Boston artist Heath240 has shared a new visual for his song "Hialeah." Originally a film school student, he dropped out to pursue music after realizing it was his true calling, pivoting to songwriting and production. The keen eye for detail he displays in his visuals reflects his background in film, with "Hialeah" marking another strong video accompaniment, after his recent release "Ayudame." A vibrant release containing infectious sonics and warmly nostalgic imagery, "Hialeah" makes for a refreshing summer soundtrack.
Upbeat, wistful guitars open "Hialeah", before Heath enters with engaging verses that match the smooth, warm energy of the instrumentation. His melodies are effortless and yet focused and sharply-crafted, playing out infectiously before airy percussion and distorted guitar layers are added beneath for extra dynamics. Merging influences from alt-pop, indie, R&B, and more in an intriguing fashion, "Hialeah" makes for a genre-bending listen that avoids simply being placed in one box. The video for "Hialeah" enhances the track's balmy, breezy feel, using muted, glowing coloration and relaxed shots to capture the nostalgia-inducing mood of a summer evening.
The latest from Boston's Heath240, "Hialeah" pairs graceful, catchy indie pop sonics with an atmospheric visual to make for a cohesive package that is easy to continuously re-visit.