JesusFreakHideout Review of “Full Circle”
JesusFreakHideout Review of “Family”
“… Now as a new decade, and a world-wide pandemic is upon us, she returns once again with the delightfully sunny pop tune, “Family.” Timely is a good word to describe this upbeat slice of infectious pop. As the world is social distancing, for better or worse we are all spending more time with family. This is both good and bad, as it is our family who knows us best, and thus which buttons to push, often alternating between a crucial lifeline and inescapable irritant. Here, Ayiesha is focused on the positive impact that our family can and does have on us. During the pre-chorus she proclaims resolutely, “See, I know I’ve got you/You know you’ve got me/Whatever we go through/We gon’ always be/Cause we are a family.” It’s a simple sentiment, but its simplicity doesn’t take away from its sweetness. Later in the song, Woods further drives home the meaning of family as people we can count on singing, “We celebrate each other when excelling/We pick each other up if we’re failing/Don’t you know we have an understanding/Long as we’re together we are winning.” These joyous declarations are all supported by a catchy pop melody replete with finger snaps and a dance-inducing beat.
Overall, this is a strong song at a much needed time and in history, and this reviewer for one is hoping she has more exuberant songs of encouragement up her sleeve in 2020, as this world is desperately in need of hope. Add this one to your active playlists immediately, and allow it to lift your spirits when you need a little pick-me-up.”
– Review date: 4/16/20, written by Josh Balogh of Jesusfreakhideout.com
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