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[new] Roosevelt – “Sign” (119bpm G♯min) and “Shadows” (113bpm G♯min)

I like songs with memorable melodies. I’m also a sucker for a good bass line and well-crafted synth pads. Roosevelt brings all three with a nice mellow electronica track called “Sign.” The only thing I worry about is how a lot of his stuff sounds the same. If I could give Roosevelt any advice, I’d say, “You’re off to a fantastic start. Keep those beautiful melodies coming, but consider expanding your palette of instrumentation and arrangement. “

Below is another tack from Roosevelt called “Shadows.” It’s from his 2019 album “Young Romance.” I like it too, but perhaps that’s because it’s almost the same song. (In the same key no less.)