We tend to love neo-soul here at If It's too Loud..., and our latest discovery is Maria Sanchez. Sanchez, also known as Groovy MS, has a unique take on soul. Her latest single, "Hey Love," has all of the elements of classic soul but with a modern sheen. But that's not really what makes "Hey Love" so unique. Sure, her vocals are stunning, but what's unique is how the music, especially the beat, doesn't all add up as smoothly as you typically get in soul. At times the beat seems to demand attention by calling out to the listener.
Maria Sanchez says of her new song:
"Hey Love highlights the battle of ending a relationship with someone because of their endless demands to do things and meet certain expectations. The song vocalizes one's feelings of thinking that they had found the 'one,' but now they’ve decided to forget them and move on with life. It’s almost like the last time they’ll express their emotions and reminisce about times with that person before they just become a distant memory, as the song says.”
You can listen to "Hey Love" below. The song is available as a single via My Grito Industries and Soul Tune Records, and can be found over at Bandcamp. For more on Maria Sanchez, check out the artist on Facebook and Instagram.