The latest release by Kenny Sharp, “Nights Like This,” is a captivating pop record that infuses elements of R&B and blues. The track is a prime example of the genre-blending style that Sharp has become known for, fittingly coined as “Brown Liquor Music” after his upcoming debut EP.
The mix of the track is incredibly well done, showcasing Sharp’s exceptional production skills. The song opens with a stripped-back piano and guitar, allowing his soulful voice to shine through. As the track progresses, the instrumentation builds to a smooth, groovy chorus, complete with catchy melodies and infectious hooks. The balance between the different musical elements is spot-on, making for a cohesive and polished bluesy-pop sound.
A dash of sultry lyricism from Kenny Sharp
With its emotive lyrics and sultry melody, “Nights Like This” would fit perfectly into a romantic scene in a TV drama, such as Grey’s Anatomy, which has previously featured Sharp’s music. The song’s relatable themes of love and longing would also lend itself well to a show like This Is Us, where emotional storytelling is at the forefront. The artist doesn’t shy away from adding a dash of sultry to his lyrical narrative as well.
Kenny Sharp’s journey as an artist has been a unique one, starting off as a rapper before transitioning to a soulful singer-songwriter and producer. Kenny Sharp’s musical journey has been quite an impressive one, having opened for notable artists such as Citizen Cope, Wale, the Chuck Brown Band, and WPGC 95.5 ‘For Sisters Only.’ Recently, he also earned a writing credit on the lead single for Durand Jones & The Indications, showcasing his songwriting prowess across genres. With such a diverse range of experiences and accomplishments, it’s no surprise that Kenny’s latest release is a masterful display of his musical abilities.
Overall, “Nights Like This” is a fantastic addition to Kenny Sharp’s growing discography. With its slick production and heartfelt lyrics, the song is a testament to his talent as both a songwriter and a performer. We can only expect to see more exciting things from this emerging indie artist in the future.