Afterglare

Publicity For *Afterglare*( 'Takes about 3 minutes to read. )


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When I created *Afterglare* I was concentrating on quality and patience. I also wanted to do something new, something which I’d not done before, even if similar was an already-tried concept.

Yes I might get some strange looks from Becky Hill and Oliver Heldens for taking the title of their 2014 No.1 hit and changing it a little. Is there any chance that might springboard the track into the charts-? Well it hasn’t happened yet.

 

I’m told the track has a distinct reminiscence of the style of Kate Bush. – That is something I can only take as a compliment, to be compared with such a genius artist. I don’t intend to let it go to my head though. I’d actually been working around that time – on and off – on a track in the style of Kate’s track *The Hounds of Love*; so no doubt that doing so had some influence on the creation process.

 

The second track of the EP, *Love*, is in the style of Marc Bolan. I’ve long studied Marc’s style as well as performed live in similar style when I performed my song *Planet Star* at a local venue. Since my fav genre’ of all is electronica I thought I’d experiment by adding tinges and strains of electronica to a very otherwise Bolan-esque performance. The result was certainly different: I thought it was impressive, but even one of my greatest fans couldn’t quite get their head around it at a preview for whatever reason.

Bolan is an excellent wordsmith and a poet. He does to lyrics what pure honey does to the taste-buds. He’s a hard act to follow but I hope I’ve done him justice.

Track 3 is *IKYABWAI*.

IKYABWAI – for those who aren’t aware – is internet slang for “I know you are but what am I?”. – in a similar way to how ROFLMFAO is internet slang for “Rolling on the floor laughing my fucking ass off.”. It’s basically a song about taking a peek into working with a (fictional) hopeless artist, but I’ve lost the lyrics sheet since the EP was completed… Don’t ask me where it went. It’s probably hiding somewhere on one of my hard drives, but I can’t find it for the life of me.

Track 4: It’s instrumental, so fortunately there are no lyrics sheet to lose this time. *Karibean Coffee Karumba – 3rd Movement* – Mis-spelling deliberate.

What do I say about this one? It’s an edited version of the most musically-active movement in a 3-movement instrumental piece I created earlier in 2015. Yes it is what you might call a little drawn-out, but it’s a pretty tune with plenty of variations included in the mix.

 

You can purchase a copy of this EP at various places online, as well as stream all 4 tracks on a number of streaming services.

Here it is on CD Baby, from where you can also order the entire EP on CD at a very reasonable price: –

 

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/sharronidol21

– And you’ll find it offered (as a download-only) on iTunes here: –

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/afterglare-ep/id1015681942

Download or stream *Afterglare * – EP by Sharron-Idol on the * Ice Recordings * label – from iTunes.Tweet: Download or stream *Afterglare * -  EP by Sharron-Idol on the * Ice Recordings * label - from iTunes. https://ctt.ec/wM7_4+

– So there we are: Purchase it, stream it, download it – you know you want to. Smile


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