If you’re like me, you’re always looking for a new track to vibe to while doing meaningless tasks (example: work, grocery shopping, walking the dog, filing taxes) and this new track by Barbarian definitely satisfies that need.
“Call You” is the first single release by Barbarian, an Algerian artist who grew up in a Parisian suburb. The lyrics are sad but also powerful, set to the rhythmic motions of a true dance track. What you get, then, is a tune that hits the heart in more ways than one, making you feel truly alive.
The lyrics in “Call You” are an epic battle cry of a secret love, with the instrumentals gathering like a raging army at the gates of an unsuspecting heart. If you’re wondering what you’re hearing it’s a Japanese koto drum, and it works; it just works.
“Growing up, and today still, I’ve always been more comfortable with emotions put to a rhythm than emotions expressed. I’ve been called many things because of that. Music to me is deeply a matter of emotion – I can find myself moved by songs that are made to dance. Quite often actually.”—Barbarian
With haunting synths and lyrics that fill you with nostalgia, Barbarian brings both sex and sadness in the tune “Call You.”
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