New arising of impressive music styleThis composition had no smooth rhythmic sense like the easy contemporary music cause of influencing pop beats. Sparse intro with an anchoring rhythm section of the drums. It isn´t only the engaging regular repeated swing patterns which forcing the music constantly. A genuinely well-played modern jazz-guitar accompaning the whole song. That isn´t really easy because of the orchestration with modular infused sounds from the keys, but the instrumentation sounds really virtuos and implements a deep feeling for music. The minor chords of the guitar increases this tune in brilliant jazz style. The unique vocals of Michelle Hicks making the composition complete. The soulful lyrics going hand in hand with important questions of life according within personal influences and comes from the heart. The arrangement sounds definitely professional although of sparse instrumentation. I like the bleakly mood of the track. Very good mixed and overall perfect mastered. The composition is more creative than some others, influenced of jazz and blues. I can´t stop listen to this song and I´m sure, you will like to add it. Let others know your recommendation.
yesU Breathe review. this song is a strictly Soul piece in the highest sense of the word. everything sounds in Soul style as I said everything recalls the Soul genre. personally it is not my favorite genre but I can give you a musical judgment that is certainly positive because all that there must be in a Soul piece in your piece is therefore complimented and continues. good job
Reminds me of somethingNice tune and track. There is, however, something missing to fill it out for some listeners. Nice lyrics the use of a Pad as a filler would be even better. Taking a page from Erykah Badu and with the harmony as tight as this is this could work very well. This is Jazzy in its chord structure and there is no pronounced Hook in the Musical portion of the track but it is definitely musical. I rated it so high because the talent in the vocals reminds me also of an artist like Erykah Badu. Good Luck with this song track.
Positive Vibes!Hi Michelle! Thank you for sharing this song! It's very upbeat and positive! Do you have a whole album yet? I'd like to hear more...what instruments do you play? Very cool sound...keep doing your thing!
Placeres...Un placer escuchar a Michelle Hicks en esta canción, atreviéndose a realizar unos arreglos musicales muy originales y diferentes. Una vez más la voz se balancea por territorios insospechados, desde la dulzura hasta la más melódica energía soul. Los coros le aportan ese ritmo que te engancha a U Breathe. Cuando una canción se te hace corta como esta es muy buen indicio. Te deja con ganas de más.
SwingingI like the positive lyrics, over all the song has a great feel ( Jazzy) nice vocal arrangement. I love the message that this song brings. It gets a little frustrating to hear negative songs all the time, we need more songs like this one out there, Good job!!
C@@L yet HOT...C@@L yet HOT... Great vibe of the entire song...Insightful lyrics, Nice delivery (Sincere and believable) Hip w/ TRUTH... Side note: As a Producer,please allow me to share with you: The Vocals are mixed too far back- The Chordal Guitar dominates. It would be MUCH more powerful and effective with a re-mix... (YES, This song deserves that... ) Thanks so very much for sharing Your Music... I sincerely enjoyed listening :-) REMIX this a " Breathe " a sigh of relief knowing this song was done correctly. Thx :-)
HiI like Vocal Part but arrangement not so much is to static not much is going on be good if You re record it..as it is is just an average song and need to have a "juice" to make it much better...but is ok to perform it in some "cabaret" place ..Market for songs like that is very limited so it will be hard to play it on AM / FM Radio Stations with better arrangement I will pitch it to some Music Publishers but They are looking for Fantastic Songs and Best Quality Recordings.. I wish You good luck with pitching..Good Job..
A good jazzy-song !Hello! This is a very jazzy composition! There is a good swing, a rhythmic well-balanced and well-swung. The harmonic gap between the vocals and the chords played on the guitar are welcome and well-found. The voices are well-presented and well-awarded, in the purest tradition "Jazz." However, I will issue a small critique; I would have liked to hear a more frank, more audible harmonic support, while remaining discreet, Sue this song; That would have brought the binder, the bond. That's good work!
U Breathems. Hicks has fresh creative vocalizations and melodic style, subtle rhythmic flows well. very sophisticated syncopations and flourishes, and in the spare backing instrumentation as well. jazzy feel. good chorus and choral vocals, harkening a church choir but with modern jazz flourishes. I like that. thumbs up.
distintoUna forma de hacer soul distinta a la habitual, me gusta la propuesta. La voz es bastante buena, cuando usa el efecto que distorsiona la voz (son unos momentos) no mucho. La instrumentación está bien, pero a la hora de la grabación creo que el sonido del bombo destaca demasiado sobre los otros instrumentos. A different way of doing soul than usual, I like the proposal. The voice is quite good, when it uses the effect that distorts the voice (they are a few moments) not much. The instrumentation is fine, but at the time of recording I think the drum sound stands out too much on the other instruments.
Cooly Unpredictable!Love that this song grooves while never letting on to where it's going.. As I titled it 'Cooly Unpredictable' it remains true to that throughout the song. Truly flowing. Really really good!
A Refreshing Taste of Spirituality...Salut Michelle...I was very inspired by your 21st century 'Ultra-Gospel' styled work. It allowed me to relate on a spiritual and RnB level. The vocals are 'crisp and clean' as well as the straight ahead background tracks. You have accomplished your goal ! Have a Blessed Continuation...Barrymore
My reviewThe voice and the message are fantastic, the world can always use some positive words of hope and humanity to the mix . I look forward to hearing more from Michelle Hicks , I will keep an eye open for more from this fantastic artist......