Forward of releasing their debut album, Left Subject Messiah – that includes members of Scorching Scorching Warmth and Fitz and the Tantrums – present a bit of ‘restraint’ whereas going all-out groovy on ‘Younger Libertine.’
Oscar Wilde as soon as requested, “With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who couldn’t be glad?” Flowers, books, freedom, the moon, intercourse, and the playwright himself are all a part of “Younger Libertine,” the brand new tune from Left Subject Messiah. The band – that includes Steve Bays (Scorching Scorching Warmth), Erik Janson (Wildling), and Jeremy Ruzumma (Fitz and The Tantrums) – delivers a slice of colourful, sunny alt-pop in a observe that’s 100% pure enjoyable from begin to end. It’s a hazy daydream of a tune, one which captures the enjoyment of an intoxicating afternoon, and it’s an ideal preview of the band’s upcoming album, In Reward of Bombast. “ ‘Younger Libertine.’” LFM tells HollywoodLife, “covers all the pieces from Oscar Wilde to The Rapture. We wrote it looking at a volcano lined in snow, dreaming of scorching lava.”
In all seriousness, “Younger Libertine” marks a defining second for this new band. LFM tells HollywoodLife that they discovered their sound with this tune. “We landed on a brand new shade of LFM blue, combining early 90s hip hop tones and soul dance melodies splashed with some good 80s pop moments. It is a tune of firsts—rhyming libertine with figurine and x-ray machine with display—and whereas our productions have been known as ‘maximalist,’ that is certainly one of our extra restrained moments.”
If “Younger Libertine” is LFM at their most subdued, get able to go wild when In Reward of Bombast drops. The album – promising 9 tracks of audio delight – is at present set for a summer season 2021 launch. It’ll include “Younger Libertine” and the 2 beforehand launched singles, “A.M. Moonlight” and “Fuzz Machine.” The previous arrives on a bassline out of Peter Hook’s unconscious, whereas the latter delivers a thumping synth-production that matches Steve Bay’s explosive vocals, beat-by-beat. These songs, now with “Younger Libertine,” present an ideal introduction to LFM’s distinctive mix of funk, soul, 80’s synths, and early 2000s rock. The outcomes are an prompt escape from the doldrums of life, an lively, psychedelic swirl of genre-bending pleasure.
“To like oneself is the start of a lifelong romance,” stated Oscar Wilde. A second lifelong romance will kick off in the summertime of 2021, with LFM’s In Reward of Bombast. Within the meantime, followers should indulge themselves by enjoying this new tune over and over. It’s what the playwright would have needed, proper?