James Arthur came into the music scene after winning The X-Factor back in 2012 and has been making massive waves in the industry ever since. With amazing vocals and a clear understanding of musicality mixed with lyrical genius, he never disappoints! His latest single ‘Blindside’ has done nothing but prove this to be true.
‘Blindside’ is more than simply a song; it’s a visceral journey that takes you to the unpredictable realm of love and heartbreak. If you’ve ever been caught off guard by the surprising twists and turns of love, this song is about to become your anthem.
With lyrics that capture the universal experience of love’s volatility and the epic heartbreak accompanying it, what’s not to love?
‘Blindside’ dives into the delicate subject of love and vulnerability, something James has never shied away from in his career. The song provides a glimpse into the raw feelings that accompany unanticipated heartbreak, expressing the feeling of being caught off guard by the sudden end of a romantic relationship. The lyrics paint a vivid picture of a once-fierce love that has crumbled into ashes, leaving James spinning from feelings of deception, sadness, and confusion.
Blindside is a song I’ve wanted to write for years, about falling in love with the right person at the wrong time. It’s an energetic song with a sad lyric and it really suited this new rawer style I was after.
James on ‘Blindside.’
We all know that James’ vocals are nothing short of spectacular, and in this track, they truly shine! He is known to have amazing control over his voice, and it’s something that has allowed him to leave strong impressions on listeners. With a vocal range to be in awe of, James gives an emotional and powerful performance on the track. Thanks for the emotional rollercoaster, James, we appreciate it.
If you’ve reached the end of this article and still haven’t listened to ‘Blindside,’ then now is the time to do so! Take a listen here, and then be sure to let us know all your thoughts by buzzing over to Twitter @thehoneypop or visiting us on Facebook and Instagram!