Daily Discovery #67: Jack River
JACK RIVER’s tangy vocals paired with repetitive guitars will help you clutch on to the end of Summer. Here’s a catchy number for those who like to get involved.
Palo Alto is the latest release of Australian Jack River. The sense of the track is picked up from the start. Guitars open building a repetitive pattern for the verse and they’re soon joined by the tangy vocals holding an underlying attitude. It’s a car song. The verses follow the same pattern which give the opportunity we all crave, the ability to murmur along to the right rhythm. Possibly even the right notes. It’s catchy, memorable, and offers a lifeline to hold on to the summer.
Although Palo Alto has its own style and production, the bridge leading to the chorus has a familiar sound. It’s a 90s sound. A description of the track on Jack River’s Soundcloud explains this resemblance:
“It was always destined to be sun-drenched and gritty and gilded in synths and electric guitars – I wanted to find the line between the 90’s, early 2000’s and now, and blend all my dreams of a highway song into one.”
Previous release Talk Like That, is another chance to hear the tangy and easy-to-get-obsessed-with vocals of Jack River:
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Palo Alto will appear on her EP due out next Friday: Highway Songs No.2.