Box + Jack Winters – “Forest Boys”


“Forest Boys” enamors with a lushly entrancing vein of folk and pop. The track is a collaboration from Box (a singer/songwriter based out of Torrance, CA) and Jack Winters, whose guitar work throughout lends atmospheric, dreamy qualities. The heart-tugging guitars and slight orchestral backing provide an enchanting feeling in the intro, paving way for the serenely enjoyable vocals. An eerie melodic turn around 02:30 diversifies with quality results, with guitars and synths additions continuing to dazzle thereafter. “Forest Boys” is a hypnotic success from Box and Jack Winters.

Per the artist, the track is described as: “Nostalgic sounds about a childhood in Japan representing bliss and obliviousness and facing the present reality of adulthood.”

“Forest Boys” and other memorable tracks from this month can also be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of March 2021’ Spotify playlist.

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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