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EP Review: Brighter Roads by Seasonal



I'm so excited to be writing this post because Seasonal are one of my favourite bands currently. 

The EP opens with Damage which is such a great opening track. I feel like you can always judge the excellence of an EP or Album with the opening track and Damage hits the spot! It's got an incredible set of lyrics and it kicks the EP off in the right way, it's such a beautiful, loud track and it does leave you wanting more.

The second track is Roads, which is a little more pop-punk and angsty sounding than Damage, but boy does it slap! It's again got some incredible lyrics. It's loud, it's a song that could easily entertain a crowd. It's a song that you want to have a bit of a mosh pit to, and scream and just live your best life at a gig hearing it. 

They don't have a bad song and this new EP is no different. It slaps! So let's talk about these tracks! 
The third track is St Luke's. I think this song is my favourite off the EP, it just kind of hits somewhere that I like songs to hit. It's softer than the previous two tracks, but it's still a nice song, it's still got a decent rhythm to it. It's the sort of song, that if I'm not stable I will cry to but it's one of those songs where the sound doesn't seem sad, but it's the lyrics that hit you and it's like wow okay, going to cry for an hour now thank you. It's one of the most beautiful songs I've ever known, and I'm going to put it up there with Whispers by Twin Atlantic and Caro Padre by Deaf Havana. St Luke's is the standout song for me, it's the one that makes me want to feel every emotion possible, and it's that reason I'm putting it as my favourite off the EP. 


The EP concludes with Happy, it's again, loud, edgy, the sort of song you want to be hearing live and screaming to, but I think I want to scream this entire EP at this point. But, Happy summarises the entire EP in my opinion "singing sad words to happy songs" that is the Brighter Roads EP summarised by the band themselves. But I love it, it's got emotion, and I do enjoy music to have some meaning no matter what it is, I like it to mean something and for it to be emotional even if that's just a little bit of emotion, and this EP brings so much emotion and it's happy songs with raw lyrics. It's beautiful. It's a work of art. It's a masterpiece. It's one of the best EP's of the year! So go and listen to it! Show the lads in Seasonal some love, show them some support! They truly deserve it and they constantly put out bangers, so go listen to Brighter Roads! 

Overall, it's a solid 5 out of 5 lemons, and just listening to that EP will prove to you why I believe that. So please, love it with all your might! Show them some support, and support all your smaller artists in these difficult times! 


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