Eternal Summers have written so many shining and delightful dream pop songs over their four albums that it might seem like they have it down to a science. It’s harder to stay positive than the band usually lets on, though — especially in today’s world, with our daily onslaught of bad, concerning, confusing and all around weird news.
Despite the sunny sheen of their songs, Eternal Summers’ forthcoming fifth LP is called Every Day It Feels Like I’m Dying…, and “Motionless,” the album’s just-released third single, is a song in the same vein. In frustrated lyrics, vocalist Nicole Yun sings of a feeling of helplessness and asks answerless questions like “How can I change my point of view to what’s true?” At the same time, Eternal Summers give the song the underlying sense of positivity that we all need to keep going. Continue reading →