SaffeK – “When It Rains”


SaffeK’s powerful, emotive track “When It Rains” is a soulful rocker with impressively soaring vocals and ample mood. The overall rainy-day lonesome vibes remind fondly of Cousteau’s gem “Heavy Weather.” SaffeK, the project of Israel-based frontman/composer Oren Amitai, impresses throughout here. These initial vibes begin to escalate upon a fleeting woodwind line around 01:20, with a thunderous rock segment emerging less than a minute later. Organs, guitars, and rousing vocals converge here for an exhilarating feel. Tender guitars close this one out in engrossing form. “When It Rains” is a great piece of songwriting from SaffeK.

The track comes via the album All Too Human, which you can stream in its entirety below:

“When It Rains” and other memorable tracks from this month can also be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of February 2020’ Spotify playlist.

The track is also featured in the genre-based, best-of Spotify compilation Emerging Indie Rock.

Mike Mineo

I'm the founder/editor of Obscure Sound, which was formed in 2006. Previously, I wrote for PopMatters and Stylus Magazine.

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