Wednesday, 2 September 2020

TRACK OF THE DAY : Simeon Hammond Dallas - August

Simeon Hammond Dallas's new single August drops as that month draws to a close and moves into September. It's a break-up song timed to coincide with the end of the month - sharply observing that "we're all fools for love and desire" as it picks over the remains of a relationship and being misled by a narcissist and his games with a honesty and clarity before looking forwards.



Whilst she's made her name as a black woman in a very white country genre, the single avoids being typecast as it resonates with a rich soulful vocal that accentuates the feelings of loss but wraps them in a sense that things will be OK in the end. The forceful sounds of last year's single Wild Woman are replaced by something with a lot of blues and soul and a stratocaster guitar that allows to escape easy categorisation. It's the first insight we're given to her forthcoming Make it Romantic.

Simeon Hammond Dallas is on Facebook and Twitter. Her website can be found here.

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