Kevin Silvester combines smooth punk with dance-pop on his explosive new single be the one with vocal aids by JVCQUI.
Kevin Silvester released today (March 10). be the one a dance-pop anthem enlisting fellow artist JVCQUI. The single serves as a defiant response to infidelity, with the opening lyrics narrating from JVCQUI: “the smell of guilt” And “fake[ing] a million smiles.” The Melbourne pop musician sings with muted vocals before belting out the chorus and making way for the Silvester-backed hook.
“Is it selfish of me to just want to be the one?” The pair sings to an explosive electronic beat. While dance-pop is likely to make up the majority be the one – with gutting synths and choral bass drops, the single also caters to a wide spectrum of genres. It opens with acoustic guitar ballads combined with the kind of distorted vocals you might hear on a pop punk record.
Speaking of criss-crossing sound be the one In a press statement, Silvester said the track had “gone through many pubertal changes to become what it is today.” He continued: “We kept some of the punk elements in the final version as heard in the electric guitars and heavy drum fills. I think it’s now going through its “sad coming of age party animal” phase.”
be the one is the vocal pinnacle of Silvester’s artistry, classically trained as a pianist and cellist, and counting producing and songwriting among his multi-hyphenates. The single is accompanied by a neon-lit music video chronicling a toxic relationship as JVCQUI sings alongside a red convertible before confronting New Year’s Eve in a graffiti-strewn alleyway. Watch Lindsay Davies’ music video below.
be the one is the fourth single from Silvester’s upcoming album “Sleepwalker”. The Melbourne musician’s debut project was previewed with the single 2020 You and me, as well as the publications of the last year, love you blindly And screaming wolf. The three tracks feature collaborators such as Julie Zorrilla, AndyLP and 99finite, among others.
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