SØLYS - Spring
The Canadian based composer and multi-instrumentalist SØLYS (Michael Chambers) shares the perfect song for the season, his latest track, “Spring.”
This neo-classical inspired piece has an uplifting and whimsical tone to it. Where and how the piano takes the listener to is quite delightful and pairs amazingly well with the fresh feelings and sight of the spring Season. The bright piano tone is much welcomed (and appreciated) as it truly captures the hopeful and refreshing feeling, so many of (or at least here in Norway) have missed the past few months.
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