The DNCE SWAAY EP is Here: Our Review

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The new funky group DNCE has released its SWAAY EP featuring the hit song "Cake By The Ocean," and it's a vibrant four-track introduction for the Joe Jonas fronted band.

(Album Stream Below)

"Formed in the summer of 2015, DNCE, which also features guitarist JinJoo Lee, bassist/keyboardist Cole Whittle, and drummer Jack Lawless, was born from Jonas's long-brewing plan to launch an offbeat pop project inspired by the melodic R&B of Earth, Wind & Fire and Hall & Oates," according to DNCE.

Jonas sold almost 17 million albums worldwide with The Jonas Brothers band that later on separated. Jonas is now pursuing a new endeavor with DNCE an eclectic group of artists who are creating exceptional feel good music.

The sound is not only a grown up approach to music, but a fresh sound that is prime for radio hits. Today DNCE releases its SWAAY EP with four incredibly catchy tracks.

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The SWAAY EP's breakout single "Cake By The Ocean" is upbeat and one of the catchiest tunes of 2015.

It's light and frankly the electronic and funky mix is quite lively.

It's followed by "Pay My Rent" a song with an undeniable disco/dance feel that mirrors the catchy and upbeat nature of "Cake By The Ocean." It's not just about the sound either, the group infuses sexy and soulful lyrics creating a combination that is pleasureful to the ears.

"Cake By The Ocean"

"Toothbrush" is clever and really highlights a situation that often arises for everyone at least once in their lifetime. It's about the morning after a wild night of letting someone spend the night. The next morning can be a little awkward with that special someone rushing out.

Instead, DNCE suggests that the meeting should be smoother and so should the next morning. "Jinx" is a subtle conclusion to the successful debut SWAAY EP from DNCE.

There is a clear sense of identity in DNCE and the music reflects that identity without fillers or persuasions.

You can check out the SWAAY EP below and let us know what you think about DNCE's project in the comments section.


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