Releasing his debut six-track EP, Norwegian indie star Ruben Dawnson shares an elite assortment of sad-pop songs. Weaving between indie and pop, the EP introduces us all to an artist with a expertise for creating emotionally charged tracks. “Echo Feelings” is an beautiful, insightful EP from a gorgeous artist.
Opening with the beforehand launched single “SAYIMGOOD”, the EP begins with a catchy indie quantity. Thrown into the deep finish with angular guitar strains and sketchy drum beats, the only is a happy-go-lucky tune brimming with really feel good sounds. Adopted by the R&B leaning “Nonetheless Transferring” and the acoustic-driven “Rain On My Umbrella”, it is “I Do not Wanna Be Alone” which is the last word deal with. Exhibiting vulnerability with such ease, the tracks’ jangles and upbeat, dance-infused melodies drowns out its mellow undertones. Exploring loneliness in a crowd, the only is the proper solicitous bop.
One other single contrasting melodies with unhappy lyricism, “FYALMA” acts as an anti-anxiety anthem. Crammed with lustrous hazy soundscapes, the monitor is an ode to preventing these intrusive ideas. It is pristine-clean pop-led sounds fill the air with such abundance, it is onerous to not dance in your bed room to this. Selecting to finish the EP with its title monitor; “Echo Feelings” consolidates Dawnson’s physique of labor effortlessly. With a compelling calming presence, and fairly clearly echoing Dawnson’s feelings, the only works to seek out his interior peace and transcends right into a glistening infusion of future indie-pop.
Posed as a coming-of-age soundtrack, the EP is a real introspective piece of labor. “It is a very specials and introspective venture for me, a product of reflections and ideas constructed over a number of years,” explains Dawnson. “It is about confronting your true self, studying and acknowledging your interior fears, struggles, points… truthfully & concern. Studying to be sincere. Realising it is okay to inform individuals. Opening up. Discovering new sides of your self. Classes. Change. Development but stillness. It is uncooked, direct and as sincere as it may be. Concern, mortality, loss, loneliness, nervousness, sexuality – hope & love. That is the truest expression of me in my moments of existence.”
For a debut EP, “Echo Feelings” is fantastically intimate. It is a very particular assortment of songs that actually must be listened to totally and delicately. Its intricacies are infectious and it is a delight to hearken to; Ruben Dawnson needs to be extremely pleased with this debut.