I think it’s common for people to associate songs with certain moments of your life. Some tracks will always remind me of a time of the year or others even a life milestone or notable vacation and experience. It’s not everyday however that a song will forever remind you of your first earthquake…
Earthquakes are not foreign to the United States for sure, but in New England they might just be a once in a lifetime experience. Wednesday night, I was sitting in the library attempting to do some work despite coming off of a long week of exams. Knowing I had to also fix up a post for you guys I was searching around in some tracks I had put aside. On comes “Wild Child” by Wekeed, a soft synth build into a burst of light and airy female vocals just as, I kid you not, an earthquake rumbles through the northeast. If that’s not a sign of memorable music, I’m not sure what is.
The parisian duo Wekeed describes their music as sweaty grooves and sensuality and I can’t argue. Definitively pop electronic “Wild Child” surges on through sexy thumps and graceful drops. Inciting a moment of carefree abandon Weeked reminds their listeners that it’s okay to let loose now and again. Effervescent female vocals confidently declare
“I will be wild like a child:
As the time can fly ”
Hearing these lyrics amidst an earthquake, however small it might have been, reminds me that life’s too short and uncertain to live life in any way other than how I’ve imagined and dreamed it to be. It seems to me that Wekeed gets it, even in their bio they admit that they’re making music in a natural way. They’re just a boy and girl who have been brought together by life and their love of music. They’ve created a track that is certainly a testament to this mindset and I can only hope that their message will continue to flourish in the future.
In the next few weeks and months Wekeed has promised new tracks, remixes and music videos. In the meantime like their Facebook page and if you’re really feeling this track (I know you are) download it on their Soundcloud. I can’t assure you that an earthquake will happen every time you listen but hey it still might be a “moment”.