“1999” by the prodigal artist, Carson Ferris is a captivating musical time machine that whisks us back to the carefree days of the ’90s. The production is done by Mykyl, mixing by Adam Turley, mastering by Eric Disero, engineering by Maren Gayle, and vocal production by Jen Marco. Carson’s new single is a collaborative masterpiece that channels the spirit of a bygone era.
The song’s title alone, “1999,” evokes a sense of nostalgia pop, and it doesn’t disappoint. From the very first notes, you’re transported to a world of high-energy pop anthems and infectious melodies. They harken back to the heyday of boy bands and pop divas.
“1999” cleverly weaves a double narrative. On one hand, it reminds us of iconic elements like “love songs with soulful harmonies,” and “mixtapes.” The catchy song pays homage to the iconic boy band *NSYNC. It also references calling “on a landline” is a charming nod to the pre-smartphone era.
Yet, beneath the surface, the lyrics hint at a longing for a simpler time. With a desire to reconnect with love, he encapsulates in the line, “Call you baby one more time/Wish that we could just turn back the time/So can we hit rewind?”
“1999” is a feel-good anthem that exudes positivity and a sense of togetherness. If you were a fan of the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears in their prime, you’re in for a treat. So, if you’re looking to take a trip down memory lane with a modern twist, give “1999” by Carson Ferris a listen.
Review By: Naomi Joan