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Jam Fish - Single Review: Jane’s The Name

01 Oct 2020 // A review by Darryl Baser

Jam Fish, AKA Sam Higham, takes a step back from his usual full band arrangements to bring you an emotional stripped back song titled Jane's the Name. Featuring just acoustic guitar and vocals, this song portrays 4 different aspects that could control one's life, represented by different names. This is the second song by Jam Fish to be released into the streaming world.

The video for this song features Higham in multiple screens; one playing guitar, and three singing. His harmonies are spot on, with a Beatles feel. He’s a charming and scarily talented individual. The three-part vocal harmonies are pitch perfect.

It's lyrically witty as well and although it sounds like it could be a serious ballad, there’s no hint of poorly faked emotion. It seems like his tongue is firmly in someone’s cheek, possibly his own.

The single and accompanying video were recorded during the Covid 19 lockdown and it is arguably one of the best things to come out of the pandemic since colourful masks.

More please.

Rating: ( 5 / 5 )
 

About Jam Fish

Bursting with omega-3 and a sugary after taste, Jam Fish is ready to feed some nutritious sounds straight into your ear holes. Listening to his music you can expect energy, emotion, toast and a bit of DIY. A seasoned performer as the drummer/key’s player for Wellington rock band Pale Lady, Jam Fish now brings forth his solo project, giving you a look into the mind of the provider of jams.




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