Sunday, 5 April 2015

New Release: Forever Still - Awake The Fire (Single)

Independent female fronted rock band Forever Still have released a new single called "Awake the Fire". The single is the first single from their upcoming EP “Save Me”. The “Save Me” EP is the part two of three digital EPs that will eventually end up as one physical full length album later in 2015. The single can be downloaded directly from the bands website: where the band let their fans pay what they want for it.

"We believe that music should be available to everyone - both those who are broke, and those who have a little extra to spare in support of the artists they love" Maja explains. We’ve put a lot of time and effort into this song, so if people want to give us some help for the time and effort, we are very grateful! But if they don't have any money right now, they can take it, share it and if they love it, come back and kick in later.

The EP is recorded, mixed and mastered in Copenhagen by band member Mikkel Haastrup in the band’s own studio. Mikkel is a trained sound engineer by Flemming ‘Metallica’ Rasmussen. "We like our music and everything surrounding it to be 100% honest and we felt the only way we could achieve that was by doing everything ourselves" says Mikkel.

The upcoming EP is Part 2 of the bands debut album which is a concept album about a  suppressed individual struggling through depression, anxiety, and worthlessness and getting stronger in the process. “The songs are all very raw, emotional and somewhat imperfect, because we wanted it to sound like someone falling apart and trying to put the pieces back together” says Maja.

Forever Still will be playing in the UK from the 30th April.  Check them out in:

London - Surya - 30th April 2015
Manchester - Rebellion - 1st May 2015
Carlise - The Brickyard - 2nd May 2015
Sheffield - The Rocking Chair - 3rd May 2015

Originally posted by Emma Sheridan on Femetalism.