I just lately attended the opening night time of the Vivid Gentle Vivid Gentle UK Tour in Manchester on September seventh. This was an absolute joyous event. I had excessive expectations for the night. Since I knew these had been the primary UK reveals Rod has placed on since even earlier than the pandemic. Nonetheless, the viewers on the Evening and Day Café had been in for an additional particular deal with with South African-born electronic-pop artist Nic Billington because the help act. Each Rod and Nic introduced their A-game, and it was clear that the viewers appreciated the music and loved each little bit of the showmanship. I couldn’t have requested for a greater night time! (An early birthday deal with). The well-deserved appreciation from the attentive viewers was a testomony to the unimaginable performances placed on by these proficient artists.
Rod wasn’t right here within the UK to advertise a brand new album (which can come as a shock to some). (Nonetheless, a brand new album is within the works for a spring 2024 launch). Followers had been as a matter of truth handled to a fab choice of tracks from all album eras throughout the UK tour. These audiences received to listen to a preview of the brand new single “All the way down to One” (which was launched final Friday). Vivid Gentle Vivid Gentle gigs are identified for his or her private touches and reference to followers. This efficiency particularly, was no exception. Throughout “Down To One,” Rod jumped off the stage and into the viewers, giving them an extremely intimate and appreciative first hearken to the music.
“This observe makes use of some sonic components from my “ALL MAN” movie rating – which was about trend and queer tradition. This music is about lust, love and obsession, impressed by a few of my favorite Italian horror movies set in stylish trend homes with glamorous fashions and good-looking males”. Rod explains.
“Down To One” has a dance-pop groove that’ll make you need to transfer your physique and concurrently punch the air. Manufacturing-wise, it’s a joint effort Rod from and Preliminary Discuss. The lyrics are all about following your coronary heart as a substitute of your head, even when it means setting your self up for disappointment in the long term. However typically, we have to get caught up within the second and do what feels proper within the current, proper? It’s a easy however highly effective message that’s certain to resonate with all lovers.
The music has been getting such an incredible response already and has even made it onto the Essential iTunes chart! I’m actually hoping it may possibly make it into the highest 40 and even greater. So should you haven’t already, please take into account shopping for the observe. Rod is such a proficient artist and deserves all of the success.
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