“(Dance) to the Beat” – Marty Zylstra

Marty Zylstra’s (Dance) to the Beat is an energizing, rhythmic, and catchy tune featuring a mix of neo-soul, indie, and Beatles-esque styles.  The chorus is infectious, and does make one want to dance.

The use of a compressed voice is effective in part because it is not overly distorted, nor lacking thickness.  The orchestration using percussion, backup singers, and a grooving rhythm section lend this tune an air reminiscent of a modern Beatles tune: rife with fresh chord changes, “Ahs” in the background, and phrases such as “it’s alright”–which is not proprietary to The Beatles, but is used in a way they use similar phrases.

Take a listen!  I think you will get hooked.

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