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Connan Mockasin - I'm The Man, That Will Find You

Connan Mockasin - I'm The Man, That Will Find You

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Published:
Mar 13, 2014
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There's something unsettling about the way the lead single from Connan Mockasin's Caramel plays out. The album cover gives Connan white clothes, a white bed, and Prince's pencil-thin moustache in which to lounge moodily and make "come hither" eyes to his audience. "I'm the Man, That Will Find You" makes good on the cover's implications, with a gooey R&B porn groove underlying the New Zealander's crooning falsetto and vibrato guitar licks.

As the song progresses, however, its hook takes on a more ambiguous meaning. As Connan belts it out again and again with greater intensity and fervor, it becomes less of a sexy assurance than a desperate, childish wail. His pitch-shifted vocals and warbly guitar seem more and more tempted by the idea of losing control, but they bring it back with each refrain to leave the listener either satisfied or instilled with a further sense of unease.

From late-April to mid-May, Connan Mockasin will be touring the United States and Canada with Kirin J. Callinan, before making appearances at Primavera Sound Festival and several UK festivals later in the year. Caramel is out now via Phantasy Sound.

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