The Glorious Sons “Glory” – Americana UK

The Glorious Sons “Glory” – Americana UK
Photograph credit score: Matt Barnes

As he stumbles via waves of fog, Brett Emmons completely sings his coronary heart out within the video for ‘Glory’, the newest single from acclaimed Canadian band The Glorious Sons.  Starting with delicate guitar and Emmons’ heart-aching vocal, the music is rapidly pushed ahead by the addition of throbbing bass and percussion earlier than it transforms right into a hovering anthem.  Merely put: it’s superb.  The Matt Barnes-directed video is straightforward however efficient, a powerfully atmospheric piece that directs our consideration to Emmons’ emotionally intense supply.

That is the title monitor from the band’s fourth studio album, which has simply been launched.  Emmons says of the album’s inspiration and themes: “After I hear again to this album, it sort of presents itself as one huge internal wrestle puked out for everybody to listen to. Generally it truly embarrasses me fairly a bit—however that’s what was in there, so—life goes on, I assume.  It seems just like the acknowledgment of that annoying ache of what it means to be human.”  This private method to the songs was a results of the enforced isolation and introspection of the pandemic and the ensuing assortment focuses on themes of perseverance and self-acceptance.  With themes of non-public development, the album mirrors The Glorious Sons’ musical development.  Emmons explains: “‘Glory’ is simply one other chapter in what we’re doing—I’m positive we’ll be one other band subsequent album, it’s sort of simply the best way our minds work.” 

The thought glory is: “…a rally cry to the band.  I needed individuals to understand how good we had it, and remind them that this [success] doesn’t final perpetually. It’s not simply one thing that’s owed to us.”  And listening to it, maybe we additionally really feel slightly bolder, slightly extra decided, our spirits lifted for a wonderful push in direction of success.  Get pleasure from.

From up north however now hiding in rural Suffolk. An insomniac music-lover. Love discovering new music to get misplaced in – nation, singer-songwriters, Americana, rock…no matter. At the moment having fun with Ferris & Sylvester, John Smith, Jarrod Dickenson, William Prince, Frank Turner, Our Man within the Subject…

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