David Ost is a Hamburg-based singer-songwriter who uses modern production to create a blend of musical colours. With an interesting combination of electronic pads, acoustic guitars and catchy vocals, he creates tunes that you won’t be able to get out of your head. His latest single, ‘The Deep End’, is his latest cinematic masterpiece.
The song carries a story like a movie and paints a cinematic picture for the acoustic big screen. The track is full of catchy hooks and expansive notes that get stuck in your brain.
‘The Deep End’ opens with Ost’s vocals drawing you into the picture of the lyrics. His emotive performance helps you imagine the movie set out in the lyrics. There is a poetry to the lyrics that make them beautiful and captures your imagination. The backing vocals add to the cinematic vibe of the song without diverting any attention from Ost’s moving performance.
To complement the vocals and lyrics, there is a deep driving beat. The acoustic guitar throughout the track is also used perfectly to build the scene and create the momentum of the melody. The crescendo in the melody is so encompassing that it wraps you in a musical fog that lifts you up. The melody is also so catchy that you will move along to the rhythm without even realising it.
David Ost paints a cinematic picture using a moving vocal performance and progressive melody in ‘The Deep End’. The melody is gentle then turns into a catchy rhythm that you cannot get away from. If you are looking for an alt-pop hit that you can easily listen to on repeat, this is the one for you.