Tune of the Week breaks down and talks concerning the music we simply can’t get out of our head every week. Discover these songs and extra on our Spotify Prime Songs playlist. For our favourite new songs from rising artists, take a look at our Spotify New Sounds playlist. This week, Tegan and Sara are again with an ode to the music of Coldplay on “Yellow.”
It’s been six (!) years since a full-length Tegan and Sara album. Because the beloved sister duo gears up for the October twenty first launch of their tenth LP, Crybaby (by way of Mother + Pop Music), they’ve began rolling out previews of the brand new period, together with their newest, “Yellow.” It’s no mistake that it bears the identical title as one of the vital well-known love songs in current a long time — Coldplay’s “Yellow” — and is moderately immediately referencing it within the accompanying video.
Nobody’s ever going to stroll down a depressing seaside in a music video for a love music involving the colour yellow fairly like Chris Martin, however Tegan and Sara positive land an excellent homage in their very own visible. It’s a easy monitor led by acoustic guitar and a decent drum machine that retains the lyrics entrance and heart, permitting the story they inform within the music to stay the main target. Bruises and scars fade with time, they level out, and as soon as they’re now not the extreme black and blue, there’s nonetheless a interval earlier than pores and skin is totally healed — a interval the place an space of harm turns yellow.
“‘Yellow’ was written after we started to take steps to heal the bruises we have now each carried with us since adolescence and early maturity — wounds that by no means fairly healed proper and flare up seasonally, sending us spiraling backward in time,” the 2 shared in a press release. “Are we doomed to stay perpetually 15, breaking apart and breaking up? I hope not.”
“Yellow” is an ode to instances in between — therapeutic is commonly a non-linear journey, and it’s actually not all the time a fairly one. Every step of the journey, every day shifting ahead, issues, although, and that’s what Tegan and Sara have so thoughtfully captured right here.
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— Mary Siroky