Are you in the mood for a single that is upbeat and packed with positivity? Well, you are in the right place because that is exactly what Danny Draycott has poured into his single ‘Ghosts’. Using a blend of alternative rock, pop-punk and infectious good vibes, he has crafted a rather anthemic single that is sure to lift your spirits and leave you feeling positive about life.
Having already made waves through BBC Introducing and various radio plays, the single continues the positive flow of his last release leading you to his upcoming second album. The singer-songwriter self-produces his music to chase away the negativity that many people feel overwhelmed by. By the end of this single, you are sure to be feeling better about life having shrugged off the negativity that has clung to your shoulders for the last few years.
‘Ghosts’ lightly tickles your senses with the soft opening tones of the melody. This trickle of sound brightens like the sun breaking through clouds and shining after a storm. The drums roll down your shoulders before the guitars hit you with a lively vibe that has you moving around to their sound. The rising feeling of the melody captures the uplifting spirit of the single and slowly plucks out the anchors of unhappiness from your soul. As you listen to the melody, you can’t help but feel the negativity of the world sliding off your back and being replaced with a shining light. This process builds throughout the single and has this amazing natural flow to it that sticks with you long after the single has ended.
As the melody peeks out from the storm clouds, Draycott’s vocals turn your attention to the light the music brings. The lyrics touch on the negativity that has dogged all of us. This acknowledgement lets you know that you are not alone in what you are feeling and the questioning why pain seems to linger too long. As the melody rises into upliftment, the vocals follow carefully set aside the struggles and problems of the world. The chorus is extremely catchy and you are going to be singing it throughout the day after shouting with him as you listen to the track. By the end of his performance, your spirit feels lighter as the knowledge that you are not alone lingers.
Danny Draycott has us shrugging off the negativity of the world as he fills our spirits with upbeat upliftment and the knowledge that we are not alone in what we feel through ‘Ghosts’. The melody breaks through the darkness of the world shining a healing light. His vocals turn your attention to this light while acknowledging everything we have been feeling.