William Wild is an indie/folk artist based out of Knoxville, Tennessee. His song “On An Island” is an exquisite release from this artist.
The song stays fairly mellow, but has a passionate drive through the guitar and interesting drum sounds. Throughout the song, the production progresses, creating a sonic narrative through the instrumentation. Wild’s voice is unique. It feels very comforting and raw. His lyrics are filled with intriguing imagery with lines like, “oh how many days float away out across the water” and “I felt it in my bones/ water was breaking up against my ankles.” Through this song, Wild truly creates a magical place that feels simply liberating.
Be sure to check out “On An Island” by William Wild!