Irish singer-songwriter Lukewarmdaily96 delivers debut single “Peaching,” a minimalistic, acoustic offering that sees him liken empathy to bruising fruit. Enveloped in the warmth of his deep, calming vocals and simple yet poetic lyricism, the song raises the question of what it really means to be a good friend. With music as intriguing as his name, this new talent offers this slice of dreamy music as his first gift to his listeners as he steps into the industry.
A delicate soundscape built on jangly guitars tinged with the gentle sampling of synths creates a hazy escape from the troubles of the world, as he employs an assuring and comforting vocal tones in the repetitive chorus as he sings “I’m bruising with you,”easing into an introverted reflection on the theme of friendship.
With a love for storytelling and goals to refine his capabilities to tell intimate yet relatable tales thorough his music, this up-and-comer who draws influence from the likes of Elliott Smith, James Blake and Alex G, has laid down a foundation of melody-driven instrumentation on this country song.
Despite self-describing it as a song about friendship, he says,“Each person will hear something different in the story and that’s what interests me,”leaving the message of the low-key song open for interpretation based on how it touches the heart of listeners.
Produced independently, with a charming rough edge soften by his inward-looking, wistful voice, “Peaching,” is an enticing taster of much more to come as he preps to drop debut EP Cluck, which is set to bring out his versatile artistry held together by the string of his thoughtful songwriting. An enigmatic artist with heartfelt music invites people in, Lukewarmdaily96 is on the path to big things, and his first step is a success in every way.