The latest track by Sydney Gordon, “I Should’ve Known” is a powerful pop-rock track that showcases the artist’s raw lyricism and emotive vocals. The song explores themes of heartbreak and betrayal in a way that feels both personal and relatable, thanks to Gordon’s collaboration with Matthew T Wiggers.
From the opening notes of the guitar riff to the crashing drums, “I Should’ve Known” immediately grabs your attention and refuses to let go. Gordon’s vocals are front and center, conveying the pain and regret in the lyrics with a raw intensity. The chorus is especially catchy, with its anthemic refrain of “I got no sympathy after the shit that you pulled.” It’s the kind of song that you can easily imagine singing along to at a 80’s glam rock concert, belting out the chorus with Gordon fans across the globe.
Sydney Gordon sings about betrayal of trust
The production, courtesy of matter|baby, is top-notch. The mix is perfectly balanced, with VST synths filling up the stereo field adding a modern vibe to the track. Additionally, the guitar creates layers of ambient soundscapes adding a harmonic element and a sense of urgency to the song. The drums are also a standout, with their steady kick-snare combo propelling the track forward.
“I Should’ve Known” perfectly fits a variety of movie and TV show soundtracks. Its themes of heartbreak and betrayal would fit well with dramas like “Grey’s Anatomy” or “This Is Us.” Overall, “I Should’ve Known” is a powerful and carefully crafted track from Sydney Gordon’s roster that showcases her songwriting and artistic vision. With the emotional edge and infectious production reminiscent of warm overdriven tubes, it’s a song that’s sure to resonate with fans of pop and rock alike. Gordon’s future is looking bright, and I can’t wait to see where her talent takes her next in the indie industry.