RCA / Palm Tree / Sony Classical
Rating: Thumbs Up
Paired up with Rita Ora’s velvety voice, Kygo brings another summer vacation track as the temperatures start to heat up. Uplifting and almost ethereal, “Carry On” mixes a relaxing mood with melancholic lyrics: “Walking alone and the shores are longing / I miss your footprints next to mine,” continuing in the chorus with “You, you found me / Made me into something new / Led me through the deepest waters / I promise loud to carry on for you.” The base isn’t pounding, allowing for lush instruments to come through and create the chill vibe for which tropical house is well known. “Carry On” makes for a great summer hit that will surely debut at parties, concerts, and poolside get-togethers this year.