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Review: "Bed of Roses" - ORKID




In her latest single "Bed of Roses," rising artist Orkid weaves a captivating narrative of eternal love and devotion. Through her introspective lyrics, she invites the listener to embark on a soulful journey, painting vivid scenes of a relationship that transcends time and space. The song's opening verse sets the tone, as Orkid sings, "Slowly wait for the sun to set, our sky is burning like cigarettes, hold me close, this is endless." These evocative lines immediately transport the listener to a world where the passing of time and the intensity of emotions blur, creating a sense of timelessness and unwavering connection. The lyrics delve deeper, painting a picture of a couple who are ever-present in each other's lives, unafraid to face life's challenges. "Don't look away, miss a shooting star, over hills where the clouds are far, see the veins of our city," Orkid croons, weaving a tapestry of imagery that captures the essence of their shared journey.





When you press play on "Bed of Roses," it's not just the lyrics that tug at your soul—it's the whole sonic experience that Orkid meticulously crafts. The song carries a heartbeat, with instruments and rhythms that build a cocoon around you, warm and safe. There's a softness to the guitar, and a vulnerability in the piano, and through it all, Orkid’s voice is a guiding light, rich and comforting. The music has a way of wrapping itself around you, creating a space where the world slows down, and all that's left is the feeling of being understood. It’s a tune that’s perfect for those nights of introspection or moments when you just need a musical hug. Take a moment to be swept away by the gentle power of "Bed of Roses" on Spotify, and let this song be a companion for your soul.


Orkid, also known as Matilda Melin is a Swedish indie-electro-pop artist born in 1996. Matilda began her musical journey by participating in the Swedish version of the show 'Idol' in 2013, where she gained recognition and placed 6th. Her music is characterized by its genre-defying approach, seamlessly blending elements of indie, pop, and ethereal electronic influences. Hailing from Östersund, Orkid has established a distinctive sound that resonates with audiences, captivating listeners with her introspective lyricism and dynamic vocal performances.


Orkid has a knack for creating melodies that linger long after the song is over. Since stepping into the limelight, she has been weaving her experiences into songs that resonate with people everywhere. Her journey is a testament to her dedication to her craft, and with each release, she continues to grow and reach new heights. "Bed of Roses" is just the latest in a line of musical gems that showcase her evolving talent. Stay tuned for what she has in store next by following Presence’s social media—you won’t want to miss what's on the horizon for Orkid.


So, take a moment to immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of "Bed of Roses" by Orkid. ​The song's lush, atmospheric soundscape and Orkid's emotive vocals create a mesmerizing listening experience that transports the listener to a world of unwavering love and devotion. The lyrics, with their vivid imagery and poetic cadence, invite the audience to connect with the narrative on a deeply personal level, allowing them to find resonance in the universal themes of cherishing the present and weathering life's storms together.


You can give the single a listen on Spotify in the link below and listen to it in the video above to fully immerse yourself in Orkid's captivating sonic world. The visual accompaniment to "Bed of Roses" further enhances the emotional impact of the song, with its dreamlike imagery and intimate portrayal of the protagonists' relationship.


You can also continue to follow Orkid's musical journey, by following her on her social media platforms and stay connected with her latest updates and upcoming projects. The rising artist's dedicated fanbase eagerly awaits her future releases, which are sure to continue showcasing her remarkable talent and her ability to craft songs that linger in the listener's heart and mind long after the final note has faded.



Written By CJ Taylor



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