Mirk - "Let It Go" (audio) (Premiere)

by Brice Ezell

23 February 2015

Nope, there's no "Frozen" cover here, just a jubilant slice of neo-soul/pop by the Albany, New York outfit Mirk.

“Let It Go” marks the second single Mirk has released in anticipation of their third studio record, Run. Now, before you roll your eyes at what is yet another cover of the ubiquitous Frozen track, fear not: Mirk’s “Let It Go” shares only a name with that sing-along standard. Their tune is a prime cut of neo-soul, with a summertime mood and ace backing vocals aplenty.

The group regularly performs 75+ concerts per year, which means that the seemingly unbounded energy exuded by “Let It Go” will be available to be seen, heard, and felt in a live setting—don’t miss out.
“While recording ‘Let it Go’, we used the open spaces in the Historic Washington Avenue Armory to get really clean and sweet natural reverbs,” says lead singer Josh Mirsky.

Bassist Kate Sgroi adds, “This is one of our favorite songs to play live. People really seem to connect to the message and the energy of the track.”

Run is out on 10 March.

You can download much of the band’s discography at the pay-what-you-will price via Bandcamp.

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