Capturing fear, anxiety, terror and despair, Seeing Things reflect on current social issues of apathy and injustice. Through their lyrics, they confront these issues directly and encourage the listener to face their own inner demons. Ever since its inception, Seeing Things was forged to bring a fresh new sound to the stage. The band emits a distressing energy of downtuned mania fuelled by ever-present paranoia 妄想症. With their raw, unfiltered energy and their unyielding commitment to their message, Seeing Things invites you on a journey of self-discovery and social awareness.
In their short time as a band Seeing Things have already landed significant editorial support from Spotify and Deezer across previous releases and have surpassed 870,000 Spotify streams alone over the past year. Furthermore, the band have had the backing of BBC Radio 1, Metal Hammer, Kerrang Radio, V13, Primordial Radio, Idobi Howl, SpaceUntravel, Moshville Times, Heavy Magazine, Idioteq, GigRadar and many other publications. The band now release new single ‘Shapeshifter’ on the 7th July 2023.
“Shapeshifter” pushes the boundaries of musical expression, delivering a gut-wrenching and exhilarating experience. With relentless down-tuned guitars, thundering drum grooves, and aggresive vocals that cut through the soul, Seeing Things takes listeners on a tumultuous journey through the darkest corners of human nature. With its thought-provoking narrative, “Shapeshifter” challenges listeners to question their own identities and the masks they may wear in their daily lives. It urges self-reflection and the recognition of one’s own flaws, emphasizing the importance of authenticity and personal growth. Through its dark and introspective lyrics, the song strikes a chord with those who have experienced the pain of deceit and serves as a powerful anthem of empowerment.
Lead singer Erich explains:
The lyrics of “Shapeshifter” act as a mirror, forcing listeners to question their own identities and the masks they wear in their daily lives. The song serves as a call to embrace authenticity, urging individuals to shed the facades they have crafted to conform to societal expectations. It ignites a fire within, encouraging self-reflection and personal growth as listeners confront their own flaws and confront the demons that lurk beneath the surface.