Carried Away by Common Jack's "Restless"
A memory in motion, Common Jack's new track, "Restless," hits hard.
Inching up to a precipitous cliff-dive of emotion, this song probes at problems and worries enthusiastically.
At its start, this song is the sound of being lost in thought.
Reverb-doused guitar strings greet us head-on, joined by a 4-on-the-floor bass beat.
At a dancing pace, the singer's introspective intrusions lance our eardrums - coaxing us to contemplation.
You can feel the song shifting; changing direction early on.
Where to, Jack?
Onward and upward, it seems.
We're building on folk vibes - evoking Mumford and channeling the Turtles.
I'm reminded of Derek Trucks Band's "Down in the Flood" a bit, but the flood hasn't quite come yet.
Gentle acoustic plucking builds energetically - preceding a drop.
Into a rhythmic rivine we're dumped and this tentative track turns lively.
Part postlude, part parade, the song's end is every bit as climactic as a fireworks display.
Off into the sunset we march. Gone are our problems. Gone are our worries and gone are we as well.
Enjoy Common Jack's jumpy new track!
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