This Afternoon

by Van Common

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'This Afternoon' is the first single from the forthcoming debut EP by Van Common.



A wasteland so bliss
Black swans under the sun
No watch on my wrist
My troubles are long gone

Now the rain falls down
And I feel new
Coasting through the sound
Of this afternoon

Awake in a dream
Where all lines are connecting
I'm starting to see
My heart's true reflection


released June 7, 2017
Music written, performed and produced by Sebastiaan van Ravenhorst
Recorded, mixed and produced by Jurriaan JJ Sielcken
Additional engineering by Paul Murray and Remco Schouten
Mastered by Darius van Helfteren
Artwork by Danny Griffioen



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Van Common Amsterdam, Netherlands

As a true hermit, the 21-year old Van Common retreated to a small beach house in the southwest of the Netherlands. D.I.Y was his credo: writing, singing, playing all instruments and recording everything by himself. The result is an apt introduction to his mix of dream-pop, shoegaze and glo-fi. Boasting infectious melodies, his songs haunt you like a ghost to take over your mind completely. ... more

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