Isadora's Dream - Safe Passage
Rock, Art Pop
Overall Impression: Safe Passage is the newest release by the Australian art pop band Isadora's Dream. A gentle and whimsical listening experience, Safe Passage features an upbeat groove, a surplus of tone colors, and an adventurous personality. Its artistic sound fits most comfortably in the worlds of Folk and Folk Rock. This is the kind of tune that seems to radiate with positivity. It relishes in the ups and downs of life, but takes comfort in the knowledge that love always keeps you safe. Jenn Barrett's vocals are incredibly welcoming and boast a storyteller's quality to whisk the listener away to a new land. She is supported by a lively folk accompaniment that stays interesting until the very end. All in all, Safe Passage by Isadora's Dream is a terrifically colorful and spirited new song with transportive qualities.
Strongest Point(s): There are many strong points with Safe Passage. The references to the sea, love, and life all work very well together. They instantly shine with the spirit of a long journey, and ignite a particular excitement in the listener. The music also does a great job of keeping things intriguing. There are always new sounds and melodies emerging to hold attention. Nice work by all involved.
Target Audience Appeal: Fans of Folk, Folk Rock, Art Pop, and Soft Rock will enjoy Safe Passage by Isadora's Dream.
Artist target suggestions: Wild Wisteria, Dire Straits, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, Simon & Garfunkel, The Beatles, Peter Paul & Mary, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Sufjan Stevens, Stevie Nicks, Toto , The Little River Band
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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.