Lukas Graham – 7 Years



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  • Song Name: 7 Years
  • Artist Name / Band Name: Lukas Graham
  • Album Name: Lukas Graham (Blue Album)
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  • Produced By: Pilo & Future Animals
  • Release Date: June 16, 2015
  • Record Label: Copenhagen, Warner Bros.
  • Genre: Memes, Scandinavia, Denmark, Soul, Pop
  • Written By:  Morten Ristorp, Lukas Forchhammer Graham & Stefan Forrest
  • Performance: Peaked at No. N/A
  • Sampled In: N/A
  • Cover By: N/A
  • Remixed By: N/A

Lukas Graham – 7 Years Review

The Danish band Lukas Graham have come across musical continents, this time in the United States. Launching there fairly unusual, but majorly successful hit! Single ‘7 years ‘a rhythmic pop ballad, which instantly captivates the listener into its, majestic and soothing sounds of charms and piano keys.

Produced by Future Animals and Pilo. The central message the song delivers is ‘To be a Responsible Adult, in time with experience’ and ‘Live your live with people, sharing your views’. To the listener, the tune is mesmerizing. It’s one those songs, one would close their eyes and feel in connection with instantly and go like “Hey that’s going to be me!”

Everyone has those days of lonesome, where that period becomes an inspiration to channel those emotions into something positive and lasting. ‘7 years’ is one such example of a very, emotional and thought proving central plot. The track draws inspiration from the bands vocalist, Lucas’s personal account of his life back in a narrative manner, yet resulting in a simple and powerful track with a consistent tone.

The lyrics ”  once I was seven years old, my momma told me, ‘Go make yourself some friends or you’ll be lonely. ” We can observe, he recalls the words his mother has entrusted upon him. The verse continues to elaborate on his experience. The years that went into his childhood, the crazy and reckless times hanging out with his friends.

He continues to speak about, what his father said, in the verse.” Go get yourself a wife or you’ll be lonely “. It clearly shows with the progression of his age. His parents naturally were, nurturing and caring towards the well being of graham. As he vocalizes with such calmness, yet being aware of who is around him in his greatness, proclaiming the verse “Cause only those I really love will ever really know me. ”

Being in US Top 100 songs, the track has received critical acclaim for its progression and his composure to carry the momentum, throughout the process. Inevitably narrating a powerful story, to how it will become when he grows very old, maintaining the subjective of the present all the time.

A track, irrespective of age which can be heard by anyone. At some point would relate to it and feel like a young boy, back in his cradle. Listening to the chimes and enjoying silently.

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