SMITH – “Run”: A Blast From the Past with a Modern Twist

As someone who cut their musical teeth on the bedrock of 80s rock and pop, the thrill of discovering SMITH‘s “RUN” was akin to unearthing a treasured vinyl from the golden era of Michael Jackson and Prince. It’s not every day that a song comes along and revives the quintessential vibes of the 80s, all while injecting something fresh and electrifying into the mix. SMITH, with her latest masterpiece, does just that, proving that the soulful spirit of the 80s is alive and kicking. From the get-go, “RUN” grabs you with a beat that could easily have been a backbone for a hit on Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” or a hidden gem from Prince’s illustrious collection. The introduction of a flowy synth line, airy and uplifting, immediately transports you back to a time when music was not just heard but felt. This isn’t just a nod to the past; it’s a full-blown revival, with SMITH channeling the king of pop’s groove and Prince’s undeniable charisma. What sets “RUN” apart, however, is SMITH’s vocal prowess. There’s a certain magic in her voice, an enticing blend of rhythm and psychedelic flair, that compels you to move. You find yourself bobbing your head, lost […]