With one album behind them and one ahead, Carmanah is crafting a musical niche of their very own, a vintage blend of the intuitive and the technical; a blend that lies somewhere among roots, rock and blues.
They just released their new single Best Interests, taken from the forthcoming record Iris, slated for release soon.
The song sounds so good. I like the unique melodies. Besides, the vocals are impressive. Furthermore, I am also a fan of the solid hooks and strong rhythms.
Best Interests is paired with a stunning music video, produced by Chelsea Kanstrup/Paper Heart Films. The visuals are incredible.
Lead singer Laura Mitic notes that the track describes “people living in a state of nature deprivation, whether conscious or not. The song tells of someone swooping in and pulling their person out of a city and running with them to the coastline. It is intended to be slightly satirical but there’s a hint of seriousness as well since the song touches on mental health and the state of the world we live in: over consuming, lusty for capitalist greed and concrete (in the literal sense).” On the timeliness of the track she adds, “we are all being encouraged to consider the health of “us” as a community, rather than “us” as an individual. Now is the time to push selfishness aside and have each other’s best interests in mind. Now is the time to be caring for each other and to learn from this experience so we can move forward with our collective planet’s best interests in mind as well.”
Carmanah makes music with their soul. Best Interests needs to be heard. Start streaming it as soon as possible!
You can stream Best Interests below on SoundCloud, Spotify or YouTube!