East Harbor “Lucid” songwriting is familiar and groovy

Starting with an aggressively strummed and filtered guitar track that supports a well recorded and performed lead vocal.  East Harbor “Lucid” wastes no time getting to the hook.  The snare and bass are mixed aggressively compressed delivering a powerful driving beat.  I’d compare “East Harbor” to Twenty One Pilots but then the bridge happens and there is a fairly epic guitar solo which I’ve never heard in a Twenty One Pilots track, maybe I’m not familiar enough with their catalog but I definitely don’t remember one in “Stress”.  The guitar solo is reminiscent of John Frusciante or Pink Floyd.  The hook contains an atmospheric background vocal which I found endearing.  “Lucid” is all about lucid dreaming and is a quick listen, less than 3-minutes, and is over far too soon to the point where I found myself putting “Lucid ” by East Harbor on repeat.  Check it out below as well as more information on the band!

From: LUCID

Lucid delves deep into the thematic element of an all too common dream conveyed in an uncommon way” – East Harbor

Central Florida Alternative band, East Harbor, serves up an impressive combination of driving drums, rhythmic and compelling lyrics, and a flashy retro guitar solo in their latest release ‘Lucid.’ The song, like the band itself, may be a bit tough to categorize, but fans of the band’s rap-tinged alternative sound will undoubtably appreciate this stream-of-consciousness styled track. It employs just enough pop sensibility to get stuck in your head before throwing down a shimmering guitar solo that serves to remind you that East Harbor, at their core, is a rock band who is not afraid to venture into pop territory.

While this release is not a first for East Harbor, the foursome has been writing and recording a collection of songs over the last two years and are incredibly excited to share this first track. This is what the band had to say about it:

“Josh doesn’t always show up to practice on time, but when he does, he shows up with Lucid.” – Robby Staggs

“From the moment Josh randomly started tapping on his guitar, we knew it was going to turn into something special.” – David Gonzales

“After two years in the studio, we couldn’t be more excited to present our latest single. We believe that ‘Lucid’ will justify the wait.” – Cory Kouns

“Not true. I always show up for practice…eventually.” – Josh Dobson

Please give ‘Lucid’ a listen and acquaint yourself with this fresh, young band, who is developing their distinct genre-blurring style. For fans of: The 1975, Twenty One Pilots, Fall Out Boy, Coldplay, and Maroon 5

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