by: Rachel Narozniak
Apr 15, 2019
Temporalities fold in Mark Ronson‘s newest release, “Late Evening Feelings,” a production that wields the novelty of a new single, though simultaneously effecting an old-college really feel. The second song off of Ronson’s subsequent extended-type project, Ronson’s self-professed collection of “sad bangers,” Late Evening Feelings, the eponymous supplying enlists Lykke Li. Tonally, “Late Evening Feelings” is an undeniably groovy quantity that harnesses vintage, ’70s disco funk. Lyrically, the single tells a distinctive story. The tune’s vocal raconteur, Li pines for a really like lost as she laments her smoldering need to choose up the telephone to dial the digits of her former flame.
It is straightforward to overlook that “Late Evening Feelings” is a melancholy track at heart: the retro flair creates a spirited sort of wistfulness that, paradoxically, feels superior. The old college spunk, even so, is a momentary distraction. Ronson puts the “sad” in “sad banger” at song’s finish, when he foregrounds Li’s mellifluous vocal, to spotlight the inescapable blue nature of the track’s lyrics.
Ronson’s initially solo album considering that 2015’s Uptown Unique, Late Evening Feelings is slated to arrive in complete on June 21.
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