Dolapo goes through 'Changes' in love
A very smooth and soulful singer, Dolapo, details a painful relationship and it’s ‘Changes’.
Taken her 5-track EP, A Short Love Story - featuring Hardy Caprio and Louis Rei - this record and ‘Parachute’ are the silkiest of the track list. Containing a lush amount of soul, slow-waving flow, prolonged harmonies, and smoothness. As the EP was released earlier in the month, Sept 20th, the singer now looks to GRM Daily for this 3rd single from the tape - ‘Down’ and ‘Something New’ previously.
This record presents an excellent relaxing atmosphere - everyone needs an R&B playlist for those Netflix nights, and Dolapo’s records suit perfectly. Lush guitars pluck away implementing a softness fused with the other subtle instruments. Percussion comes and goes; when present, it contains fairly sold 808s and prominent kicks/snares - this adds a nice contrast to the softness of the other timbres, and creates a stable rhythm to follow. Dolapo’s vocals are the main attraction. She excels at pushing forward her dynamic voice - when reciting her lyrics, and also when improvising the backing vocals. Her tones are delightful, hypnotic, and sensual. The whole EP is great but this track is a personal favourite.
The visuals incorporate this common, old camera effect that as been floating about recently - a more squared ratio, with a clip in the left-side edge, in a vintage style. It works well here, as Dolaop is reminiscing back on a past relationship; therefore the flashback-type montages fit in nicely. The video contains a lot of great shots and holds a juxtaposition of light and dark - presenting beautiful bright images of Dolapo performing on white linen; to darker images of her in a kitchen, with more mellow, smokier tones portrayed, and nostalgic video being projected on her. This contrast potentially representing the good and bad of the relationship, and/or Dolapo’s feelings on the matter.
Check the visuals below. And go through the tape posted within.