This is an NGADM Round 2 review.
Damn, this is the second song I've listened to in this round, and it's the second time I've crapped brix. What a lovely improvement over your Round 1 submission in almost every department - production, variety, structure, etc. It's hard to compare this to a chiptune track of course, but while your chiptune tracks can occasionally get a bit obnoxious or hard on the ears, this is the total opposite - something I'd love to leave in the background for a nice, relaxing soundscape that rivals that offered by a great ambient track. Because of my hearing problems I can't really understand the lyrics that well but I'M SURE THEY'RE COOL.
Of course, your singing is excellent. You've rarely had any problems when it comes to singing. The effects you put on your voice are very tasteful and meld well with the atmosphere. The atmosphere itself is great; you've struck a commendable balance between making something pop-like and relatable, and giving it an unconventional, dreamy earcandy of an atmosphere. The production is very nice as well. Great climactic section at 2:13 that gives the same kind of awing effect to the track as the glorious 1:27 section of your track We Don't Talk (yes I still remember that part). Your drums, while being simple, work well, and are nice and punchy, just how I like them!
Unlike what other NGADM tracks often have, which is a bunch of cut corners and little issues here and there, your track has only one problem, but it's pretty big. Your composition feels like a downgrade from your Round 1 track. The melody generally resides in the vocals, and it was, quite frankly, a pretty boring melody. It made the track feel like it drags on at a slower pace than what would've been felt had this track made use of more interesting melodies. Perhaps this can be fixed with a great instrumental section or simply some more exciting or effective melodies sung by the vocals. Some more vocal harmonies could perhaps do the track justice as well, although I'm not quite sure if that'll fit with the style.
Anyway, so much for doing chiptune for the whole NGADM! This was an excellent change, though. Brilliant job, just work on those melodies a bit more!