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ARIA - "SMILE" (feat. Ariel Jones)

MUSIC FARMER 5 - Review by Adam Jones

A Radiant Beacon in Music: ARIA's "Smile" Illuminates the Soul

In an era where the world often feels adrift in shadows, ARIA, the luminous alter ego of Mariano Schiavolini, emerges as a radiant beacon with his transcendent single, "Smile". From its inaugural notes, listeners are gently cradled and transported into a realm where every note and lyric is a brushstroke on a canvas of musical artistry.


The song begins with a delicate dance between the piano and guitar, weaving a tapestry of anticipation and serenity. As Ariel Jones graces the soundscape with her vocals, it's akin to the first light of dawn breaking the night's embrace. Her voice, a vessel of pure inspiration, soars with the grace of an eagle, painting the sky with melodies of hope.


ARIA's instrumentation for "Smile" is nothing short of a symphonic masterpiece. The trumpets and brass sections emerge like golden rays of sunlight, while the Cuban world percussion pulses with the heartbeat of the Earth, infusing the track with an irresistible rhythm that beckons the soul to dance. Drawing from the rich tapestries of rumba, cha cha, jazz, and RnB, "Smile" is a global serenade, a harmonious blend of cultures and sounds that feels both timeless and avant-garde.


The poetic lyrics, crafted by the gifted Nicolette Turner, speak to the soul, narrating tales of love, fleeting misunderstandings, and the redemptive power of reconciliation. The chorus, a hymn to the transformative magic of a smile, resonates with echoes of anthems like Pharrell Williams’ "Happy". Yet, "Smile" stands in its own shining light, distinguished by its intricate composition and global heartbeat.


The artistry behind "Smile" is palpable in every note. With a staggering 120 tracks, it stands as a monument to ARIA's seasoned journey through the annals of music. The embrace of vintage analogue set-ups bestows upon the song a velvety warmth, ensuring each instrument sings its own intimate lullaby, creating a symphony that's both intricate and harmoniously aligned.

 

ARIA's instrumentation for "Smile" is nothing short of a symphonic masterpiece. The trumpets and brass sections emerge like golden rays of sunlight, while the Cuban world percussion pulses with the heartbeat of the Earth, infusing the track with an irresistible rhythm that beckons the soul to dance.
 

The accompanying visual masterpiece, the music video, is a mosaic of humanity in all its splendor. It captures souls from diverse tapestries of life, each dancing to the soulful rhythm of "Smile", bringing their own unique essence to the dance. It's a visual sonnet of the song's ethos of universal kinship.


ARIA's illustrious journey in the musical cosmos is marked by chart-topping constellations and galaxies of streams and views. Yet, beyond these accolades, it's his unwavering devotion to noble causes that truly illuminates his spirit. "Smile" is more than a song; it's a cosmic dance, an invitation to unite in rhythm and harmony.


"Smile" is a celestial masterpiece that transcends earthly boundaries. It's a song that whispers to the very soul, urging us to find ethereal joy in the simple act of smiling and dancing. With "Smile", ARIA has woven a tapestry of hope and unity that promises to shimmer in the annals of musical history. Let its melodies cradle you, and may its rhythms inspire your heart to dance with joy and unity.


Check out "SMILE (feat. Ariel Jones)" by ARIA below!👇












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