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Francis Moon - Let You Go

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Francis Moon is back with a single that leans into their dreamlike tones, but this time with a folksy twist.

The strumming acoustic guitars that open “Let You Go” falsely promise a happy tale. With characteristic melancholy, Francis Pettersson’s voice springs into a hopeful yet tentative place. There’s broken hope, miscommunications, and disappointment in every upbeat turn.

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But that mixed emotion is exactly what leaving someone can feel like, especially when remembering the good times. “Oh, I remember,” they start each verse, building into this reflection. Whether it’s “what you told me” or “the hills and valleys,” looking back is bittersweet. Even the wash of sound reverberating underneath the lyrics mixes emotions into a flashback-like sound.

As they build into the chorus, the hesitation takes a new form. Francis Moon doesn’t want to complete the titular line, “So I let you…” After two attempts, the “go” comes, melismatically cascading around the melody. While there’s still fear in letting something go just to start afresh, sometimes that release is spectacular.

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Stream “Let You Go” below.

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