Sleeptalk – Bones (Track Of The Day, 15th March)

Today’s Track Of The Day is a song of heavily-held truth, by Sleeptalk. “Bones” is from Sleeptalk’s 2015 album Young.

After a light introduction, “Bones” has reverberating beats that wash over the listener, matching the expression of overwhelm described in the lyrics, due to secrets being held.

“No one can save me from drowning in my sleep
My lungs wouldn’t dare to fill up
With all the things I never said”

The vocals are echoed and feel held inside the drum beats and the sound is heavy hearted. As we move into the chorus, the layered sounds perfectly express attention pulled in many directions. The bridge takes us into a void with barely a grasp on clarity.

Check out “Bones” with its music video, or stream Young EP via Spotify.

Kel Burch

Creator and caretaker of Depth Mag, Kel uses her superpowers of empathy, word-weaving, and feeling everything deeply, to immerse herself in music before returning to reality to write about her experience with it.

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