Gavin Turek – It’s the Light

This song has been on repeat for me a week or so now. Yeah yeah, everyone might have a little bit of tropical/disco house fatigue, but there’s an authenticity to this song. To me, she comes off as one who’s given a great homage to the disco/soul era rather than trying to grab onto the industry-directed “make it sound like disco” resurgence. Sort of the way Leon Bridges in his early days made everyone¬†think Sam Cooke had come back to life. Combine that with Gavin’s sultry voice, the melody and rhythmic percussions, this track is a solid pop toe-tapper.

By all accounts, she’s a hell of a live performer, so I’m gonna be keeping an eye on her upcoming LP release, and her tour schedule… she’s one to watch.