Santiago – Sam Setton
Sam Setton gets evocative with his new single “Santiago”. Starting with what sounds like a personal voicemail, this song immediately brings you into the story Sam Setton is telling.
This message becomes the basis for emotional investment as a vibey synth supports a tightly written (yet frantic) verse.
The story develops- a man in transit, a long distance relationship, and a message that got under his skin. Sam’s vocals in the chorus is bare and emotional, resting on a pure falsetto that rings with truth.
“Santiago” is powerful in its honesty, strong in its writing, and intense in its vulnerable vocal style; it’s a privileged look at a heavy memory.