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Brendan Pyper - Single Review: Falling For You

14 Dec 2018 // A review by Darryl Baser

The new track from Brendan Pyper, Falling For You is heavily auto-tuned into the chorus intro. This then fades into the first verse about the 20 second mark, then the chorus hits at 50 seconds, back to verse two at 1:17.

The middle eight bar variation hits at exactly half way through the song before the lead guitar break. It’s almost as though there's more mathematics than music.

As a survivor of eighties and nineties producers Stock Aitken and Waterman, Brendan Pyper, and/or the people producing this single have read the ‘this is how you hook people into a song’ handbook.

While this genre of deliberate commercial radio pop isn’t really my favourite genre, and some of the songs in this genre can inspire an instant change of the listener's radio station, this song doesn’t fit into that description.

Before the ‘jump to conclusion map’ comes out, I’ll clarify. I’m not a fan of such obvious pop, but Falling For You manages to stick in my head in a good way.

The intro is straight out of the 1990's, and from there on the song time travels into 1980’s territory, all the while continuing to sound current.

If this song doesn’t top the NZ charts, someone isn’t doing their job well. It has radio hit written all over it.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

About Brendan Pyper

Brendan Pyper is a Pop/RnB/Funk artist from Auckland.




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