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Billionaire Nightmare by Artio


So, today I am again bringing you content on a band I've never featured on the blog before, and that band is Artio! 

Artio are a three-piece alt-pop band from Leeds! The trio consists of; 

Hol Brazill
Ieuan Jones
Rob Arkle 

They released their latest track 'Billionaire Nightmare' a few weeks ago on the 29th of January 2021. In such a short space of time, the track has already amassed over 11,000 streams on Spotify alone. Since 2019 they've released multiple EPs and singles, proving that they're taking their music seriously. 

Now, let's talk about the track! 

From the first few seconds I knew this was going to be a belter, and it really doesn't disappoint. It packs the biggest punch I've seen in a while. the build up in the verses to that ever so powerful chorus. The vocals, the guitar, the drums! Everything about this track is phenomenal. 

Don't let the fact that Artio are alt-pop give you the wrong impression, because this truly is what you'd expect coming from a modern rock band at this point. I would compare it to the likes of PVRIS, it's got that sort of vibe and build up, but it's also got a bit of an edge to it. If you listen to the track carefully there's so many rock and metal elements within the sound, and if you just listened to the sound you wouldn't expect Billionaire Nightmare to sound the way it does. 

I love how catchy this track is, and I can see this track becoming one of my most listened to currently. Based off this song alone, I feel like I should become a Artio stan. If Artio ever want to come to Notts, you can count me in. I'm obsessed with this track and the vibes of it are something else! 

It's such an incredible track! Hol has such an incredible voice, and I am so blown away by the talent! It's got such a good vibe and beat to it, and the lyrics are incredible too! 

I don't really know what I expected from this track, but it certainly wasn't anywhere close to the level that this track is on. This song has blown my mind, and I can't believe Artio aren't a bigger band and that I'd never heard of them before. This sound is something that you'd expect to come from one of the biggest bands in the scene, and this just prove my whole mantra that small bands are incredible, and deserve so much more recognition. If you listen to this track then you'll understand why I can't believe Artio aren't a massive band! 

I'm honestly so impressed with this track, and I'm going to be reaching for this track a lot! Overall, I'd give it a solid 5 out of 5 lemons! I'd probably give it more if it was possible. I'm honestly, so impressed with this track and I cannot recommend you going and checking it out enough! Go show Artio and this track the love and support that it deserves! 

Where To Find Artio; 

Apple Music
Their Merch 

Where To Find Me: 

Here every Monday at 7pm (UK Time)
My Novel 
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