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Looking for some new music that borders on the line of dance music and girt? Want something that feels like someone spliced together P!nk, Katy Perry, and Avril Lavigne? You can get all of that in this newest track from Madyx. It’s a song that touches on relationships and sexual orientation (as well as sexuality) with a gritty rock beat that sounds like a dance song.
I was seriously grooving on this song, and it made me need to hear more music from Madyx. This gal looks like she would be cool to hang out with—that perfect blend of confidence mixed with punk defiance.
Check out Madyx here.
While you’re spending some time getting familiar with “Girl Boy” and Madyx, I highly suggest checking out her cover of Alanis Morisette’s “You Oughta Know.” I’m an Alanis fan, but I dug this cover and thought it was as good as, if not better than, the original.
So, a little about Madyx before I do anymore gushing about this music. Madyx is the creation of Michelle Blanchard, an amazing the singer/songwriter and killer guitar player.
Sometimes, when it comes to a single song release, I’ll just talk about that one song and all of its ins and outs. I’ll share some lyrics with you and talk about the beats and what the song made me feel. What this song made me feel was happiness. It made me want to dance. Most of all, it made me want more. So, I kept listening to those available tracks, and I found some true gems, though I have to say that “Girl Boy” is my favorite.
I like the fun way that the song “Girl Boy” opens with something that reminded me of 80s dance music. Then when Madyx starts singing, you’re absolutely in love. Her voice is amazing and something I’d love to listen to no matter what mood I’m in.
“I wanna kiss a boy; I wanna touch a boy. I wanna blur the line. I wanna make you mine.” There’s your taste of the lyrics. It’s an amazing song and has such a strong and powerful sound.
OK. Now that I got that out of the way, I want to share my thoughts on a couple of other songs form Madyx before you go listen and become an instant fan as well.
One of the other tracks I had to check out was a cover of “I Melt With You.” I love this song, and I think this might be the first time I’ve heard it covered by a female voice. I dug it and feel that Madyx’s vocals are perfect for the song. She has a powerful voice, but she can make it so tender and loving when she wants to—and still keep it powerful. I feel like this cover turned this song into something so much more romantic. (I kind of wish I’d have had this version for my wedding playlist.)
If covers aren’t your thing, check out “Bad Decisions.” This song has a bit of an Avril feel to it, mixed with all of the top 40’s best alternative rock/dance-ish songs. I love the beat to it, I love the lyrics—but I have to say that Madyx’s vocals are really what is keeping me listening to all of these tracks. Such talent. “ I just wanna make bad decisions,” but listen to Madyx isn’t one of them.
Find out more about Madyx here.
If you like this music review, please take a moment to check out some more of my reviews of awesome tunes here on Vocal/Beat. I have new reviews up almost weekly. You’ll find an array of musical genres covered, so you’re bound to find something you like.