Itâ€™s so refreshing to hear songs that sound like nothing weâ€™ve ever heard before.Â Songs that melt together so many different elements in rhythm and progression we donâ€™t even know how to classify them, the closest description being something akin to classic English psychedelic folk pop.
The native London musicianÂ King CharlesÂ has a knack for creating such songs. His tunes are so oddly intoxicating itâ€™s a wonder we havenâ€™t heard more about him already. Whether heâ€™s fusing strings with frazzled electric guitar riffs, driving together piano chords with attitude-ridden drum segments, or singing alongside a simple acoustic melody, his musicÂ is never complacent and always surprising.
He wields his lyrics like twisting and sweetly turning poems and we understand there is no part of his art that he does not take seriously. Even then we can hear how much feverish fun heâ€™s having and how badly he wants us to have fun with him. Soon to be playing with Mumford and Sons on their upcoming U.S. tour, King Charles is an artist from whom we can excitedly anticipate continuously charming songs and eccentricities.
Download: “Love Lust” by King Charles
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