Skip to main content

I Don't Want To Be Touched by Chris Ang

 
So, a lovely person called Chris Ang emailed me following my post on Hawthorne by Small Talk. and he (being friends with Small Talk.) asked me if I was willing to do a post about his track I Don't Want To Be Touched. This is a very raw track, it's a song that's topic may be triggering for some, but Chris' story is his to tell not mine, and if you go to the video and read the description you'll read his story, and understand the meaning of the song. What you're imaging the song is about (rape) is actually what the song is about. So, if you find that triggering in a track then please don't feel like you have to listen to the song, but if you're willing to give it a go then please do. I've added that in, just in case it is a trigger for someone! 

Anyway, before I get into the review, I just want to make you aware of something that Chris is doing on Monday (24th August). So, Chris is part of a emo karaoke group called Everything Is Alright and they are hosting a Zoom fundraising event where 100% of the proceeds will be benefitting PATH San Diego which is dedicated to helping the homeless in providing them with food, clothing and shelter. The event will be called "When We Were Young Folk" and the karaoke theme is indie/alt music. You can find the Facebook group here!  Again, no obligations but if you wish to check it out you can! 

Moving on to talking music, I honestly think Chris has a lot of talent and potential and for him to write and put out a song like I Don't Want To Be Touched takes a lot of courage. To turn something traumatic into art is incredible, and I have so much respect for people that can do that! 

This song is very raw and emotional, and although it isn't my favourite genre I can appreciate the track, and I do think it's a really good song. I also think it's nice to see a track that talks about this sort of issue, turned into a song that sounds like this, because normally from my own experience with songs about this sort of topic, they don't tend to have the same vibe and fit the same genre that this song does. It's got a mixture of different genres within it. It's a rap song, but it's also got more indie elements within it as well, and it's a combination that works really well. It's a sad song, but it doesn't sound sad which is a lovely thing to come across. 

I think it's a very unique track, and Chris has done it very well. I do think it's a good song. I do think it's a very mood dependant song because of what the song is about, the context could be a big trigger for anybody that's been through that sort of things. However, I do think it's nice that Chris has turned his story into a work of art. It's a good way of expressing what happened. So, if you think you won't be triggered and you're intrigued please do give a listen and check it out! 

I'm going to give it a 4 out of 5 lemons, it's been done really well, it puts something traumatic into something beautiful which is incredible to see. There's plenty of change and depth in all possible aspect in the song, I do think it's a good song. 

Chris does have another song called Love Drug out now, and there is more music to come soon! So make sure if you're interested that you check out his other music, and keep an eye open for when he drops music again! 

Where To Find Chris Ang:

Instagram
Facebook
Spotify
Soundcloud
YouTube 


Where To Find Me: 
 Here every Monday at 7pm (UK Time)
Twitter
Instagram
My Novel 
For all blog related enquires contact me at myvoicebrandnew@hotmail.com

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Introducing: My Latest Failure

Okay, so My Latest Failure are a band I've mentioned once, possibly twice, but that's it. However, Chris asked me if I'd be up for reviewing their music, so I thought why the hell not! 

My Latest Failure are a punk band from Middlesex, England (London if you're not geographically smart). They combine sub-genres of punk and metal to "produce hard-hitting verses with catchy sing along choruses which we call hardcore injected punk". They are inspired by hardcore punk and heavily influenced by 90s punk rock, pop-punk and nu-metal. This results in their sound having an interesting balance of aggresion, high energy and melodic noise. 
My Latest Failure are a three-piece consisting of; 

Chris Underhill - Guitar and VocalsAndy Hale - Bass and VocalsJamie Boyle - Drums
Now, let's talk music. I actually put Selfish down in the top 10 of the best single in the quarantine awards, so it's very evident that I love Selfish, however, there are 5 other songs out for you a…

Introducing: Light Grey

Oh, hi! Welcome back to another introducing post! Today I'm bringing you Ireland's finest, Light Grey! They followed me on Twitter and one thing led to another and now we're here! Believe me, you're not ready to meet this band. They're insane! 

So Light Grey are an Ireland based trio that consists of;

Ciaran - Vocals and Guitar
Mikey - Bass 
Conor - Drums

They're pop-rock/pop-punk and they're insane! Kinda like Waterparks but better, I'd say if you like modern pop-punk you'll probably really like them! I think they're incredible! 

For fans of - Waterparks, All Time Low, State Champs and Give Me A Reason. 

But let's be realistic, we're here to talk about if the songs are any good... so let's dive into it. 

For reference, Light Grey has 9 songs out currently which is great! We love that! 

So like I tend to do, I'm going to start with the earliest release and work my up to their latest release. 

They released an EP back in 2018 called Beginne…

Introducing: Until You Disappear

Yup, I've found another new band who have somehow managed to make it into my top 5 straight off the bat! They followed me on Insta and messaged me and sent me a link to one of their track and well, now we're here bringing you a post! 

So, Until You Disappear are a pop-punk band from Leicester! We love East Midlands bands here, it's literally why I became a music blog, to show off the local scene! They're a four piece that consists of; 

Edd Hartley - Guitars and Vocals
Dan Robinson - Guitar
Chris Walker - Bass
Harrison Evans - Drums

They have two tracks currently out, and now we're going to talk about those track and what I think of them! 




Up first is Drunk Me. 
Drunk Me is a belter of a track! I'm honestly so blown away with this track, when I first heard it I couldn't believe just how much I loved it. This for me is one of those perfect songs. It's my perfect style. Absolutely adore this track! I love the lyrics and I think Edd has a great voice! You can hear …