Sammi Rae Murciano sings with passion on the sophisticated pop perfection of “Reflection”. Keeping things to the absolute essentials works quite well, for Sammi Rae Murciano’s voice radiates with a great feeling of yearning. With this caring, almost caressing delivery, Sammi Rae Murciano allows the track to possess a meditative quality. Throughout the entirety of the piece her message of self-reflection rings true, and grows to reveal how people sometimes have their entire lives change without even realizing it. Accompanied with a piano and a little bit of electronic flourishes, the song delves into a cinematic scope.
“Reflection” comes into view quite quickly. Percussion hits from far away add to the spacious nature of the track. Sammi Rae Murciano’s voice soars up into the heavens. Various synthesizer flourishes flow with such elegance. Everything simply comes together into a fantastic swirl of sound. With the delicate piano serving as a backbone to the entire sound, the way the piece evolves gives it electro-pop flourishes at pivotal moments. Lyrics emphasize on the personal growth required to truly move forward in life, in the way that a person can see their lives change but only with their own efforts. Towards the final stretch of the piece everything nicely rushes towards a gorgeous, sunny finale. Her metaphors are employed with deft skill as the entire thing comes to a joyous optimistic conclusion.
With a timeless, infinitely tasteful quality to it, Sammi Rae Murciano crafts a thoughtful piece of pop with the lovely world of “Reflection”.
By Jeremy Ahoa