BERLIN-BASED ARTIST CHRIS DE SARANDY’S “WHO I ONCE KNEW” EVOKES HEARTACHE AND CATHARSIS IN HIS LATEST EMOTIONAL RELEASE
If you’ve ever felt the sting of a lost connection, Chris de Sarandy‘s latest single “Who I Once Knew” is a must-listen. The Berlin-based solo artist pours his heart out in this nostalgic electro-acoustic pop song, unloading his heaviest emotional baggage to date.
The song paints a picture of heartache and loss, as Chris reflects on the changes in someone he once had a deep connection with. He explores male vulnerability with honesty and depth, delving into the pain of realizing that the person you once knew is no longer there.
As Chris croons about standing on fire but unable to move, you can feel the raw emotion pouring out of every note. The stark contrast between the wistful vocals and grainy strings with chugging electric guitar and reverb kicks creates a dramatic and emotional effect that will leave you breathless.
But it’s not just the musical arrangement that makes this song so relatable – it’s the lyrics. Chris spells out the premise of the song in the opening lines, and by the time you arrive at the second verse, you’re facing the truth and coming to terms with the loss.
Perhaps the most emotional part of the song is the middle eight, where Chris references the London bus number 35. He recounts a cathartic experience of writing down his feelings on paper, realizing that the memory was something he needed to let go of.
Overall, “Who I Once Knew” is a powerful and poignant song that will resonate with anyone who has experienced the pain of lost love or a broken connection. Chris de Sarandy’s unique vocal style and masterful use of contrast in the instrumentation make this a song that will stay with you long after it’s over. Don’t miss out on this emotional journey.