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  • Writer's pictureKhyati Chaturvedi

Nostalgic Nirvana: Decoding 90s Rock's Majestic Meditation on Melancholy with The Flying Beets's 'Villain'

Step into the dystopian rock catharsis of the Flying Beets' brand new sound, 'Villian'! Hailing from Fort Worth, Texas, The Flying Beats is a power-packed trio that comprises talents like the singer/songwriter/performer Nathan Walker, Troumatics legend David Cross and Kenn Scott. Although seemingly new in the industry, their sounds showcase a sense of maturity and depth in the most majestic manner possible. This recent track deserves drumrolls, as it is a power-punching tune that reflects the prowess of Walker's songwriting and guitar skills. Capturing peak nostalgia from the 90s and elements of surf rock from the 60s, let's decode the glory of this track!

The Flying Beets
The Flying Beets

What sounds like a rapturous escape from reality, the lyrics of this single seem to melt in your skin and sound like a drug to the ears.

'Villian' is a thought-provoking journey down the rabbit hole of one's mind, as one copes up with their internal and external sources of trauma. This seems to shape one's perspective to view their struggles as a form of art, as there is not a lot to talk about or figure out. No matter how much you try to communicate one might slightly overwhelm you with their troubles, and it all sums up to downright chaos and blasphemy. This gives off-peak Radiohead energy with the notions of mellow drums and hard-hitting electric guitar solos. If you love 'Creep' by the Radiohead you'll be flabbergasted by the beauty of this track. This is pure, thought-provoking and sheds light on how our actions and circumstances mirror what goes inside our brains. Every moment of this track is worth cherishing, thanks to the husky yet soulful vocals that fit like a glove to the overall theme of this track.

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