Regardless of the darkness of the previous twelve months, Charming Liars nonetheless see the rising ‘gold’ of the dawning solar, and the alt-rock band encourages you to not hand over hope for a greater tomorrow in ‘Golden State.’
There have been many songs written about California, however the “Golden State” within the new video from Charming Liars shouldn’t be a lot a state however a mind-set. The group – Kiliyan Maguire, Karnig Manoukian, Mike Kruger – celebrates this attitude within the “Dwell Sounds of 2020” video for his or her music, premiering right here at HollywoodLife. This video collection, filmed on location in a Los Angeles warehouse in November, was the primary time the band carried out collectively for the reason that COVID-19 pandemic hit the USA, and the results of the prior 12 months may be heard — nay, felt — on this efficiency.
“Rushed up and all tied out,” sings Kiliyan, “Everybody needs to really feel / One thing like their price greater than / Every little thing that they hear.” Then the refrain kicks in: “She is going to make you a believer / She is going to bathe you in stars / Will you arise and ship? / Will she tear you aside?” The “she” could possibly be both the Metropolis of Angels — an unforgiving Hollywood skyline the place goals of glitz and fame usually come crashing down underneath the crushing heel of actuality – or the “she” of your personal private design, your personal metaphorical problem standing in between you and your personal happiness.
” ‘Golden State’ is about heading west to chase your goals,” Charming Liars shares with HollywoodLife. “Although we haven’t been in a position to play a present in nearly a 12 months, we’re nonetheless chasing our personal, and we hope we will proceed to encourage with these new movies.”
London-born and L.A.-based, Charming Liars have been poised to have the most important 12 months but. They’d simply launched Thought, Flesh, and Bone, their debut album, in 2019 (and a follow-up to their acoustic EP, Naked Bones). After incomes new followers throughout Europe and the US whereas supporting The Faim and Angels & Airways, respectively, they have been set to take the subsequent step of their careers. Then, COVID hit.
Whereas 2020 slowed their climb to rock superstardom, it didn’t cease it. The band launched music all through 2020 – together with “Golden State,” “Blame,” “Favourite Present,” “Impression,” and “Disco Elvis” – sustaining the thrill that they in-built 2019. 2021 brings an entire new 12 months of potential for Charming Liars. Even when the pandemic places the kibosh on touring they usually nonetheless stay of their “Golden State” till subsequent 12 months, count on them to maintain chasing their goals of rock superstardom by releasing new music and charming much more followers.