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Sylvee - Single Review: Slow

14 Aug 2022 // A review by Danica Bryant

Sylvee’s latest single Slow is an impassioned love song dedicated to supporting someone beloved through struggles with their mental health. Featuring the artist’s signature soft, introspective vocals and honeyed melodies, it’s a dreamy release soothing listeners in the toughest of times. 

Slow is produced subtly, with gentle keys and background noise filling out what lies beneath Sylvee’s important lyrics. She expresses a deep-set personal anxiety and care for the song’s subject. It’s all built around a smooth chorus which flows with tight, clean rhymes, stunningly beautiful in their simplicity. Producer Joel Zaia clearly knows how to stage the track so that Sylvee remains front and centre. Even as the notes climb into Sylvee’s higher range, Zaia leaves space to let the imperfections shine through, making Slow feel incredibly raw despite its distinctive pop polish. 

Tranquil yet emotionally loaded, Sylvee’s Slow is a divine new release propelling the Nelson singer-songwriter into an assured sonic direction. She’s a musical poet whose work blossoms under the weight of how much she means every word she sings.

Rating: ( 5 / 5 )
 

About Sylvee

Sylvee is a singer-songwriter from Nelson, New Zealand. Her exquisite vocals and warm melodies exude raw emotion and intricately weave together a landscape of poetic lyricism and production, which shifts effortlessly from delicate to soaring. After making her debut in 2019 with her EP, Life on Mars, Sylvee’s journey in music is just beginning.




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Releases

Downpour
Year: 2023
Type: Album

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