Kindness, “This Is Not About Us”

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 09.03.14 in Listen to This

Adam Bainbridge starts his new Kindness single out simply enough: perched in front of a piano, pouring his heart out about a relationship he’d like to put a stop to. But then that beat kicks in; a sample constructed from scratch, it features a few limb-loosening drum lines from Carl Lemar Carter, an LA-based drummer who’s played with Joss Stone, Carrie Underwood, Inc. and Raphael Saadiq. Simply put, it’s yet another example of how Bainbridge could become a serious ghost-writer if this whole solo career doesn’t work out. Until then, we have the rest of Otherness to look forward to on October 14…