Before the chorus even dropped in Cap Carter’s poignantly sobering single “Home” the emotive intensity of the single was already weighing down on me like a tonne of bricks.
The stripped back acoustic-led single explores the harrowing complexities of abusive relationships and finds a way to explore the all too prevalent issue without painting the situation in black and white. Home will stay with you for long after the single has faded out, but it’s not a haunting, it’s a rare experience of finding comfort in resonance which forces you to contemplate the effects of abuse with a brand-new sense of empathy.
Cap Carter’s lyrical depth and compellingly visceral vocals allow him to make a powerful connection with the listener with seemingly effortless grace. The Australian Pop singer-songwriter has a perceptible gift when it comes to making lyrics mean plenty more than what is said.
You can check out Cap Carter’s single Home for yourselves by heading over to Spotify now.
Review by Amelia Vandergast