‘Artist of The Week’ is Gris-de-Lin with her track ‘Birthday’.
‘Birthday’ takes many twists and turns, constantly surprising the listener in terms of textures, instrumentation and production. What starts off as a seemingly innocent ‘singer-songwriter’ style track ends up crossing many different moods; with tension created by ‘trashy’ sounding drums and bass, juxtaposed with a superbly sweet vocal. The effect at times is almost haunting. Strings weave melodically around the vocal towards the end creating even more variation. Take a listen: