Hot on the heels of his laid-back, funk-oozing single ’Night Is All There Is’, Amsterdam-based songwriter Saux, who’s also one half of ‘fuzzy R&B’ duo City Park, returns to Boogie Angst this summer with ‘You’re Not Wrong’. A next step in the sound that’s coming from the producer-singer, it’s a sweeping and catchy tune envisioning in-limbo places and moments.
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Bathed in a cinematic scenario of sorts, ‘You’re Not Wrong’ merges the upliftingness of disco and 80s indie and quiet storm, custom-cut to harbour Saux’s brittle vocals and feels-conducting guitar riffs. The result is a lavishly seductive song, full with woozy pads, subtly inlaid organ chords and a drum groove sure to resonate.
Saux, on the song at hand: “‘You’re Not Wrong’ plays around with the idea of ‘being-as-playing-a-role’. The lively belief there’s always an unseen audience present, captured in lyrics like ‘Am I performing here?’ and ‘Too much attention here’. It’s an emotion I strongly relate to personally and found well-explained in an essay by Jia Tolentino”. And: “Musically the song’s foundations are a mix of my influences ranging from 80s disco and new wave to more recent acts like Tennis or Francis & The Lights. The song leans on a Farfisa pad, a guitar riff and a uptempo triplet groove”.