On the surface, it’s just another one of those “we’re just killing time until our life really starts” songs, but many great touches make this rise above the rest of the pack. The sparseness might seem like a budget-related choice, and it may be, but such space, just a chiming acoustic guitar, a minimal beat and little else is the perfect way to frame Holly Jade’s great alt-pop voice. And with this space, you’d experience the distant laughs and conversations in the background—a nice touch.
They say that everyone has a book in them. They also say that you should write about what you know. If that’s true, then this is the musical equivalent. We might all have such a song in us, but few will be as good as this.