Tag: Tara-Jane O’Neil

MJ GUIDER – Song For Ewe

“This track by Bovel (or Bô’vel, depending on where you look) is one of those songs that I think deserves the designation of “ultimate jam,” or something equally hyperbolic. It came on a while back when I was following a breadcrumb trail from Off Peak’s amazing “Baby It’s You,” and I had to stop what I was doing to see what it was. I’ve since listened to it dozens of times and have done plenty of scouring for more songs like it. It was apparently popular on Manchester pirate radio, so I went down that rabbit hole.”

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“From what I can tell, it’s about a tenuous relationship coming to an end- but what really grabbed me about this track is the, at first, restrained harmonies Tondi and his female counterpart cultivate, which become this cascade of distress and finally resolve back into the guitar and bass parts that greeted you at the start.”

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