BLANKS releases infectious indie pop single “Classic Armstrong”

BLANKS is a Dutch musician with an extensive fanbase, counting over 1 million YouTube subscribers on his Music by BLANKS channel. and millions of streams on Spotify. His latest offering “Classic Armstrong” is a catchy synth pop tune, full of energy and earnestness, and is the third single from upcoming album that will be released later this year.

“Classic Armstrong” starts with a retro inspired drum beat, then quickly introduces us to catchy melodies that only grow catchier by the time we get to the chorus, with vocals and production that are top-notch as usual with BLANKS. The song ends in a somewhat unusual way, as in not with a final chorus, but with an instrumental section with a simple lead synth oscillating between octaves.

The witty lyrics are well-crafted to revolve around the idea of comparing a crush to a melody, and even referencing the soulfulness of a ‘classic Armstrong’ record. The musical allegories continue up to the point where the artist compares the loved one to the perfect melody, stating that he doesn’t mind ‘the key’. To a musician such as myself, that seems like the perfect declaration of love!

The single imparts happy, larger-than life feelings of joy, very fitting for a song that is essentially about a crush.

Photo: Jantina Talsma

Talking about the song, BLANKS says:

Classic Armstrong takes me back to my first crush. The vibe, the sounds, the melodies: it reminds me of the music I listened to when I had my first serious crush. And whenever I listen to those songs, I just want to grab the nearest object, pretend it’s a microphone, and sing and dance along! I hope this song does the same for you!

The single comes with a charming music video, that depicts a cute friendship/beginning of a love story, and leaves us waiting for the next instalment of the story. Make sure to subscribe and follow BLANKS on socials to keep up with the next releases and news about the upcoming album!

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