Dayglow’s ‘Close To You’ Matches Pop Perfection To Nagging Melancholy

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21 year old riser Dayglow has shared new single 'Close To You'.

Making his bow last year, Dayglow infuses some classic pop palettes – think 80s synth glamour meets breezy West Coast fare – with an innate burst of melancholy.

A deft fusion of light and shade, new single 'Close To You' extemporises on this mixture to deft impact.

Out now, the single finds Dayglow tapping into his 80s pop roots while delivering a succinct lyrical narrative.

He comments: "There is just a certain danceable yet melancholy feeling about 80’s pop duets that I wanted to channel into. 'Close To You' was intended to be performed as a duet, but ended up essentially being a duet with myself (which makes sense in the context of the lyrics)."

"The song itself is about the tension between two people at a party that never said hello. It’s about the excitement and perfect fantasy you play in your head prior to seeing that person, the mediocre and nervous reality of the actual moment you see them, and the let down that always comes afterwards it not being what had always and only been living in your head. I envision the song being played inside someone's brain – kind of like the movie Inside Out – after they are leaving a party, thinking about what they wish would have happened."

He finishes: "But in reality, they are actually just singing to and about themselves."

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