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Wake Up Call - Review of "Wide Awake" by Samantha Stone

Wake Up Call - Review of "Wide Awake" by Samantha Stone

The latest offering from L.A. based darkpop artist, Samantha Stone is a true gem: a 2:22 single entitled “Wide Awake.” Stone wastes no time unleashing her heartfelt melancholy, accompanied by an incredible drum and guitar groove. Her longing, amplified by the warmth and presence of live instruments, brings a flood of mid-2000’s nostalgia. At the very center of this dreamscape, we find ourselves floating somewhere between reality and the immaterial. Stone’s voice, though distant, pulls us back into our bodies and more importantly, right into another relentlessly catchy chorus. It is somehow mysterious and familiar all at once -- It...