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Review: "Smokescreen" - Hillary Capps

A beautifully haunting track of trying to come to terms with the inevitability of having to hide behind a mask as you grow older. “Smokescreen” is the latest single by artist Hillary Capps and the song is a truly captivating experience. The song is deeply emotional, but still carries a sense of magic within that makes the song entertaining. The song does carry a sense of positivity and finding how to stay grounded. Hillary Capps shines bright in this song and her singing and songwriting abilities are wonderful to experience. If you’re looking for something new and poetic, “Smokescreen” is definitely worth the listen.

From the moment you first hear Hillary Capps singing, you instantly fall in love with her voice. Her voice sounds angelic, and it matches the energy of the song perfectly. A lot of the production and mixing choices on the track really enhance the appeal of it. If you listen closely, you can hear the details in the artistic choices made and it is an example of the level of talent Hillary Capps possesses. The song also follows a structure that feels unique and unexpected. The main melody is very catchy and works well with Hillary Capps' vocal performance. Even though the song is emotional, you still get a lot of joy from listening to “Smokescreen” and it’s worth it to check out Hillary Capps.

Hillary Capps is a New York-based singer and songwriter. She has received a lot of praise for her poetic songwriting and her mesmerizing vocals. Her musical style predominantly consists of alternative pop or retro pop, and she fits into the style very well. Her debut album “The Way Back Home” was released in 2020, and since then, she’s been featured in several articles and has had the opportunity to perform at several festivals. Since the release of her album, she has continued to release EPs and singles. “Smokescreen” is one of the songs featured on her upcoming EP “From the Quiet of the Underworld,” so keep looking out For Hillary Capps and what she does next.

Written By Chantal Charles


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