For The Ages is a UK-based duo preparing to release their debut, eight-track album. The group consists of Tim Sturt (drums, guitar, keys), and Alex Beckett (vocals, guitar, keys, bass), but their indie-rock sound is packed with the power and energy of a far larger group. Their single Morning Blue is an anthemic number introducing us to their sound, and it’s a strong showing of iconic rock tones and driving rhythms.
The band tells us that both Led Zeppelin and rock music of the ’90s inspired Morning Blue, and both are apparent in the crunchy guitars and tasty licks included across the track. The spacey vocal effects add a layer of style all their own, creating a sort of hybrid sound that combines both retro and modern musical features effortlessly. Becketts’ vocals are another notable element – his voice is powerful and authentic, lending warmth and vibrance to the song’s overall sound.
There’s some great songwriting on display in this track as well. Written about the impact humanity has on the earth’s environment, the important messaging in this song is loud and clear. And yet the simple hook “morning blue, I’ll be true” is an exceedingly catchy melodic moment that ties the entire chorus together.
If the quintessential elements of both modern and classic rock music are up your alley, you’ll be right at home with Morning Blue. It’s also a great introduction to the work of For The Ages, giving us a hearty dose of their indie-meets-old-school rock sound that should grab the attention of rock fans all across the spectrum. Take a listen to Morning Blue now and see for yourself.
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