Sarah Hickey returns with her latest single, the angelic, delicate and evocative ‘Take A Minute’.
With a gentle nylon strummed acoustic guitar line that sets the scene, Sarah’s emotive, breathy vocals quickly enter, surrounding by a warming reverb. As the track grows, lo-fi, understated electronic drums enter, comparable to Ben Howard and John Martyn. Gradually growing through its haunting chorus the track also introduces a warming electronic bass which swells beneath the otherwise light and breezy soundscape.
Closing on a climactic final chorus that swells with glitching synths and electronics, the tracks understated yet nonetheless radiant sense of beauty and melancholy shines.
Talking about the single, Sarah explains: “My newest single is about taking time to be still while feeling overwhelmed and feeling like you’ve fallen behind.”
Sarah Hickey has cultivated a distinctive sound that is reflective, ethereal, and confessional. As a singer-songwriter based in Cork, she has honed her signature sound in the recording studio and is now ready to unveil the enchanting results.
Cementing her place as one to watch, the new single once again showcases the solo artists ability to craft elegant, affecting and authentic music.