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Grey Skies by Hightail


Welcome/welcome back to the blog! Today I'm going to be talking about Hightail and their latest single Grey Skies. Grey Skies was released on Friday (7th May) and this wasn't the first track I've heard from Hightail, this is just the first track I'm reviewing. 

I've always been impressed by Hightail tracks, and always appreciated the sound and vibe they've opted for, and therefore I knew this would be a decent track, and if that didn't tell me enough, then the fact Grey Skies has amassed over 4000 streams since it's release, is enough to confirm to me, that Hightail knows what they're doing. 

The intro alone was enough to grab my attention. It wasn't overly long, it was fast-paced, it was enticing. When the vocals kicked in, it was no different. It was impactful, it was great. It grabbed my attention and sounded exactly like I expected it to sound. It impressed me from the get-go. I love the pace of the track, I love the vibe of the track, and I love all elements of the track. It did everything I wanted it to do, and more. 

Listening to the track reminds me of listening to The Story So Far, but 2011-2015 TSSF, mixed with Real Friends. It's fast, it's heavier than a lot of other pop-punk we see, but whilst still being classic pop-punk. I love the vibe of this track. I love the intensity of it, I love the vocals, the drums, the guitar, the bass, the lyrics, everything about this track is insane. I love this sound, it's what I wish more pop-punk artists still sounded like. 

I think this track is incredible, it packs a punch and does everything I could hope it would do, and more. It's a great track, and it's one that I'm really impressed with. It's clear to see and understand why Grey Skies has gained as many streams as it has, already. It's a phenomenal track, and I'm really impressed with it. I knew it would be good, but I didn't expect it to be this good. I love it, I think it's an insanely good track. 

Overall, I'd give Grey Skies a solid 5 out of 5 lemons. I think it's an insane track, one that really does impress me, and one that proves just how great Hightail are as a band. Their music is insane, and if you haven't listened to them yet, then please go and change that. They're such an incredible band, one that I can't recommend you going and checking out enough. 

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