Back in November Australian duo Midnight Pool Party returned with a very cool new tune called ‘Stand A Chance’, which also came with news of their brand-new ep ‘MOTIONS’, and this week they are excited to give us another little taste of that ep with the infections disco-house sound of ‘Slow Down’.
This was one of those tracks that came together quite easily and in no time at all. The idea started with Darren Morilla as he wrote the hook and started with the lyrics, and after showing it to Oliver Dela Cruz the next day they jumped straight into fleshing it out, and they knew straight away that this was going to set a good pace for the new ep.
“I actually wrote the hook and demo one night after a had a few glasses of wine. I remember having fun writing it coz I was dancing along to it by myself in my room. As soon as Ollie jumped on the track, we smashed out the production and we knew it was one for the ep.” – Darren Morilla
“The song came together quite naturally, and keeping with the theme of “Motion”, we wanted the track to continually evolve with each section. This song also features some extra keys from our good mate Allan (Close Counters), who shows off his solo skills and musical theory. His part really elevated the track to another level” – Oliver Dela Cruz
‘Slow Down’ starts out with this warm enticing beat, smooth whispery vocals and a charmingly seductive groove, and before you know it, you’re bumping and grinding to its infectious sounds, with a big smile on your face and not a care in the world.
“Slow Down’ was written at the time I was working things out with an ex-lover and wanted to take things slow. It’s about getting caught-up in the heat of the moment but realising you need to take a step back, slow it down and try to appreciate the situation more.” – Darren Morilla
‘Slow Down’ is available everywhere now including Spotify & Apple Music and stay tuned for Midnight Pool Party’s ‘MOTIONS’ ep that will be heading our way very soon.
Production & Mixing by Midnight Pool Party
Extra Keys by Allan McConnell (of Close Counters)
Artwork & Press Photos by Darren Morilla
Mastering by Jack Prest