Our featured song this week is “Syncopated“, the latest single from Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina dream pop/noise rock/post-punk band Cor de Lux.
Member Dawn Moraga said of the song:
“This song represents the rat race we sometimes find ourselves in, which keeps us from the synchronicity of Earth. When I wrote the lyrics to this song I imagined comatose individuals on a chess board unable to move themselves. I also saw a hope of people coming alive and becoming syncopated. Watching so much negativity in the media in 2020, this song became a cry of what I wish could be.”
The track features on their upcoming new album Media, which will drop on February 10, 2023.
The album draws on emotions from being on lockdown, media and uncertainty of what will happen next. The underrated silver linings we all have in common but have to fight to see. What we experience still needs to be questioned while remembering that conflicting beliefs can end with healthy discourse if we see each other as equals. If we are scared to talk to each other, we have already lost.
Photo credit: John Blivens