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Fluid blues anchored in artistic angst… Lydia Briggs’s “Down” is a loyal take on a classic sound.

Lydia sings circles around punchy piano notes, juxtaposing this track’s mood and meaning with applaudable prowess.

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This world; it’s a wild one.

You’re a passenger on a plane. Just a traveler with no name.

And you’ve got no destination.

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“I can’t hear a sound…”

Opening to oscillating piano, “Down” opens up at the pace of a passionate outpouring, picking up clear through to the end.

“Down” is blues a-boil; a microcosm of the genre shipped in a single song. From simplistic chord progression to insistent lyrics, this tune traverses the genre’s groundwork with little deviation, keeping true and in step with its style.

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Lydia leaves notes lingering on air as her hands pulse out piano notes. But there’s more than motion to “Down”. “Down” is moving; a rhetorical question that asks and answers at once.

Lydia Briggs brings a ton of talent to the table in this tune, taking a solid route to soulful song through her singing. “Down” feels heartfelt and heavy in the best of ways. For a balanced blues diet, do try it.

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