“Famous Last Words” Eternal Summers
Eternal Summers’ music Specializes in dream pop and post punk combined new wave. Eternal Summers has broken their release-a-year clip to take some time to live a little. With a tempered songwriting process that has spanned over two years, the group finds themselves documenting the many ways that one can cope with disappointment, fear, loss of control, loneliness and depression. The result is the LP Every Day It Feels Like I’m Dying, now out via Nevado Records.
Though the topics range from emotional numbness to tragedy, to calling out the ugly complacency within one’s self, the musical influences are hopeful, breezy, and even rollicking. Taking influence from Japanese, French and Swedish pop, bossa nova and jazz, the trio still finds a way to meld these new influences into their specific breed of melodic fuzz pop
Eternal Summers includes Nicole Yun, Daniel Cundiff and Jonathan Woods longer then they did as a duo without Jonathan. Long gone are the days of the Roanoke based collective known as the Magic Twig Community that saw the handful of like-minded indie artists working together; but what has grown in place is a band that stands on its own, in the words of All Music, “The kind that other bands will look to for inspiration 20 years later.”
With several previous releases, there has already been a lot said about Eternal Summers music. From the crafty minimalism on their debut Silver, to the dream punk sheen on 2012’s breakout Correct Behavior, to the guitar driven power on The Drop Beneath, the evolution of Eternal Summers marks a band that embraces both anthemic rock and bittersweet ballads – a band that is grounded in jangle pop but with an added depth that rewards on repeated listens. 2015’s Gold And Stone (Kanine Records) and The Drop Beneath marked Eternal Summers first full lengths created entirely outside Virginia returning to Resonate Studios in Austin, TX.
8/09/18 Jury Room – Santa Cruz, CA
8/10/18 Johnny B’s – Medford, OR
8/11/18 Bunk Bar – Portland, OR
8/12/18 The Crocodile (Back Room) – Seattle, WA
8/14/18 Brick & Mortar – San Francisco, CA
8/15/18 The Moroccan – Los Angeles, CA
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