Philadelphia-born and Brooklyn-based alternative maestro Yellow Shoots released “desert rose,” his debut single off his forthcoming LP everything. Propelled by handclaps, vintage Oberheim synths, and smooth falsetto, its sizzling strut scorches on impact.
Yellow Shoots founder, vocalist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Greg Matthews uncovers a catchy and cosmic crossroads between progressive rock instrumentation and soulful R&B crooning. “It’s essentially about being obsessed with someone and building a whole distorted world around that person,” Matthews explains. “You realize it’s all make-believe when you come back down to reality. The object of your affection won’t give you the time of day, but you create a fictitious vision.”
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