Folk-pop artist Ian Janco came out with his first single in over a year recently, titled, “Something New”. Inspired by artists such as The Lumineers, Bon Iver and Ray LaMontagne, Ian creates acoustic-centric music with lush soundscapes in his productions. He’s well known around the world for his 2019 singles – Keep out the Cold and Different Kind of Love, that have received millions of streams. In his latest release, he explores relationships, love, and heartbreak, always seeking something ‘new’ along the way; an uplifting track for your indie playlists!
“It’s been a while since we first locked eyes/ It’s been a while, so it’’s no surprise / You’re looking for something new”.
For those familiar with Ian Janco’s music, it’ll come as no surprise that “Something New” is a mix of melancholic vocal melodies and vibrant instrumentation. The track has a somewhat upbeat groove right from the start. Ian shares his journey of heartbreak and self-introspection in an emotional and passionate way here. The mellow instrumentation builds to uplifting choruses and harmonies as the track progresses. With a clean mix and intricate production, it sure does seem like Ian has found a sound that suits him perfectly.
He incorporates modern pop effects and transitions in a very subtle way on this track, creating a perfect blend of elements both folk-reminiscent and new. Additionally, the rich string melodies build an exciting energy in the chorus and outro; a top-notch production. “Something New” brings back a lot of the calming, inspiring and uplifting sounds of indie-folk, along with a mix of infectious pop melodies. Ian’s back with an amazing song and his fans must surely be eager to hear more from him soon.