Ella Tobin returns with placing, ambient sad-girl pop.
Ella Tobin – Wanna Go Dwelling
‘On this crowded room I really feel so alone’ sings one of many refrain traces in Ella Tobin’s ‘Wanna Go Dwelling’. And as a lot as we’re reluctant to confess it, it’s a sense we’ve all felt. Many songs are devoted to the excessive of the social gathering, the membership, the night time you don’t need to finish, however there aren’t as many which are devoted to leaving the social gathering. However typically, it’s important to.
Ella Tobin is a singer-songwriter primarily based in London. After lately releasing her debut single ‘The Ghost’, which obtained assist from the likes of BBC Introducing, she’s again along with her sophomore observe.
‘Wanna Go Dwelling’ is a haunting, ambient pop tune with wealthy manufacturing and sad-girl melancholy.
The lyrics are fastidiously crafted and evocative – ‘I’m suffocating, respiratory within the smoke of your cigarette…’ – with hints of jaded statement as nicely – ‘Now all people’s kissing strangers, hoping they may discover anyone to like…’. The music evokes the misery and isolation when you end up at a celebration you simply don’t need to be at – ‘all I do know is I need to go dwelling’ – however is saved from melodrama by Tobin’s restrained vocal supply, she retains it whispery but compelling. The melodies float alongside simply, complemented by ethereal backing vocals.
The manufacturing is filled with shining little particulars, centred round haunting synths however together with hints of tense strings, and classically-influenced piano traces. When the beat kicks in, it strikes into one thing extra 80s influenced, paying homage to acts like Haim and The Weeknd, however with the singer-songwriter sensibility of acts like Lana Del Rey and Florence + the Machine. It’s an assured and haunting observe for a brand new artist.
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