Adrian Sutherland “Magic Hits” – surely there’s more to life?

Photo: Judy Sutherland

Magic Hits‘ is the third single from Adrian Sutherland’s debut album of which it is also the title track.   It sees the Attawapiskat First Nation roots-rocker raise the big question – especially “is that all there is?”  It captures a moment of perpetual indecision that can hold life in abeyance “must be more to life than this  / praying for the weekend /  waiting ’til the Magic Hits.

The song, a co-write with Chris Gormley and Matt Gormley, elicited this comment from Adrian Sutherland: “‘Magic Hits’ is such a beautiful song, I just love the melody, and how it came together musically. It’s about wanting something really bad, and working really hard for it, but yet it still remains just out of reach. When it hasn’t quite come to fruition but feels like it’s just around the next corner…” 

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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?
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