Sexy RnB Grooves from Indie Pop Duo. - Color Fields: Animal
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posted 08 Aug 2020 by Krister Axel
A dynamic and delicate verse leads to a roaring chorus that exposes raw sensuality and a promise of physical union.

Color Fields, made up of members John Torres and Scott Packham, is a two-piece indie-pop group that mixes elements of r&b, rock, soul, and electronic music into a fresh and unique sound. "Animal" is the next single from their debut EP, which was recorded by Grammy-winning producers Jerry Wonda and Peter Katis.

"Animal" explores the social phenomenon of an artificially constructed persona, and what happens when that is stripped away - who are we when the mask comes off? A collaboration with producer Jerry Wonda brings this song even further out of its indie-rock roots, into a production crossover between hip-hop and rnb. A simmering slow-funk groove fuels the incremental breakdown from gentility to aggression, as a dynamic and delicate verse leads to a roaring chorus that exposes raw sensuality and a pledge of physical union.

The video concept for "Animal" was developed alongside director Adeola Alao with help from rotoscoping artist Lindsay Thompson, who contributed the hand drawn-wolf elements that feature towards the end. The video stars Alexander Mulzac and Maria del Mar, as well as the Color Fields duo performing live in a basement restaurant belonging to a friend of the band, while lead singer and guitarist John Torres created the animations that occur during the live performance. "Animal" is a sexy contribution to the debut EP from this duo which promises to be a scorcher.

This song is featured on our Soul playlist.

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Krister Bjornson Axel

Morristown, New York

Paris, France. Madison, Wisconsin. Los Angeles. Ashland, Oregon. Ottawa. I write music, I write about music, and I write code. See also: photography, prose, podcasting. I have 1 gorgeous wife, 2 amazing kids, and many interests.


Recent Awards: 2020 ND (Photo) Honorable Mention, 2020 Accenti Writing Contest Finalist


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