New Song from The Maine!

Over the weekend, The Maine dropped a track from their upcoming album, Lovely Little Lonely.

March 2nd, the new track “Black Butterflies and Deja Vu” was uploaded onto The Maines youtube account, and, as of  Saturday, is now available to purchase on iTunes/Google Play and able to stream on Spotify!

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“Black Butterflies and Deja Vu” is a lovely song with adorable lyrics, such as ‘I loose my voice when I look at you’, ‘hoping for the right words, waiting for the right words’, and ‘can’t find the sound under my tongue when I look at you.’

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Lyric art from “Black Butterflies and Deja Vu” taken from twitter user Laisa (@jennydontyoucry)

The meaning is apparent, being tongue tied when seeing that one person that causes those (black) butterflies to flutter around in your stomach. You may have been in association with this person a countless number of times, so these butterflies may seem like deja vu – yet the continue to fly each time.

Listen to “Black Butterflies and Deja Vu” here!

Let me know what you think of the new track! Are you excited for Lovely Little Lonely? Leave a comment!

New Music Video from The Maine!

That’s right, The Maine have released the music video for Bad Behavior!

On twitter Pat Kirch, drummer, said the video is for the 8123 family – and rightly so, as the music video displays several short clips from different crowds at different venues, 8123 fest being one of them.

Watch the music video for Bad Behavior below!

 

I, for one, haven’t been able to see The Maine live (yet), and this music video makes me want to see them so badly! Even more than I already did!

What did you think of the music video? What do you think of Bad Behavior? Let me know by leaving a comment!

New ! Imagine Dragons ! Music !

Alright. It’s happened. I’m pumped. I love Imagine Dragons. So much. God.

For the past week Imagine Dragons have been posting on their Instagram and Twitter videos of unusual drawings with quiet background music. It was later discovered by fans that by putting together the initials of the objects of the same color form a word. There were 5 different videos uploaded, leading to the sentence “You made me a believer.” (Imagine Dragons fans are literally so smart I do not belong in this fandom)

What could this be? The title of a new single?  The next album? A lyric?

Well, we didn’t have to wait for long!

Today, January 31st 2017, Imagine Dragons released a new single “Believer” – It’s amazing!

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highly encourage you to listen to it! I personally really like the opening lyric ‘first things first imma say all the words inside my head im fired up and tired of the way things have been.’

What do you think of the song? Could this lead to their 3rd album? Let me know by leaving a comment!

The Maine have announced…EVERYTHING!

About a week ago, The Maine made an announcement about . . . well, basically everything!

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During a live stream, they released a single, “Bad Behavior” . . .

announced the name of their next album, Lovely, Little, Lonely, and its release date – 4/7/17 (pre-order on iTunes and Google Play!) . . .

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and announced their Lovely, Little, Lonely world tour – which starts on March 25th in the UK!

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I am so excited about the world tour and album announcement and I love the new single! Those ‘yeah’s are pretty catchy…

What’s your overall reaction to the announcements? Which one are you most excited about? Will you be able to see them on tour? If so, where? Let me know in the comments!

Images taken from The Maine’s twitter account, GIF taken from Google

Album of the Week!

Hey, it’s been a . . . few weeks since I’ve posted one of these. Sorry! My music discovery days have been slow (plus I’ve been hooked on The Maine since I last posted.)

This weeks Album of the Week is Ambitions by ONE OK ROCK!

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ONE OK ROCK is a Japanese band formed in Tokyo in 2005. They have been on multiple different tours, their most recent tour adventure was opening for 5 Seconds of Summer on their Sounds Live Feels Live tour.

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ONE OK ROCK on stage with 5 Seconds of Summer during the Sounds Live Feels Live tour

Recently (as in, today, recently) they released their album Ambitions – which features a couple tracks with Alex Gaskarth and 5 Seconds of Summer!

Personally, I found this album through 5 Seconds of Summer’s fanbase. I had listened to ONE OK ROCK before, having “Decision” from their 35xxxv album added on my Spotify. I had heard that 5SOS were going to be featured on ONE OK ROCK’s song “Take What You Want” off of this latest album, and decided to give it a listen.

Let me tell you . . .

it is GOOD!

I first experienced this song from a 5SOS fans standpoint, so that’s how I will be talking about it for a minute. “Take What You Want” is incredibly different compared to 5SOS previous music. 5SOS are somewhat of a punk pop band, but ONE OK ROCK do beat them in that area by being a bit more punk. That being said, ONE OK ROCK’s music is screamier than 5SOS music – so it was very different to hear 5SOS in a screamy song.

“Take What You Want” is definitely more vocally intense. It was different to hear 5SOS pushing their vocals to the limit, versus usually bopping along to their harmonious melodies. Nevertheless, it was still really nice to hear. (Some fans consider this as new music from 5SOS – I personally don’t but 5SOS haven’t released any new music in a few months so it was really really nice to hear their voices doing something new!)

After feeling satisfied from “Take What You Want”, I decided to listen to the rest of Ambitions. To be honest, the first few songs didn’t stand out from each other very much; they all seemed to be incredibly similar, nothing really spectacular about them. However, that changed once the album hit “Hard to Love“, one of the slower songs on the album. It was a nice change, and it really catches your attention to go from something so energy packed to soft and melodic. The tracks from then on vary, causing your attention to be held firm.

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My favorite tracks off Ambitions are: “Hard to Love”, “Bedroom Warfare“, “American Girls“, “I Was King“, “Start Again“, and “Take What You Want.”

Have you listened to Ambitions or any other ONE OK ROCK songs? Let me know what you think by leaving a comment! Feel free to leave any music suggestions, too!

All images have been taken from Google

Imagine Dragons Announcement Revealed!

A week ago, on November 21st, 2016, Imagine Dragons tweeted “one week” with the present emoji – referring to a previous tweet including the same emoji.

This sent me, my friend and many Imagine Dragons fans into a frenzy of excitement and questions. What could this gift be? Of course, many of us were speculating it to be a song – and now the present has been revealed!

Imagine Dragons announced (first via facebook, although they had gotten the Twitter crowed riled up first…) that they have a song, “Levitate”, in the new movie Passengers!

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Passengers is an upcoming movie featuring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence. The film is about people leaving earth and being in a coma-like state on a ship in space for 120 years. The plan was for these people to return to a new earth after the 120 year period. However, something happens and two of the people on the ship wake up 90 years too early. This is later found out to have not been a mistake.

You can hear a snip of “Levitate” in the Passengers trailer here.

Imagine Dragons new song “Levitate” will be out at midnight tonight! Are you planning on purchasing it? I am! Let me know what you think about Passengers and “Levitate” in the comments!

“Animals” Music Video – Alex and Sierra

A few hours ago Alex and Sierra released their music video for their single off of As Seen on TV – “Animals“!

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Animals is one of my favorite tracks off this EP so I was very excited to hear of its release!

Honestly, when the music video first began, I thought it was a little odd. But, as the song continued I soon fell into the rhythm of it and began liking it – a lot!

Watch the music video here.

Alex and Sierra have also been retweeting interviews on their twitter account which you can look at if you’d like more information about “Animals” and As Seen on TV.

And if you would like to see even more of Alex and Sierra . . . a few weeks ago they released their music video for their cover of “Toxic” which you can see here.

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I admire the use of the silhouettes and think they were used quite creatively. What did you think? Leave your thoughts in the comments!