“Whispering In The Walls” by Spy from Moscow, led by the talented singer-songwriter Declan Feenan, is like a sonic journey into the depths of the soul.
From the very first note, the song’s instrumentals draw you in. Electric guitar takes center stage, producing a hauntingly beautiful melody that threads its way through the entire composition. The drumming in the background maintains a steady rhythm. It forms a solid foundation for the song’s emotional intensity.
However, it’s Declan Feenan’s voice that steals the spotlight. His raspy vocals are a raw, vibrant force. Every word he sings feels weighed down by introspection and contemplation. The texture of his voice adds an authentic, vulnerable layer to the song. You can’t help but get completely absorbed in his storytelling.
As the song unfolds, Feenan’s vocals range from subdued verses to echoing crescendos. This immersive experience makes you feel as if you’re part of the song’s narrative. It’s as though the very walls themselves are privy to the secrets being shared, heightening the song’s emotional impact.
The title, “Whispering In The Walls,” is brilliantly apt, as the music seems to echo the sentiments of the lyrics in a way that feels almost mystical.
Influenced by artists like Neil Young, Sun Kil Moon, PJ Harvey, and Karate, Spy from Moscow shares their penchant for using music as a vehicle for introspection and storytelling. Are you drawn to musicians who wear their hearts on their sleeves and use their craft to bare their souls? Then, “Whispering In The Walls” is the music for you.
Review By: Naomi Joan