Now, I’m sure this is something most of us can relate to. You’ve had an argument with your partner, you’re being stubborn, so you end up sleeping on the couch (or the sofa as we British call it).
How many of us can say we’ve swallowed our pride, decided to drop the argument and got back into bed with the one we love? No? Me neither. However, New York singer-songwriter Greer Baxter is looking to change that.
‘I wrote this song about suddenly being at odds with the person you love and trying to make sense of it. We’ve all had a night sleeping on the couch and we wake up in the morning thinking: why would we let a fight keep us apart for the night…?
… It’s about wanting to resolve it before falling asleep and wondering if the other person feels the same’. – Greer Baxter
‘Sleeping On the Couch’ is the follow up to Greer’s successful 2019 EP ‘Bleed’. With a passion for music burning from a young age, it’s clear to see that she’s found her calling.
With a classic pop start, Greer wastes no time in letting the listener know what she’s all about. Her soft, soothing voice partners up with the slow, melodic beat, showing that she understands the production side of music as well as the performance aspect.
As she begins to sing, I instantly thought of Lorde. The two share the same heartfelt voice, expressing their innermost thoughts about the very complicated topic of love.
The catchy chorus makes sure to hook you in and get you listening to every single word she has to say on the matter.
It’s fair to say this is an incredibly accomplished piece of work with an excellent example of how to successfully mix a number of different components into one song.
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