Sofia Dragt - We Remember Now
An efficient, bouncy rhythm anchors Sofia Dragt’s assured voice on the powerful “We Remember Now”. The clarity of her vision feels outright beautiful to see. With nods to a retro 90s pop quality to it, her work stands up nicely against similar artists like Fiona Apple and Alanis Morrisette, though hers has a tenderness that those two tend to avoid. Piano neatly punctuates the sheer power of her words and the rhythm has an easy-going quality to it. Best of all the buildup of the track has a gracefulness to it.
Piano and static beats intermingle right in the very beginning of it all. Bass has a Postal Service aspect to it, subtle yet quite sustaining. Her voice takes a commanding lead of the entirety of the piece for the many layers work in unison to deliver something straight from the heart. From there the inclusion of the drums feels emotional, as the sudden burst of energy further adds to the cinematic scope of the piece. Never stopping, the song double-downs on its determined presence ensuring that it all has a peaceful quality to it, as the sprawl of the piece has a theatrical presence to it. Interplay within the group itself has a delicacy to it, for every single gesture matter, further adding to her intriguing poetic lyricism. Guitars have a dreamy haze about them for they soar up into the sky.
“We Remember Now” has a delicacy to it where Sofia Dragt’s vocals have a loveliness to it all.