The band describe themselves as ‘alternative rock,’ a vibe that I certainly got from listening to the tune. It’s this sort of clashy-rock sound mashed together with some indie-pop vibes in the catchy, repetitive nature of the song.
The song is very late 90s, bringing in some sounds from the American skate/grunge scene with the heavy rhythm guitar that fills up the texture.
The tune opens with a very grungy riff, giving an almost psychedelic first impression. We’re then thrown into this powerful beat of the drums, the texture filled with the punchy bass and heavy rhythm guitar.
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One thing I really liked about the tune was the way that the guitar and bass work together to create a riff under the surface of the main rhythm guitar part of the song, making the chord progression seem less repetitive and adding a little bit of interesting ‘ear candy.’
The song carries on this grungy/skate-rock vibe, the vocals throwing in some sweet melodies… but then… is that… a brass solo?? As far as my bass-player ears can make out, that’s exactly what it is. My brain wonders ‘why?’ my heart asks ‘why not?.’ I’m undecided personally, but I think it’s a very original and quirky little touch for the band to add!
The cover art for the tune is very much representative of the sound itself, it’s a dramatic, dark yet energetic piece of music. It has evident influence from all over the place, and I like that. It’s great to see that the band aren’t just sticking to the rails. It’s unique, powerful and I definitely recommend giving the band a listen, as well as keeping an eye on what they’re doing in the future. I will be.