Note: This song, written by Mick Orton and Tom Kelley, has always been well received. AKADEMIA recognized it as the best pop song for July of 2018. So it is no surprise that it will be included in our live set when venues open up again and we can perform it. Radio Airplay professional, Jon Wright, gave it this great review! It should be noted that the tracks were recorded by THE SILVERS and produced by Drew Youngs at EARTHWIRE Studios.
The song WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? which is on the SOUL SURRENDER album may be heard here!
The Silvers bring their characteristic charm and fun-loving sound together with surprisingly confrontational lyricism in their original song, Who Do You Think You Are? Smooth vocal harmonies, and a bouncing progression mingle with bright harmonica ornamentation as The Silvers call out the song’s central character and demand to know, Who Do You Think You Are?
Excellent song structure here! The development throughout is nice, and the contrasted tonality of the chorus sections maintains listener attention nicely. Great vocal harmonies as always, and skillful instrumental work. Strong mix, plenty of space in the sound. Love the lyrics for this one! The casual and warm-toned examination of the song’s character belies a pretty universal sentiment, giving words to an impulse that few people follow through on. Really great work!
Area(s) of Improvement:
Honestly, there’s little to nothing that distracts from the overall concept and experience here. Great stuff!
Target Audience Appeal:
The Silvers have a timeless sound – completely unique and full of charming wit! Their original track, Who Do You Think You Are?, stands to connect with listeners who seek laid-back and quirky rock with classic tones and warm energies, while the lyrical content and contained sentiment offer a bit of catharsis for anyone who’s wished they could tell someone off! Awesome work, thanks for submitting! – Jon W.
Artist target suggestions:
Cake, They Might Be Giants, Weezer, Spoon, Beck, TV Stars, Dr. Dog, Dan Auerbach, Yo La Tengo, Fruit Bats, O.A.R., Better Than Ezra
About the Reviewer:
Jon Wright is a trained multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and music educator with nearly twenty years of experience in the field. Working with musicians and their individual sounds is his passion and profession, and he strives to interact with and understand every aspect of the production process – from theory and songwriting to recording and mastering. He continues to teach students of all ages and is currently collaborating with artists in a wide variety of genres.