The rock and blues fires out at you, as naturally and genuinely as possible. The guitar work is sensational, as is the thickness of those drums.
The melodic pattern of distorted heaviness is ever present, and it draws you in – the raw and addictive energy is alive and kicking.
The band return with a beautifully melodic and instantly classic sounding song, reminding us of everything we first loved about them – and so much more.
Listen to the instruments used; the riffs, the moments when everything plays at once – there’s a real scene built up by all of the sounds and ideas in this.
The guitar throughout sounds sensational, the thick and heavy beat just makes your heart pound and your body groove to the sound of the world in action.
That’s the art behind songwriting; painting a detailed picture about what you’re trying to convey, in a way that makes your audience feel your conviction.
Once you’ve gotten past the desire to rock out and revel in the sound, you can then dive in and find yourself submerged in a world of reflective lyricism.
The longer you listen, the elements that make it what it is each come forward, and show themselves to be something quite special.
Variety is the spice of life, as they say, and the musical show-reel of this project is consistently striking and inescapably melodic.
Imagine a smokey, underground, live setting, and an artist giving it their all – lost in the moment entirely – and that’s exactly where you’ll end up too.
That voice, which thoroughly connects the tracks in your mind, is loaded with character; a wonderful fusion of strength and vulnerability.
The whole concept behind Strobe Light Eye is one that has not, to my knowledge, been explored in music before. It’s a completely new angle.