Washington, DC and Baltimore area band FIVES released a brand new EP toward the tail end of summer. Titled Heart & Thunder, the six-track effort mixes indie and pop rock offerings that are upbeat with sing-along energy, mellow and deliberate, or some kind of combination of both. There’s intricate guitar work, big, catchy choruses, the occasional dance-inducing groove, and more. Front to back it’s a truly solid release that should appeal to the ears on fans of everything from radio-ready pop rock to less-than-mainstream indie acts like the Dear Hunter. Today, we’re premiering the beautifully shot performance video for the EP’s title track and you can check it out below.
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When asked to share a little about his band’s new EP and the video we’re premiering today, vocalist/guitarist Marc Cashin said, “The EP, Heart & Thunder, is a collection of songs that represent relationships of all kinds; the good, the bad, the ups and downs, the excitement of sharing that first moment of eye contact, the struggle to find love at the same time, the fear of unrequited love—the heart and the thunder. We wanted the video to be straightforward and really showcase the band and the song. The production is lush but also has the great guitar and I just love the way it unfolds, kind of like a relationship. Slowly, and then a crescendo!”