Shaking off the winter blues, What in Your Heart Can Put You in a Trance brings a late-night summer warmth to the sounds of ‘A Midnight So Sweet’. Using a slinky heat that settles on your skin, they twirl vocals around your limbs for some sultry musings. If you are looking for a single to raise your spirits after the depths of winter, this is the hazy nocturnal track that will feed your soul.
The principal players of the band, Mariya May, Mo Douglas and Prince Joely, smoothly blur the edges of genre allowing folk, dub, RnB and more to seep into each other. Bringing an earthy groove to their sound in this single, the trio finish it off with shimmering production. Through the music, they put a sweet treat on your tongue and have you relax back into the late warmth of summer.
The hazy tones that open ‘A Midnight So Sweet’ have you imagining sitting outside on a warm summer’s night looking up at the star-filled sky. There is a delightful swirl of instrumentation that brings the scent of summer and the warmth of the air to your senses. The almost trip-hop beats push you forward into the slightly psychedelic retro sounds. There is a lot going on in the melody as the different elements seep across the soundscape adding their own flair to the soundscape. The electronic tones twinkle while the flute and guitar have you relaxing back into their smooth flow. Through all of this, a groovy vibe has been woven that takes your mind on a journey through a colourful whirlwind.
As you sink into the kaleidoscopic warmth of the melody, May’s vocals warble over your skin with a sultry slide. Her voice has an artificial warble that has it shimmering across your vision like the heat rising off the hot ground. This evaporates into the colours of the melody as her performance starts to reach out to the horizon only to bring warmth back to you. Through her performance, she brings a burst of sweetness to a sultry heat that makes your limbs heavy in the best possible way. The musings woven into the lyrics are those thoughts that lazily float through your brain late at night during the heat of summer.
What in Your Heart Can Put You in a Trance has you sinking into late-night summer warmth as the melodic elements shimmer around you in ‘A Midnight So Sweet’. There is a lot going on in the melody as genres, instrumentation and styles lazily merge into one heat-infused movement. May’s vocals add a burst of sweetness to the heat while floating on the colourful air of the soundscape.