Tuesday, December 17, 2019

tolo the grandpa - "in my head"

This could be my shortest review: melancholy lo-fi dreampop. You already know how this song sounds.

But now I need to convince you that I mean that in the most endearing way possible. It's a moody love song, and judging by the video, written by a young musician. We see them goofing off, having fun, making the most of a video shoot with a nonexistent budget. It is music borne of young hearts in their prime, feeling and living, not yet jaded enough to drag the feeling through years of experience, obscuring it. Instead, piss into the wind; moan into a microphone. This is music that feels like the warm blanket of young love. Did this track need to be five minutes long, and did there need to be a bridge with a chugging electric guitar? No, but both those elements are there, and that's not expert songwriting - it's something better. It's a genuine look into tolo the grandpa's head, and it's a good place to be.

tolo the grandpa - "in my head" (YouTube)

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