TRACK REVIEW: Sonny Tennet – Sick Note | NARC. | Reliably Informed | Music and Creative Arts News for Newcastle and the North East

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Sick Note is Sonny Tennet’s poignant tribute to those suffering from mental health and substance abuse issues. Released during Mental Health Awareness Week, the song delves into the struggles surrounding these topics which Tennet has shared are faced by his peers, but also many others.

Featuring rich harmonies, this hard-hitting track is laced with Sonny’s characteristically buttery vocals and a pleading motif of “carry me home”, encapsulating its sombre theme. The bridge hosts a chaotic energy which perfectly mirrors the song’s turbulent narrative.

Reflecting on the drinking culture of his hometown of South Shields, Sonny’s raw honesty and heartfelt delivery make Sick Note a powerful anthem which brings compassion and light to these prevalent issues.


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