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Sydney Sprague has got a take no prisoner’s attitude and a strong musical basis for working her craft with. Listening to her brand new single, “ABomb”, I can’t imagine any performer who storms the building and overpowers the amplifiers with a truly soulful delivery and powerful feminist statements as she does.

One can sense that Sidney holds nothing back and that she is living with us in this world of unfair and unjust chaos, wearing her heart on her sleeve while being strong yet vulnerable to the same emotions, dreams and desires we all share.

If there’s one thing Sidney’s voice is good at, it is in capturing the authenticness of a young woman who is clearly concerned for the world, and especially the female species. Her songs stand by themselves, the only important instrument being her wonderful and unique vocal delivery.

The instrumentation melds electronic and organic sounds together in an upbeat anthem ready to inspire, enlighten and uplift. The level of honesty can’t be ignored. When Sydney has something to say she says it in a way that most people can relate to.

The musical arrangement, lyrical content and the way the song falls together has all the makings for a timeless protest song, unbounded by trends and styles. A total rarity in today’s musical climate. It’s angry, it’s real, and it’s all around perfect.

Her music is sophisticated and intelligent, yet very earthly, and not as artistic as to alienate herself from her listeners.  Sydney Sprague is original, fresh and one-of-a-kind; any attempt to stick a label on her would be futile.

“ABomb” tells you most everything you need to know about one of today’s new creative and conscious recording artists, and is a beautiful song that’s always a pleasure to listen to, over and above the powerful statement it makes. Also check out the stunning video, by Darrin Bush & Natasha Wilson which perfectly suits the song’s overall narrative.

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