Employing shimmering guitars, driving rhythms, and densely-layered harmonies that sound as though they originated on Earth but returned to our planet drenched in space dust from the farthest reaches of the galaxy, mercvrial takes the listener on an immensely rewarding journey back to the golden era of independent British pop whence labels like Creation, Imaginary, and Factory produced an epic volume of high-quality left-of-center music.
Orla Gartland ‘People aren’t stupid; if you try to be anything other than yourself, it just won’t work long term.’
“Keep working hard and as I find myself more every day, I write my thoughts.”
“Baltimore is an eclectic hodgepodge of artistic freedom. We have long stood with one foot firmly planted in the Blues but aspire to seamlessly pivot from genre to genre. I can’t stress how important it is to keep that other foot firmly planted in the Blues!”
“The live scene in Liverpool is fantastic. It’s probably as good as Nashville, you can go out most nights and see real original songs by talented people that would have been signed up if it was the early 70’s.”
“I am challenging the listener to create their own perspective on what the songs really mean and look beyond the face value of the lyrics.”
“No matter how badly life is running upon you, keep on loving… Love with no boundaries, that’s really the matter.”
“As a composer, it’s my job to help fill in the bits that the show can’t tell through words and pictures, and to help give the audience member an invitation to feel something.”
“I always find it easier to sing when the song has a lot of meaning to me. It goes along with the idea of catharsis through each performance.”
“If there is one music artist I would love to collaborate with before I end my music journey it would be Lupe Fiasco. I always looked up to him and if the day came for me to make a track with him, I would give it 110% of my effort. Lupe Fiasco got my interest from day one and I followed him to the current state he is in now.”
REVILUTION’s finely tuned rock sound is making waves right now thanks to musical prowess, unity between band members, and a clear and shared passion for the music they make. We caught an interview with the band to find out more about their background and their plans for the future. Here’s how it went. * * … Continued
Music and art are incredible vehicles of change with the potential to influence our culture and society. And there’s so much to write about, an endless amount of possibilities, and yet most artists limit themselves to writing about the same few themes that everyone else writes about.
“It’s thrilling to be performing with and without a script, it just comes back to understanding what the crowd or venue wants and delivering.”