AOTY 2021

Spleen & Lockdown

It's Such A Beautiful Day - Spleen & Lockdown
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Based on 29 ratings
2020 Ratings: #304
Liked by 12 people
May 3, 2020 / Release Date
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A buddy and I were bored with lockdown, so we made a song. 👌
"Spleen & Lockdown" is OUT NOW on soundcloud:

'It's such a beautiful day' is the name of the collaborative project between me and my friend Martin. The challenge we took up is to release a song every week until the end of lockdown. So "Spleen & Lockdown" is the first single: I composed the song and made the instrumentation (piano/percussion/synth) ... read more
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Spleen & Lockdown: An AOTY user's take on some throwback 50s vocal jazz with modestly detailed elements of piano rock, traditional pop and blues sprinkled in for extra charm. Considering most of the arrangement's through GarageBand, this first single is truly one fascinating surprise! Of course, all credit goes to Mathieux, @WhatTheFunk, and his buddy Martin. And a special thank you for letting me in on this 3 weeks in advance, it's ... read more
An experimental vocal jazz single was the last thing I expected from the AOTY community. But honestly this song was dope, you do not have a bad voice and whoever did the instruments killed it. You sound like an extremely young Tom Waits
Colour me quite impressed by this single. It's a very instrumentally lush and colourful track, the piano throughout especially really caught my attention with just how beautifully composed it was. On top of that the vocals are very interesting, passionate and overall very enjoyable. My only gripe however is one that is fully understandable for a self released track and one that can be easily worked on in time: the mixing on the vocals was at times perfect (especially after the 2 minute mark, ... read more
Such a refreshing song my god.
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Added on: May 3, 2020