advertisement
FYI

Neon Dreams: Turn Back Now

A new single from the gold-selling Halifax pop duo features positive lyrics delivered by Frank Kadillac's warm voice.

Neon Dreams: Turn Back Now

By Kerry Doole

Neon Dreams - Turn Back Now (Dreaming Out Loud Entertainment/Warner Music Canada): The Halifax pop/EDM duo had an eventful 2019. After a series of popular EPs, Frank Kadillac and Adrian Morris released a debut full-length, Sweet Dreams till Sunbeams, toured with Tyler Shaw and Loud Luxury and scored at radio with High School Dropout and About You.


Neon Dreams kick off a new decade with this new single and video, one that just premiered in the US via Billboard.

The track is deeply personal for singer/lyricist Kadillac, who explains in a label press release that it was inspired by his mother's recent battle with cancer.

advertisement

“I was amazed at how positive she remained throughout the entire process. It made me realize the power of positive thinking. I wanted to create a song that would help inspire others facing struggle,” he says.

 “I started watching movies, reading books and listening to music from my childhood that inspired me and made me who I am. I realized they are all heroic. This phrase came up a lot: ‘we came way too far to turn back now.’  I wrote the song based on that concept."

"Life can be challenging. This song is important because we all need a reminder every day that it’s ok to feel sad. As long as you don’t give up you’ll make it through. Some people don’t have anyone to tell them that. I want Neon Dreams to be that band telling you it’s going to be alright.”

His warm and melodic voice is an ideal vehicle to deliver a positive message, and the tune exudes a subtly sunny Caribbean vibe to help us face down a dreary winter.

Earlier Neon Dreams tracks have accumulated over 20 million streams, and the group earned a gold record with the infectious 2016 hit Marching Bands, so there's clearly populist appeal in its eclectic sound.

advertisement

ND open for Walk Off The Earth at Cunard Centre in Halifax on June 11.

Links

Website

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

Publicity: Dave Stelling, Warner Music Canada

advertisement
Valence
'La nuit s’achève' album cover

Valence

Latest News

Music News Digest: Canadian Artists Valence Jon Mullane & Jay Douglas Earn Awards

This week’s roundup of news includes items on Rob Pattee, Voivod, FMO, AMERICANAFEST 2024, Busy Buddies, Andrea Ramolo, Vishtèn Connexions, Boreal and Terry Gomes.

Awards news

The Grand Théâtre de Québec and its partners, the City of Québec, Solotech and De la Létourneau, are awarding the inaugural Bourse Karim-Ouellet to singer/songwriter Valence (Vincent Dufour). The prize was created last Sept., in memory of the late Quebec City-based singer-songwriter Karim Ouellet. It awards a $7,500 cash prize, plus consulting and publicity services from communications firm, and the opportunity for a paid performance at the Grand Théâtre de Québec in 2024. Applications for next year’s Bourse Karim-Ouellet open on Aug. 30, with a Dec. 1 deadline.

keep readingShow less
advertisement