Dry your tears, music fans. We have another opportunity to support decent music.
First, though, let me announce that the Adam Again Perfecta reissue campaign I mentioned last week has officially been fully funded!
I don't know a lot about this band. I own this, their debut, on vinyl, plus one song from their sophomore release, and I've heard that after those first two albums they jumped into the hard rock side of things.
This album basically is experimental electronic synthpop with lyrics written to the lonely soul. This song in particular is the traditional ninth-track slow song.
Honestly, I just needed this song tonight. My artist/dreamer soul is being crushed by the weight of merely existing. Lines like:
This life is a series of hellos and goodbyes
Ten thousand different people pass before my eyes
And every day another storyline begins
But every night you end with loneliness again...
...just resonate with me. I feel this. In every crevice of my wounded heart, I feel this.
But the band continues:
Don't let life be emotion taking you nowhere
Don't listen to the lies that tell you not to care...
I don't know if I can. But the point is, they plead with the listener to not harden their hearts. They validate us sensitive souls and tell us it's okay to feel. Sometimes that's all we need. And this theme runs throughout their lyrics (at least on this first album).
Title: Dry Your Tears
Artist: Mad At The World
Album: Mad At The World
Label: Frontline Records.
iTunes here; YouTube here.
Behind-the-scenes footage of them recording this song here.
NEW ALBUM FORTHCOMING -- if everybody supports the Kickstarter project HERE. Apparently for this album, they're planning on working in their earlier electronic style, but for you rockers out there, they plan on making another album in their later style if this first one goes over well.
In a world where you see nothing everywhere
Close your eyes and pray
Heaven could be calling your name...