Something sweet for Valentine’s Day: “All This Time” by Van Bellman

Something just sweet enough, not overly decadent, the perfect Valentine’s Day treat comes to us in the form of a new single from Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter, Van Bellman (Zac Taylor). “All This Time” is broad, expansive and sparkling and features a truly adorable video of a cat fascinated by a record player surrounded by jars of those famous Necco candy hearts that are tragically missing from the shelves of our favorite grocery stores this year. Although, TBH, “All This Time” is tastier than those funny candy hearts.

 

Zac Taylor on the instrumentals we hear on “All This Time”:

“I’m mainly a guitarist but I love writing on piano because I can come across some happy accidents. That’s where the piano riff came from: a toy piano gathering dust in the corner of Mission Sound studio with one broken key, which you can hear in the track if you listen closely. I composed the string section digitally and had my friends Marie Kim (currently playing keys for Mitski) and Andy Baldwin (acclaimed mixing engineer for Björk, Cat Power, St Lucia, yours truly) replace it with actual cello and violin, which is truly a sonic treat in today’s digital age.”

 

Stay tuned for more from Van Bellman and Happy Valentine’s Day ❤

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