Chris Antonik releases “Belief In Me” From His Album, Morningstar
Chris Antonik, whose album, Morningstar, nonetheless sits at No. 1 on the Roots Music Report, has launched a blues/hip hop hybrid single, “Belief in Me,” one thing a bit of completely different for the chart-topping blues-rock guitarist who has at all times pushed the boundaries of blues.
“I wrote this tune as a commentary on how poisonous, infantile, and imply politicians had been turning into within the media within the years main as much as the pandemic,” says the Toronto-based musician. “As a single dad or mum, I wanted to work additional laborious to drown it out and outweigh it with constructive behaviour examples for my youngsters as a result of there was no assist from the highest. How we discuss to folks is vital and it’s unbelievable how loopy the world was getting on this respect.”
“Belief in Me” options one of many fiercest guitar solos Chris has ever recorded.
“Musically, I required this type of fashionable, chaotic, industrial-type automobile to inform my story and to ship the tune’s ferocious and intense guitar solo,” he explains.
The observe additionally features a fantastically chaotic and mind-bending soprano sax solo by 2022 Maple Blues Award-winner Alison Younger.
“Sonically, her contribution matches the frustration and confusion of the lyric’s theme, but in addition has a desert/mystical/Duran Duran ‘Union of the Snake’ vibe,” Chris says.
All of the singles have carried out phenomenally properly on the Roots Music Report, beginning with “Waves of Stones,” which landed at No. 1. Each “Again to Good” and “Pilgrim” additionally reached No. 1 in Canada on the Roots Music Report’s singles chart.
Watch the video for “Belief In Me” beneath, and keep updated with Chris Antonik by way of his socials.
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