WE REVIEW THE NEW SINGLE ‘NO ONE (WHEN YOU GO)’ BY OUT AT SEA
Indie music is very saturated at the moment, so if something comes along and grabs you from the first note, you know you’re onto a winner.
That’s exactly what the new single by Out At Sea did to me. Reminding me of early Keane meets McFly, this indie-pop number is heart-wrenching and best described as a song you’d hear at a gig and put your torch/lighter in the air, swaying from side to side with your best pal.
Whilst the message behind the track is quite somber, there’s a real passionate nature to this song that feels euphoric.
The ballad explores the pain you feel during the initial stages of a breakup and how you don’t want to let go, but sometimes it’s the best thing to do.
It focuses on the feelings surrounding missing someone, particularly the loneliness that it brings. It’s a song that captures the feeling of closing a door for good when you want to keep it ajar.
It fuses 00s indie guitar riffs with a distinctive chorus and elevating sound, the production really compliments the boy’s songwriting, too.
The only doubt for me is that in places it feels like a safe melody and not as complicated as hoped. Nevertheless, they stick to their roots and make a cracking song out of heartbreak.
You can see why Adele and Taylor Swift do it!
The vocals are effortless and sincere in the song and showcase a band growing every time they write.