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'The Shrubs' Hypnotic Single 'Brilliance' Sets the Stage for Their Upcoming Debut Album"

Houston-based psychedelic rock band, The Shrubs, have been crafting their sonic identity since 2013, and the recent release of their new single "Brilliance" showcases the remarkable growth they have achieved over the years. Comprised of Laura, Miguel, Josh, and Sophie, the band is gearing up for their much-anticipated full-length debut album, slated for late 2023 or early 2024.

"Brilliance" serves as a testament to the band's commitment to creating a unique fusion of psychedelic rock with traditional pop/rock song structures. The songwriting duo of Miguel and Laura have a knack for blending experimental elements with accessible melodies, and this track is no exception.

From the opening notes of "Brilliance," the listener is enveloped in a swirling, atmospheric psych-rock soundscape. The instrumentation is lush and layered, providing a perfect backdrop for Laura's captivating vocals. With a tone that is similar to Dido, the song's hook is nothing short of mesmerizing, drawing the listener in deeper. The rich harmonies evoke a sense of otherworldly beauty. Not to forget the combination of vocals here, in perfect contrast yet so similar, hypnotic and haunting.

The Shrubs' talent for experimentation is evident throughout the track, as they incorporate unconventional time signatures and a myriad of intriguing sonic textures. This penchant for exploration is balanced by their adherence to well-crafted pop sensibilities, making "Brilliance" an engaging listen that rewards repeated plays.

As a precursor to their forthcoming debut album, "Brilliance" sets the bar high for The Shrubs. Fans of psychedelic rock and boundary-pushing music will undoubtedly find themselves eagerly anticipating the band's full-length project. With their ability to craft innovative and enthralling songs, The Shrubs are poised to make a significant impact on the music scene in the coming years.

I could listen to this song again and again and surely will - Definitely Ones2Watch!



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