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Maria Somerville basks in the heat of ‘Brighter Days’

Maria Somerville basks in the heat of ‘Brighter Days’

Ruth Cronin

With every new release, we’re getting more and more excited for Maria Somerville‘s upcoming album.

The Connemara-hailing artist has been gearing up to its release on March 1st with a string of gorgeous tracks including Eyes Don’t Say It and This Way and her latest track Brighter Days is following their lead.

Maria Somerville - Brighter Days

The song opens with lo-fi guitar strums and heavily reverbed vocals which create a vast, wall of sound and acts as an extra symphonic instrument in themselves. It builds slowly, gradually and while it never reaches a climax, it doesn’t need to. It’s merits lie in its feel-good yet melancholic ambiance.

The music video is grainy with suitably low VCR resolution and sees Somerville run carefree in a parkland under sunny skies. Her pet dog makes an appearance, too.

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