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ANIMAL FEELINGS SHARES HIS HONEST NEW EP TITLED ‘SOFT TOUCHES’

The third EP from Australian producer Animal Feelings (Oli Chang) titled ‘Soft Touches’carefully crafts together honest love songs that discuss relationships and all their drama. In comparison to his piano driven EP ‘Love Cubes’, ‘Soft Touches’ moves Animal Feelings further towards the lush electronica realm and focuses more on his relationship with his collaborators. With Oli’s talent for finding compelling vocalists, the EP features four artists from around the world, having engaged with them on previous works, or meeting serendipitously busking on the streets.

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Opening the EP is the title track which works in infectious vocals and touching harmonies from long-term collaborator and fellow Sydney local Thief. ‘Moment feat IRO’ is an emotional rollercoaster, with contrasting beats throughout the track, while ‘Divine Love feat. Nomi Ruiz’amplifies his future pop tendencies. The fourth track ‘Falling feat. Thief’ transitions from smooth traditional piano chords leading into ambient and sombre electronic progressions, all whilst exploiting Thief’s powerful vocal range. Finishing the EP is ‘Angel’ which is featuring the husky vocals of UK vocalist Adam Masterson.

The EP overtly discusses love and its troubles while reminding us of the importance of letting go and living in the moment. Animal Feelings on the EP “Soft Touches is a collection of tracks I wrote in Sydney and NYC last year with singers IRO, Adam Masterson, Nomi Ruiz and Thief. Lyrically most of the tracks are inspired by real life relationships that my co-writers and I have experienced in that past few years. Personally I came out of a very long term relationship and I drew from that a lot for this record. Break ups are weird when they’re your own. It’s like a death in the family that makes you question who you are and what you’re doing with your life. Like sex and partying, making music can be a form of escapism that kills the grief and pain. I guess this music is my attempt to numb what was going on in my personal life”.

Soft Touches EP’ is out now on Tinted Records.

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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