A thick haze of strong alcohol fills what’s left of air that’s already thick with despair and heartache. This is the atmosphere to the story of a “Sinking Man”, a man, who is falling deep into the bottle of booze, as memories of good times with his love flash by and painfully remind him of what has slipped from his hands. This story is told by Scarlet Mill!
“Sinking Man” is the newest song by the Dutch duo Scarlet Mill. As they have already shown with their previous singles, such as the stormy “Port Henry” and the chilling “You’re Mine“, Scarlet Mill is a captivating storyteller. When there’s a storm, you’ll feel a storm and that huge sigh of relief when you finally reach the land, and when there is love, you will see all of its sides, including the wicked ones.
In the case of “Sinking Man”, it’s the feelings of loneliness and failure. Melancholic piano chords open the song into the life of a man, who ended up at the harbor during the events of “Port Henry” with his little evil plans. But while trying to earn anything as a session musician at the harbor’s cafeteria and seeking solace from the bottle, he soon finds himself in a downward spiral into doom. Hazy from too much alcohol and the pain of realizing how low he has fallen, the moody guitar chords and somber sax solo sing the theme of a fallen man.
This slow-paced and gloomy glam rock ballad is also the newest episode of the story that’s unfolding in full on Scarlet Mill’s upcoming second studio album.
“Sinking Man” is out now on all platforms, give it a listen today!
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