Song Review: “Shine On” by The Amity Affliction

I love The Amity Affliction so much! I found the band through Sirius XM Octane when they first started playing their song “Open Letter” and I was so hooked! They’re from Australia and I’ve talked about them a lot less than I probably should on here because these guys are really awesome! Every song that they release I like a lot! I saw the cover photo for this song first on Facebook before I even heard it and I instantly got really excited for it! I think it took me three days after it was out on Octane to finally hear it.

This song is called “Shine On” and it sounds a lot more mellower. It’s not a ballad, but yet it’s not as powerful in sound overall to be considered heavy either. I didn’t think I would like it as much because I do love their heavier songs more than any other band (and that’s saying something!) the harsh vocals do give it that edge, but in a way not enough to lose the feeling of it. In every almost every artist or band I’ve come across in the last six years, they have a signature sound. The Amity Affliction have one clear stable. There’s always a choir somewhere, usually it’s a children’s choir. There’s nothing wrong with it. I love it. It is always a great add-in during live shows.

So what do you think of The Amity Affliction? How do you like their new single?