Phrase – Apart

It’s customary for an artist on the promo trail to talk up (or big note) how progressive their new album is. But in the two years since Clockwork floored the hip-hop world, Phrase — aka Melbourne MC Harley Webster — has completely ripped up his past by the roots. Babylon, his third album, throws down the gauntlet to any musician feeling hemmed in by a scene and longing to paint a bigger picture. The first single, Apart, sets the stage for Babylon, as a garage stomper with guitar twists and a chorus sung by You Am I’s Davey Lane — … Continue reading Phrase – Apart

Phrase – Apart (New Single From 3rd Album ‘Babylon’)

Described as a “garage stomper with rockabilly guitar twists”, the lead single from Phrase’s upcoming Babylon album is another evolutionary step in the career of the Melbourne-based musician. Debuted on Triple J the other night, Apart features You Am I’s – Davey Lane on the hook as Phrase further explores his rock tendencies with a louder, more brash delivery of his rhymes. “To me, ‘Babylon’ means a place of beauty and getting to a better point in life. That’s what the record represents,” offers Phrase of his upcoming album, which will include an eclectic cast of guests spanning Jimmy Barnes … Continue reading Phrase – Apart (New Single From 3rd Album ‘Babylon’)