Fond Of Rudy’s ’22’: A Retro Synth-Pop Gem that Radiates Joy
When it comes to delivering a burst of pure musical joy, Fond Of Rudy‘s latest track, “22,” hits all the right notes. This alt pop quartet, hailing from the vibrant Brighton, London, has crafted an indie synth pop rock gem that’s impossible not to groove along to.
Right from the beginning, “22” immerses you in a sonic wonderland of retro synths that exude joyous vibes. The percussive synth bassline acting as a riff lays a strong foundation, complemented by shiny synths that dance in perfect harmony. The result is a mesmerizing auditory groove that’s bound to make you move. There is some really catchy songwriting going on here and stellar synth riffs that linger in your mind long after the song stops. Fond Of Rudy’s sound is reminiscent of the greats of the 80s, like A-ha, while also reminding one of modern acts like Maroon 5 and The 1975.
The verses of the song, adorned with finger snaps and slightly fuzzed funky percussive electric guitar riffs, seamlessly blends with smooth vocals that tell a relatable story of navigating new and uncertain relationships in your early 20s. And when the chorus hits, those intro synth riffs return with an infectious energy that’s impossible to resist.
“22” by Fond Of Rudy is a musical trip through the highs and lows of young love, wrapped in an irresistibly catchy package. It’s a reminder of the eternal appeal of synth-pop to transport you to a place of pure unadulterated groovy tasty joy. So, if you’re in need of a dose of joy and a groove, make sure to give “22” a spin!