In a preview of what’s to come for Buffalo-based group Humble Braggers, the band has released their newest feel-good single, “So Alive” on all streaming platforms. With an infusion of retro synth-pop and brash guitar-work, the track is a testament to the feeling of pride and joy that comes across when you’re able to overcome your fears. For lead member Tom Burtless, the surge of serotonin is what encompasses the spirit of “So Alive”:
“So I hate flying. I absolutely hate it. Like, ‘I wonder if there’s a way I can fake being sick and not have to get on this plane’ level of hating it. But once the plane is in the air, those feelings tend to subside a bit. I can start to breathe a bit more normally, I can calm down and I can maybe―maybe―even enjoy it a little bit. It can be applied to a litany of things but the gist is the song is about the confidence and pride you take in facing the things you fear.” – Tom Burtless of Humble Braggers
The band previously announced their upcoming LP, Love & Fear, slated for release on November 11, 2021 featuring singles “Anymore,” “I’ll Keep Running,” and “Only.”
Buffalo, New York-bred Humble Braggers is a quickly rising four-piece band that is poised to take the scene by storm. With an electrifying and euphoric sound, Humble Braggers will guide you through any emotion. With greater-than-life arrangements and infectious energy, the talented band will take any listener on an eclectic sonic journey. Humble Braggers paint a blank canvas with their music that encapsulates each member’s musical influences, usually ranging from electronic to pop to indie. Having shared the stage with Metric, Naked and Famous, and Joywave, the band is creating an unparalleled artistic lane of their own that will reach global audiences. Dancing through the sadness, Humble Braggers delivers lyrical messages that are rooted in experiences that many will be able to relate to and find comfort in. Undoubtedly, the talented band is set to leave its footprint in the music industry and in people’s hearts. The upcoming LP from Humble Braggers, Love & Fear, releases November 11th, and is available to pre-save here. Stream the newest track, “So Alive” on all DSPs today.
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