By Newton Faulkner
"Every time I close my eyes, it's you". The opening few words of Newton Faulkner's new single are quite mysterious. With a tranquil and quite elegant backing track the lyrics are thoughtful, graceful and romantic. 'Dream Catch Me' is from the (soon-to-be-released) album 'Handbuilt By Robots'.
Newton's voice is amazing, gripping and combining with the words he sings it'll have you wanting his album before it's released. If the rest of the songs on it are anything like 'Dream Catch Me' then we could have a breakthrough album of the year with this artist. Playing the guitar as well as he sings, Mr Faulkner is perhaps your new favourite male solo man.
The first time I heard this, it absolutely gripped me. The song feels like a story, picture the events in your head. The verses are composed and peaceful which juxtapose with the chorus. It's very chorus based, coming back to the same words, but being so idealistic and rather passionate it does anything but become boring.
The fusion of melodic vocal work, instrumental pace and rhythm will make this a track a firm favourite amongst the general public. I hope Newton Faulkner gets the recognition he deserves, if 'Dream Catch Me' is any base for him to start from, he most definitely will. Good luck sir...