Today’s featured track is an honest upcoming single based on gratefulness, about looking around us and identifying all of those that have stood by our side. Extremely personal and charming, Gavan Waldby’s “Thanks For That” is a show of affection to the women who have in one way or another influenced him and had his back. The track has a complex harmony that reflects each of their personality, and Waldby’s vocals and his guitar transmit his emotions in a touching manner.
Frequent followers of the blog may be able to identify what makes Gavan Waldby’s music truly special. His last single Why Don’t You Care About Me serves as an example of the sound he has built: touching and personal music inspired by personal experiences. His music transforms according to the psychology of the song and the dominating emotions. “Thanks For That” further develops his sound by adding a charming woodwind section that serves perfectly in conjunction with his signature vocals/guitar.
It was inspired by a tragic event in Waldby’s life. Luckily, his wife, sister, and daughter were right there for him, which inspired him to dedicate this song to them, which was in turn written alongside his sister. Writing it was a rollercoaster of emotions due to the personal and emotional background of the song, one we can understand just by listening to the song.
“Thanks For That” features four main sections dedicated to each of the important women in Waldby’s life. Each section features subtle yet effective transformations in harmony, instrumentation, and melody depending of each one of them. The first one is dedicated to his wife, in which tenderness is the dominating emotion, represented by the organ and woodwind in the harmony section. A change to a brighter key serves as an introduction to the second part which is dedicated to his daughter.
With this key change, Waldby successfully represents how her smile is able to light up every room. The third part is a playful one dedicated to his sister who also sings the backing vocals in this section! The final section includes bittersweet memories of Waldby’s late mother. The most touching part of the track is full of remembrance of those who are not with us anymore.
““Thanks For that” is the most heartfelt song I have ever written. It’s my way of saying thank you to the women in my life that look after me and have my back. My wife, my daughter, my big sis, and my dear late mum…”Gavan Waldby
“Thanks For That” is honest, touching, and personal. It is a track that you must hear immediately! Make sure to
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