Joe Dolman: “Happy For You”
By: Jared Free
September 23, 2019
It’s hard to love and let go. Joe Dolman explores the feelings that come with saying goodbye to your former lover in “Happy for You.” Listen below, Gas Maskers!
The simple combination of acoustic guitar and percussion set up the emotional space of “Happy for You” perfectly. It’s melancholic, yet has just a tinge of hope, encapsulating the pain of sending off someone you truly love. Joe Dolman uses his voice well here, with sparely but well implemented touches of falsettos to drive home the emotional impact. His lyrics smartly tie up the past and present in one affective package. Listen to the track below!
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