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Vince Harder - Single Review: Sugar Coated

28 May 2018 // A review by floorcat

Vince Harder's new single Sugar Coated is a catchy and relaxing tune throughout. The lyrics indirectly pointing towards the social media which creates fake images and sugar coats what's underneath the surface. The melody reminds me of Stan Walker in the song Take It Easy, which gives the same RnB, Pop vibe and is very easy listening and pleasing to the ear.

The version of Sugar Coated (featuring Louis Carter) was a real compliment to the song. The song started off with Louis raping "Sugar coated, gold plated" then it followed on with him humming the harmony in the background throughout. I particularly liked the part where Louis re-edited the end of the song with his flavour to remind people to "focus on what's real". 

Sugar Coated is not the only song Louis Carter and Vince Harder have collaborated and produced together. In March 2018, they produced Greatest - a song with lyrics that keeps it honest and chill, a true Louis Carter style.

Louis and Vince are a perfect combo of music talent!


Review written by Jenny Wan

 

About Vince Harder

Vince Harder needs no introduction. He is after all, the voice behind one of the biggest songs to come out of New Zealand in the last five years.

His collaborative hit with P Money, 'Everything', soared to number one in the Kiwi charts in 2008 and received extensive airplay in Australia. The following year the single made its mark in Britain when it was named Record of the Week on the notable BBC Radio 1.

Now, having honed his individual sound in the studio, Harder is back with his self-produced, debut solo album The Space Between Us.

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Vince Harder

Releases

Colours
Year: 2018
Type: EP
Rare Vision
Year: 2015
Type: EP
The Space Between Us
Year: 2011
Type: Album

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