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‘Riot’ by Stranger Attraction: The Indie Anthem Redefining Musical Rebellion!



Stranger Attraction Ignites the Indie Scene with ‘Riot’ – A Harmonious Blend of Melodic Rebellion and Synth Serenity

‘Riot’ is a single from Stranger Attraction that plays at the forefront of the indie landscape. The song is bold, full of vibrant colour and shifting changes, but the underlying energy is soft and sweet like dewy melon. The track flows incredibly, lighting its way with dashes of percussion that spark off the melody and send streaks of tone into the dark night. The vocals are sublime in the low mids, they saunter and stride, they bow their sound down low and they search for openings in between the beat to take a pause and sing. Stranger Attraction is pulling out all the stops here, the single is a crafted work, and yet it feels so honest and natural. Nothing is forced, it feels right.


The synth shimmers down the street and you see it a ways away. It turns the distance a murky purple, then it begins to flow with a beat, a startling but steady pace that gets your heart in time. The flow is unlike anything else in the genre, this synth-like indie vibe space, but it works for ‘Riot,’ as the whole single comes together under its flow. It’s not, as the name may suggest, a song about breaking windows and sticking it to the man. Though you could take it there if you wanted. No, I’d say it’s more about rebelling against the norm, finding your own path and barrelling down that path as fast and as powerfully as you dare to.


Stranger Attraction has a quality that is just out of reach for mere mortals like us. ‘Riot’ is a display of this quality. On the surface, the song feels so simple, but the longer it plays and the more you open it up, the wider your eyes get and the deeper your smile. ‘Riot’ is indie at its peak, a splendid show of honest music for the dreamers inside all of us.








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