Following its announcement earlier in the month, Dennis Sheperd wastes no time in opening the singles account for his forthcoming ‘Find The Sunrise’ album. ‘I Can Feel’ is the first release to studio-unite Dennis with fellow countrymen Roger ‘Sunlounger’ Shah with a track that’s a classic two-hander created by artists with their own individual sounds, and a clear appreciation of each other’s.
On first spin it’s not hard to see who is bringing what to ‘I Can Feel’s composition. The prowl of its moody bass, its techily-riding percussion and analogue sub-synths have Dennis’s underground-inclined fingerprints all over them. The Balearic longing of its Med-headed drop and the wistful yen of its Shah-leaning song meanwhile are all inherently Roger.
If indeed ‘I Can Feel’ already has a degree of familiarity about it, it’s for good reason. In its original Chillout form, the track sent a subtle but meaningful ripple across trance music’s pond when it was debuted in the closing moments of ‘In Search Of Sunrise 16’. Dennis’s grand plan was always to advance it into a more energized form and here the pair deliver a peak season postcard that’s big on cool grooves, beach feels and summer-sway!
Something that’ll resonate strongly with fans from both quarters, whilst drawing yet more to its flame, ‘I Can Feel’s out now and available through all good streaming platforms via here.
‘Find The Sunrise’ – Dennis Sheperd’s third studio album – will be released in Jan 2021.