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Danica Bryant - Single Review: Ready To Bite

16 Oct 2021 // A review by Cathy Elizabeth

I'm loving this dynamic pop explosion from Danica Bryant! The rock edge is really working for you, girl! I may be a little biased, however, being a bit of a rock chick myself. Great hook, excellent production, this is a very commercial number that should certainly turn some heads and receive some well-deserved airplay.

Bryant clearly understands music and knows how to craft a good track, carefully working the space to formulate the structure and dynamics throughout. The intro is cool and captivating, the outro has clever impact, and everything in between is punchy and clean.

Ready To Bite’s slamming chorus showcases Bryant’s sassy vocal style, cutting and classic, and with plenty of ‘bite’.

Dropping into the bridge is floaty and spacious, with a modern, current feel; the classic pop elements creating just enough connection to the music we’ve grown up with and loved. It’s that familiarity which makes this track so relatable and palatable, and that’s what pop is all about. Bryant has 100% nailed it.

The final chorus is nothing short of fierce; a vibrant energy and strength emanating through the airwaves, a frequency of staunch determination, a celebration of inner power.

An excellent track from start to finish, and I’m super excited and happy for you. Congratulations, and well done on all your hard work and future success!

Rating: ( 5 / 5 )
 

About Danica Bryant

“Deliciously sweet yet shockingly bitter” (Under The Radar), Danica Bryant is no ordinary songwriter. A pop-folk musician with a gritty rock edge, her songs sink their teeth into intense topics from celebrity culture and mental health, to gender dynamics and body possession. “All hard guitar and pain-filled howl” (The Hook NZ), this woman bites back.

Bryant’s career boasts national accolades from Smokefree Rockquest and Play It Strange, mentorship with Kiwi legend Bic Runga, and a support slot for Elton John on his 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour. Her 2020 debut EP Cider landed her a placement in APRA’s prestigious Songhubs course, whilst follow-up singles Heart Eyes and Ready to Bite saw her introduction to the NZ Hot Singles Chart.

With her 2022 sophomore EP Ego Death, Danica Bryant delivers bombastic pop production with lyrical force and an attitude like no other. “Venomous” yet “passionate” (Ambient Light), “cynical but emotional” (NZ Musician), it is clear Danica Bryant’s inventive sound, personal lyrics, and rich vocals make her a treat for every season.

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Releases

Ego Death
Year: 2022
Type: EP
Cider
Year: 2020
Type: EP

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