s first solo album release.