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Luke Tangerine & Matthew Mirliani - “California” ~ A dreamy ode to the Golden State's allure, blending nostalgic yearning with contemporary allure!

Teleporting us from the "non-existent city" to the "Safe" sunny vibes of "California" this week again is none other than Frankfurt-based 'musical virtuoso' Luke Tangerine, this time teaming up one more time with the New Jersey-based singer-songwriter Matthew Mirliani. "California" beckons with more than just a melody; it's a lyrical journey through the modern-day allure of the Golden State. The collaboration captures the essence of California's dreamy landscapes and sun-kissed horizons, blending nostalgic yearning with contemporary allure.

The song opens a window into the allure of modern life, painting pictures of sunsets above suburban rooftops and Friday night gatherings. With a nod to the iconic California skyline and endless blue skies, the lyrics evoke a sense of longing and nostalgia for the Golden State. The imagery of movie-like views from childhood days adds another layer of nostalgia, as the narrator reminisces about dreams of returning to California's embrace. The lyrics capture the essence of summer vibes, inviting listeners to bask in the warmth of memories and the promise of new adventures.

While paying homage to the dream-pop music scene, Tangerine surprises listeners with his unique sonic direction. The instrumentation in "California" showcases his expertise, with synths reigning supreme in every segment, creating a soothing and ethereal backdrop for Mirliani's mesmerizing vocals. Mirliani's voice glides effortlessly over the instrumentals, adding depth and emotion to the composition.

With its blend of dreamy melodies and contemporary allure, "California" is really a poetic ode to the timeless allure of the West Coast. As listeners embark on this musical journey, they're transported to a world where blue skies and endless possibilities await, reminding us all to hold onto the magic of summer dreams. Listen below and experience the magic!

Listen to "California" on Spotify & YouTube here -

You can check out Luke Tangerine’s website here:

A brilliant addition to the repertoire -

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