Hi Tide - Island In The Sun
Pop, Country Pop
Overall Impression: From the first few strums on the guitar, Island In The Sun by Shane Allenger and Hi Tide burrows its way deep into your permanent memory. A definitive ear worm, this new tune has a positive sound and attitude that fans of Modern Pop and Country Pop are sure to enjoy. It has the approachability of an old friend and giddiness of a new romance. Containing the slightest twang and no shortage of charm, Allenger carries the melodies with an enchanting ease. He immediately sets the tone and puts the listener in warm and relaxed state of mind. Of particular note is the tune's unforgettable hook. It is incredibly catchy, familiar, and undeniably sweet. It is one of the many strong qualities that makes Island In The Sun easy on the ears, and a joy from beginning to end.
Strongest Point(s): The sweetness of the lyrics and Allenger's voice are perfectly matched. This is a song that makes you feel great when you are already feeling good. It has a familiarity that is incredibly welcoming. The production level is also very high. This tune is polished, void of any rough edges, and ready for listen by fans all over the globe.
Target Audience Appeal: Fans of Pop and Country Pop will dig Island In The Sun by Shane Allenger and Hi Tide.
Artist target suggestions: One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus, Toby Keith, Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen, Taylor Swift, Jimmy Buffett, Jason Mraz, Kenny Chesney, Jonas Brothers, Miranda Lambert
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About the Reviewer:
Zachary Larson is a professional guitarist and multi-instrumentalist in New York City. He performs frequently on Broadway and has toured with several musicals, onboard cruise lines, and as a classical chamber musician. His recorded work spans across Classical, Musical Theater, and Pop music. He holds a Master’s degree in music and has been part of the Radio Airplay team for two years.