Impressive piano-work and long-form verse vocals lay down an instantly enthralling listen, akin to the early days of organic popular music – EONIAN soften the edges of the Rock realm, with the hopeful and uplifting A BETTER PLACE.
Increasingly leaning towards those Elton John traits with the introduction of rhythm, guitar and synth to back up that piano-lead, A BETTER PLACE emerges complete with an upfront performance video and some classic cinema clips to further the impact of the song’s optimistic outlook.
The whole thing gathers momentum and passion throughout, soon utilizing multiple vocal layers and a simple melodic repeat with a clapped rhythm – to really turn things into a memorable and celebratory moment of absolute unity.
An unexpectedly gentle, kind-hearted and beautifully written single from EONIAN, crafted with care and feeling something like a slept-on hit from a simpler time.
A BETTER PLACE actually arrives at just the right moment. There’s honesty in both the lyrical reflections and the musicality of the track, and that realness, along with the engaging and genuinely original nature of the melodic rise and resolve, helps make this an easily likable indie hit.