Moving On is the new single for emerging Australian music artist Aaron Ford. The singer-songwriter’s new track is a contemporary pop hybrid that utilises classic mainstream pop-rocktropes and marries them to a lush and emotionally charged modern production treatment.
As the rising star says about the new song, ‘I created Moving On as a sort of anthem for my subconscious. A self-indulgent, but retro internal monologue to ensure that I kept (and keep) taking another step forward. It talks about leaving a love behind, it has an uplifting vibe that screams freedom and empowerment.
The original demo had a more sombre feel which never quite sat right with me so I’m glad that the right ‘feels’ managed to creep in there. Like the lyrics of the song ‘I will be strong. That’s what I want you to be.’Taken from his forthcoming debut album, Moving On is a testament to the young musician’s songwriting abilities and his powerful vocal skills.
Moving On features a melodic structure that displays the full range of Aaron’s voice, which enhances the melodies, the lyric and the overall dynamic of the track.In Ford’s own words, Moving Onemerges as an introspective anthem, a beautifully crafted internal monologue that consistently propels him forward. The lyrics transcend the boundaries of past love, emanating an empowering and liberating energy that resonates deeply.
‘‘ At the core of Moving Onlies its melodic structure, with the chorus hooks serving as the emotional anchor.
Notably, the song underwent a noteworthy transformation from its initial demo, shedding its sombre tone. Ford expresses his genuine delight that the final version captured the intended sentiment flawlessly. As he aptly summarizes, ‘I will be strong. That’s what I want you to be.’ At the core of Moving Onlies its melodic structure, with the chorus hooks serving as the emotional anchor.
Through sustained notes and a meticulously constructed musical backdrop, Ford’s delivery evokes heightened emotions and resonant vulnerability. His intention for the chorus was to soar, a element that remains understated yet unequivocally clear. Delightful lyrical flourishes gracefully adorn the song, sprinkling touches of whimsy throughout. Moving On is an authentic jam—a heartfelt compilation of sentiments that encapsulates the profound depths of emotions often challenging to articulate.
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