Given how much we enjoyed reviewing the Denim Blue & Miclain Keith (DBMK) album Collapse, we decided to use a track from the album as our Track Of The Day.
It was a tough choice to pick just one in amongst an album of masterpieces, but the song Black/White is a stand out to share with you guys in particular, in terms of the power of the message sent in the song as well as its unique sound.
To me this song feels like a questioning of religion and wondering where we get our guidance from. It's encouraging us to recognise our own authority, and also our own connection and power. Asking us to wake up, really.
This song features varying sounds across its 5:26 length and this is what I'm really loving about DBMK, all that they bring to a song. The song includes: Organ sound, beautifully open vocals, electronic sampling, a comfortable bass groove, rock drums & guitar, a Blurryface-esque vocal distortion to express threat of authority, a sweet guitar interlude, and spoken word/rap in the outro.
Also notable are the lyrics. Check out the power of this excerpt:
"If its okay to do His job, if what you're doing is wrong or if
you're strong enough to make a difference
But you have power in every sentence, you can use it for
vengeance or fall on your own repentance or finally have
acceptance that you are God
You are God"
Have a listen and tell us your thoughts on Black/White.
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