Dandelion charm strike again with ‘afraid of the silence’
“Afraid of the Silence”
The dandies strike again! After a great first album, followed by a fantastic EP and single, here’s the new Dandelion Charm offering, ahead of a new album to be released this autumn.
If, like me, you are a big fan of the dynamic duo, John and Clare Fowler, with their instantly recognizable style, lush production, rich arrangements, inimitable harmonies and deep lyrics, you’ll be delighted by this new song!
This one is starting with a bass/drums combo that looks into jazz territory, the bass in particular is tastefully walking, while a wah guitar is punctuating the groove, and the background vocals really evokes the best of Yes, especially during the chorus reprises. The sophisticated arrangement, with the usual 12 Strings and numerous warm guitars, here well supported by a B3 organ, doesn’t detract from a groove that highlights the catchy vocals. A great combination for this rocking tune, which is also a comment on our society’s reliance on media and social media as a soul sustenance that doesn’t deliver…
Another killer tune that makes us anticipate even more the upcoming new album, which I’m sure will be of the greatest caliber.
Verdict: 5/5 beards – if you’re afraid of the silence, all the more reason to listen to that tune!
Get the song ahead of its July 14th release on Bandcamp at: https://dandelioncharm.bandcamp.com/track/afraid-of-the-silence