SINGLE REVIEW: Jamie xx – Stranger in a Room

Originally posted on Noise Cannon as part of the Noise of the Week feature: http://noisecannon.com/2015/06/07/noise-of-the-week-010615/

There’s not a lot to this track but maybe that’s one of the great things about it. Among the house beats and rave vibes of Jamie xx’s recently released debut LP In Colour, ‘Stranger in a Room’ is a soothing trance of melodies, with Oliver Sims’ vocals reminding us of The xx, much like Romy’s contribution to single ‘Loud Places’. Nevertheless, those rave ideologies are still present in the lyrics, depending on how you want to read it – essentially this song can be stripped down to your own meaning and make of it as you will, it’s a simple yet well placed track that contributes to a well rounded album from Jamie xx.

 

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