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Dead Favours - Single Review: Lost On You

19 Mar 2019 // A review by Shade

Some songs are simply infectious. Lost On You by Dead Favours is unquestionably one of those songs - play it enough times, and it will take up permanent residency in your mind.

As soon as the first wave of sound hits, an irresistible urge to move comes with it. This is a song that is guaranteed to get you rocking from the very start, and it's sure to become a live favourite.

Feeling much like an extension of their previous single On Your Own, this track retains a tight grip on what is becoming a signature sound for Dead Favours, while raising it to incredible new heights. They somehow manage to faultlessly showcase each individual instrument while performing in unison, which gives their music an entirely comprehensive sound.

Lost On You is a compelling piece of music; its persuasiveness convinces you to play it over and over again - even when you think you've heard enough, you can't resist the temptation to click on play once more.

The black and red themed video is not as innovative as previous videos from the band, but it fits in well with the overall feel of the song while providing an effective visual enhancement to accompany the music.

Lost On You has proven that Dead Favours are going from strength to strength by creating another outstanding song which perfectly complements their other releases.

Rating: ( 5 / 5 )
 

About Dead Favours

Combining a mix of huge fuzzy and sometimes quirky riffs, groove-laden drums, beautiful falsetto vocals mixed with arena commanding screams and a level of songwriting that some say has been missing from rock for some time, Dead Favours have been quick to grab the attention of the New Zealand music scene and are going from strength to strength in a very short time.

Since their formation in early 2016, the band have released a string of singles, the most notable to date being Dig (produced by Shihad’s Tom Larkin), a riff-centric banger that quickly grabbed the attention of both audiences and radio programmers alike, spending an impressive 27 weeks in the charts. The success of this debut single lead to a nationwide tour alongside the already popular Skinny Hobos, Decades and Bakers Eddy which saw the band increase momentum and pick up an army of new fans all around the country.

The band quickly followed with the singles High Flying and Better The Weather (produced again by Tom Larkin) which has seen the band go on to be invited to perform at festivals such as Jim Beam Homegrown, Demon Energy Rock The Park and share the stage with international acts Royal Blood and Rise Against which was received with rave reviews;

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Dead Favours

Releases

Misbehaviour
Year: 2019
Type: Album
The Dead EP
Year: 2018
Type: EP

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