10 Aug 2022
UsernamePassword

Remember Me? | Join | Recover
Click here to sign in via social networking

Alice Tozer - Single Review: Pink & Blue

05 May 2021 // A review by Madeleine Howard
Christchurch pop artist Alice Tozer released their debut single Pink & Blue on the 26th of April. A groove tinged, jazz infused tune about gender identity, the track is a strong introduction to this brand new artist.

Pink & Blue begins with soft, pretty guitar chords, slowly building up to the first verse. A groovy guitar lick accompanies the thought provoking lyrics, with the beat coming in half way through the first verse. Leaning into a catchy sing along chorus, with sweet harmonies an octave above the melody, this self-produced track shows off Alice’s smooth vocals and impressive talent for lyric writing.

The chorus is followed by a slick, John Mayer inspired guitar solo, before heading into a stripped back, lo-fi second verse. The second chorus is followed by an acoustic guitar accompanied bridge, before one final chorus with different, uplifting lyrics. The track is well produced and will make the listener feel like they are receiving a warm, comforting hug after a long day.

Pink & Blue is a wonderful introduction to Alice, showcasing their talent for writing memorable hooks, but also brave and heart felt lyrics. The message of struggling to fit into society’s expectations around gender, followed by the hopeful conclusion that you can, in fact, find the place that you belong, is an important one that will resonate with a lot of people. I hope that this beautiful track gets to be heard by those who need it the most.

With more music promised, Alice Tozer is an artist that you should definitely be on the look out for.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

About Alice Tozer

Alice Tozer is a Christchurch based singer-songwriter and producer. Alice is known for their fun, cruisy attitude and this is very much reflected in the music they make. Combining lofi beats with jazz influenced chords, Alice creates a contemporary pop sound that is sure to get your butt wiggling.

Alice has just released their debut single Pink & Blue, a powerful and groovy track about gender identity and finding your place in the world. With lots of new records on the way, Alice is a hot new artist to keep your eye on.


Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Alice Tozer

Releases

There are no releases to display for Alice Tozer.

Other Reviews By Madeleine Howard

Flying Man - Single Review: Since You've Been Gone
14 Mar 2022 // by Madeleine Howard
Dunedin based; Irish born artist Flying Man released his debut single Since You’ve Been Gone on the 28th of January. A haunting acoustic ballad about the aftermath of losing someone close to you, Since You’ve Been Gone is a reflective look at life after death, and the struggle that comes with trying to go about everyday life when you’ve lost someone special.
Read More...
Ezra Phoenix - Single Review: Storm
24 Feb 2022 // by Madeleine Howard
Wellington based R&B artist Ezra Phoenix returns with his dreamy single Storm. Released on the 18th of February, Storm follows on from Ezra’s debut self-titled album, which was released in February of 2021, as well as the November release of Diamond Dress.
Read More...
Ella Pollett - Single Review: Hold On
07 Dec 2021 // by Madeleine Howard
Hawkes Bay singer songwriter Ella Pollett released her second single Hold On on the 20th of November.The 16 year old songwriter has already celebrated success with Hold On, with the song taking out the top prize in the solo category at this year's regional Smokefree Rockquest competition.
Read More...
Jaz Paterson - EP Review: Ache
25 Nov 2021 // by Madeleine Howard
Emerging pop artist Jaz Paterson launches her debut EP Ache today, Friday 26th November. The Geraldine raised, Christchurch based artist has proved she is one to watch with previously released singles Lonely, Ache and NZ On Air funded LA.
Read More...
Ladyhawke - Album Review: Time Flies
18 Nov 2021 // by Madeleine Howard
Ladyhawke returns with her highly anticipated fourth studio album Time Flies. Her first album in four years since 2016's Wild Things, Time Flies is a shift away from Ladyhawke's more pop rock sound, and a return to her 80's synth pop roots.
Read More...
Graham Candy - EP Review: Keep On Smiling
09 Nov 2021 // by Madeleine Howard
If you’re looking for the perfect sound track to summer, Graham Candy has got you covered with his latest release, EP Keep On Smiling, released on October 22nd. After relocating to Berlin to begin his music career, New Zealand born Graham Candy has enjoyed success collaborating with popular German DJ Alle Farben on the international hit She Moves.
Read More...
SKRAM - Single Review: Freaking Me Out
10 Sep 2021 // by Madeleine Howard
Wellington based pop trio SKRAM released their debut single Freaking Me Out today, September 10th. Just in time for the warmer weather, the track is a fresh, uplifting pop tune, sure to be a crowd favourite this summer.
Read More...
Jaz Paterson - Single Review: Lonely
02 Sep 2021 // by Madeleine Howard
Alternative Singer-Songwriter Jaz Paterson released her debut single Lonely on the 13th of August. Produced by Will McGillivray (nomad, There’s A Tuesday, Bexy) and mastered by Kamandi, Lonely is the first of three singles to be released from Jaz’s anticipated debut EP Ache, set to be released in November.
Read More...
View All Articles By Madeleine Howard

NZ Top 10 Singles

  • DOJA
    Central Cee
  • I AIN'T WORRIED
    OneRepublic
  • BAD HABIT
    Steve Lacy
  • GLIMPSE OF US
    Joji
  • BIG CITY LIFE
    Luude And Mattafix
  • GO (GODDARD. REMIX)
    Cat Burns
  • RUNNING UP THAT HILL (A DEAL WITH GOD)
    Kate Bush
  • VEGAS
    Doja Cat
  • AS IT WAS
    Harry Styles
  • I LIKE YOU (A HAPPIER SONG)
    Post Malone And Doja Cat
View the Full NZ Top 40...
muzic.net.nz Logo
100% New Zealand Music
All content on this website is copyright to muzic.net.nz and other respective rights holders. Redistribution of any material presented here without permission is prohibited.
Report a ProblemReport A Problem