Nashville Singer-Songwriter, Ryne Norman, Drops Vibrant Single "Stranger Things"
Raised in Phoenix and currently based in Nashville, singer-songwriter Ryne Norman has a knack for extracting the most vibrant sonic details from a slew of genres to perfect a distinct, captivating sound. Last week, he released "Stranger Things," the first single off his upcoming debut album, Red Mountain.
"Stranger Things" opens with a punchy 80s rhythm, psychedelic and otherworldly, a trope that carries throughout the rest of the song. Norman's voice comes in, an impassioned pop-punk delivery howling lines like "How did you manage to sink your teeth into me? / It's 2 AM and I'm losing all kinds of sleep." Jangly percussion shimmers distantly while buzzing synth and rhythm guitar take the lead, electric instrumentation piling on top of Norman's edgy love story. Mini jam-sessions occur during the instrumental solos, vibrant and intense in their quick progression and impressive layers. For three and a half minutes, "Stranger Things" invents a catchy catch-all of musical magic. Funky electrifying beats merge with 80s dance-pop rhythms, all mashed together with angsty vocals and blues-rock influence. The result is a dizzying, addictive anthem packed with major intricacies.