MACY – ‘Obvious’
‘Obvious’ is the stunning latest release from Abertillery based artist, MACY. It is a synth-pop single that will have you reaching for the repeat button.
Staccato synths open the release, MACY’s wonderful vocals enter and immediately take the lead. Her voice is filled with warmth, and her rich tone instantly demands the listener’s attention.
‘Obvious’ evolves with the listener. The backing instrumentation grows in stature, and the chorus packs a big punch. It is driving and memorable and will have the listener reaching for the repeat button.
Lyrically, ‘Obvious’ is relatable, and this is a big part of its charm. Aided by the memorable melodies, MACY makes a connection with her audience and lets us feel less alone.
‘Obvious’ is the third release from this formidable artist. It is the follow up to ‘Smoking Gun’ which has amassed over 80,000 streams on Spotify. In addition, MACY was awarded funding from the BBC Launchpad/ Horizons team in March 2020. After hearing ‘Obvious’, we can see why! MACY says that she is looking forward to working with the Horizons team in the future. We can not wait to hear what they will do together.
Forte 10 project
In 2019/20, MACY became one of the 10 acts to be selected on the Forte 10 project. Subsequently, she impressively gained slots at Focus Wales, Swn Festival and Hub Festival, in what was her debut Festival Year.
MACY is an artist who is going places. After hearing ‘Obvious’, we checked out her previous singles and each release goes from strength to strength.
MACY is most definitely an artist to watch in the 2020s, and we very much look forward to hearing what will come next. Until then, ‘Obvious’ is available from the link below, it’s a release you do not want to miss.
FV Music Blog October 2020
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