Olivver The Kid - Overreacting

Olivver The Kid - Overreacting

This feels like a mix of modern electronic elements and a sensibility from the golden era of synth-pop. There's the city couple wrapped in a codependency, the moment when too much becomes too much and the bubble pops. It's a proxy for coming of age, one decision at a time:

Jump into the ocean
even if you can’t make it back
you are what what you lack
— OIlivver The Kid

This is the perfect conflation of youth and experience, with a style that is sharp, inflected and unassuming. From his experience with The Neighbourhood and his own considerable success as a solo act, Bryan Sammis understands how to write to his strengths and create something with personality.

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