Rebecka Reinhard’s ‘Whale’ Conjures A “Deep, Hidden Melancholy”

Dreamy shoegaze from the Swedish riser...

Rebecka Reinhard is a wandering soul.

A songwriter driven forward by inner impulses, it's a path that has taken her from Sweden to London.

Working every step of the way, her dreamy shoegaze textures are used to pursue deep emotional truths.

New single 'Whale' is a sign of her progress, taken from sessions that have seen her flit between the UK capital and the Swedish countryside.

It's a bittersweet offering, the precocious beauty of the arrangement belying the tender lyricism.

There's a subtle Motown influence, too, with Rebecka reconstituting pop tropes to explore her feelings.

She comments: “‘Whale’ sounds happy but is quite sad and cynical and has a deep, hidden melancholy, a bit like old soul songs like ‘Tracks Of My Tears.”

Tune in now.

Order 'Whale' HERE.

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