Now on Dork Radio...
Launch player | TuneIn
In the mag...
Featuring Spring King, Idles, Slaves, Our Girl and more.
Order a copy
September 2018
Review

Luke Sital-Singh - Time Is A Riddle

Consistently brilliant throughout.
Luke Sital-Singh - Time Is A Riddle
Published: 11:12 am, May 09, 2017
Consistently brilliant throughout.

Label: Raygun Records
Released: 12th May 2017
Rating: ★★★★

‘Time Is A Riddle’, London singer-songwriter Luke Sital-Singh’s second full-length, is a heartbreakingly emotive record. At times easy listening due to its graceful melody, at others uncomfortably affecting, this album is up there in the Julien Baker realms of super high-quality solo songwriting.

Opening with the sombre yet catchy groove of ‘Still’, this LP is consistently brilliant throughout. The tenderness of ‘Til The Night Is Done’ is spellbinding, ‘Innocence’ is a wistful, gorgeous listen, and the title-track – complete with a beautiful piano accompaniment – is deeply moving. ‘Time Is A Riddle’ is a record in which it’s easy to lose yourself; perfect for those introspective long drives and late-night walks, Sital-Singh’s words possess a universal appeal, his tales of love and loss sure to strike a chord with anyone willing to give them their time.

Not content to stick to the standard vocal and guitar/piano formula, however, on ‘Time Is A Riddle’, Luke Sital-Singh demonstrates an appetite for the grandiose. This is evident in the build of the album’s midpoint and peak, ‘Cynic’, which develops into a glorious, choir-backed composition of serious class.

Far better than many similar artists who’ve fully infiltrated the mainstream, Luke Sital-Singh is a performer who deserves to enjoy wider recognition; such is the standard of this LP. It’s impossible not to enjoy songwriting this accessible and honestly delivered. Jake Richardson

Give all this a try

Bad Sounds: Evil powers
Feature

Bad Sounds: Evil powers

Bad Sounds make bangers. As they prepare to drop their debut album 'Get Better', we meet the brothers sitting on 2018's alt-pop motherlode.
The new issue of Dork, featuring Spring King, is out now
New issue

The new issue of Dork, featuring Spring King, is out now

They were on our first cover, and now they're back! Back!! Back!!!
Yeah yeah yeah - King Nun have dropped a brand new track, 'Heavenly She Comes'
New Music Friday

Yeah yeah yeah - King Nun have dropped a brand new track, 'Heavenly She Comes'

It's another certified banger for indie's future kings.
Bastille's new Marshmello hook-up 'Happier' is here
New Music Friday

Bastille's new Marshmello hook-up 'Happier' is here

it's a chart friendly banger under the influence of the man in the helmet.
Like this? Subscribe to Dork and get every issue delivered direct to your door anywhere on the planet.
CONTACT PRIVACY ADVERTISE

© 2018 The Bunker Publishing