Jacob Shipley – ‘Brave New World’ (Live From The Pit)
New York-based artist Jacob Shipley has released the excellent single ‘Brave New World’ today, 15th January 2021. It is a superb folk-pop release that needs to be heard to be fully appreciated!
A staccato guitar opens the release. It is gorgeously picked and lays the solid foundation for Jacob Shipley charismatic vocals to breakthrough.
The atmospheric scene is set from the get-go. We adore the laid back instrumentation which lets the song shine in the light in which it was written.
Also the lyrics which grace the piece are superb. ‘Brave New World’ is relatable and offers hope to the listener. Shipley reaches out and touches the audience, and this is part of his charm.
In addition, the unpredictable chordal progressions add further layers of texture, interest and intrigue to the piece. Jacob Shipley is a talented songwriter who fully engages with his audience.
‘Brave New World’ is the third single to be taken from Shipley’s Quarantine Nudes series. It was recorded live and filmed at an abandoned demolition site. There is also a brilliant video which accompanies the release; we thoroughly recommend checking it out from the link below.
Jacob Shipley says about the release, “This single is about finding solace and hope in the face of despair.” We believe that ‘Brave New World’ will resonate with many people. There have been many moments of despair for many people over the last year and ‘Brave New World’ touches on those fears and anxieties.
We are so excited to have discovered Jacob Shipley. Not only a talented musician, but he is also an actor too. Shipley is continually pushing forward and driving his career.
So make sure you add ‘Brave New World’ (Live From The Pit) to your weekend playlist and make a note of the name Jacob Shipley. It may be the first time that you have heard it, but it will not be the last!
FVMusicBlog January 2021
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