Gas Mask Magazine

Jacob Frish: “Quarter Past 9”

By: Eric Reyes
April 15, 2020

Vulnerability is something rarely explored by male solo artists. Heartache, loneliness, betrayal, all of these strong, passionate emotions are expressed letter by letter in various other songs. But Jacob Frish lays it all out in this easy pop track, “Quarter Past 9.”

Sharing the intimate doubts of someone unsure about their place in someone else’s world, the honest lyrics work well. Jacob Frish’s appealing singing voice enhances this effectiveness in emotional pull. Working in just the right amount of modulation and reverb to enhance the clear and ringing vocalization, the listener is able to appreciate this artist’s natural ability. If you’re waiting by the phone, wondering if you’ll get that call, or if you should be the one to make the first move, this song will speak to you. “Quarter Past 9” is a relatable pop song that will help you get through your moment of doubt, and maybe push you to put your doubts to rest. Tell us what you think of this tune on social media today: @gasmakmagazine.

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