ROAM – ‘Playing Fiction’
ROAM are currently gearing up to release their second album, Great Heights & Nosedives, the first single from which, is ‘Playing Fiction’.
Alex Adam (Guitar/Vocals) explains the thinking behind the track – “Playing Fiction is really a song about pretending, and the realisation that things aren’t always how they seem. Maybe you’re pretending you’re ok, saying nothing’s wrong when it actually is, or, as is the case in Playing Fiction, you’re pretending a relationship hasn’t run its course when it has.
The video for the song centres around myself and Costello walking through a town with strange scenes appearing as the day progresses. It all builds towards our realisation that we’re stuck in a fairytale daydream, and we end up being a part of the fantastical world. It was a lot of fun to shoot with all our friends and some cheeky special extras in various costumes. We’ll let you guess as to their identities…”
This incredibly fresh pop punk band release their second record on 13th October 2017 and are on tour, supporting New Found Glory (see our interview here) around the UK, throughout September and October.
I love this track and can’t wait to hear the rest of the album!
‘Playing Fiction’ is on iTunes for downloading now! – https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/playing-fiction/id1270970229?i=1270970535
Neck Deep – ‘In Bloom’
Neck Deep just released their latest record, The Peace And The Panic, from which the most recent single is ‘In Bloom’. The single is a real belter and is packed full of emotion. The track begins with a “news clip” about an atomic bomb having been dropped 48 hours ago – sometimes these voiceover intros can be quite cringeworthy, but this one truly sets the tone of the track beautifully.
This is a song that is everything I love about an emotive pop punk track – it’s got passionate, powerful vocals, a great rhythm to the guitar and great lyrics. This track has got me very excited to check out the rest of the album!
‘In Bloom’ can also be downloaded from iTunes now! – https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/in-bloom/id1238959632?i=1238959762