Sydney rising indie-rocker artist Sam Marks delivers a brand new stunning emotional single “Vagabond“
The rising indie-rock artist isn’t afraid to deftly weave varying influences into his sound, from the sunlight-infused melodies in debut single ‘Ellie Mae’ to the flavoursome reggae twist embraced in latest release ‘Tend To Yourself’.
Marks explores frenzied rock elements in ‘Vagabond’, delivering wandering melodies, choppy rhythms and feverish vocal techniques.
The new massive single “Vagabond” features Marks’ vocal tone is as warm as ever, his slight rasp accentuating the burgeoning turmoil of the lyrics. A big, powerful chorus unveils an echo-worthy lyrical hook before the song steadies again for a shortened second verse.
The calm before the storm, an instrumental breakdown is built from the ground up creating a vortex of swirling guitars, roaring percussion, and layered vocal textures.
Mark shares about the new single, “’Vagabond’ is a story influenced by someone I had a relationship with a few years ago. They were in Australia for a period of time, escaping their life in their home country. She’d had a troubled past and a difficult time dealing with it. At times, I was overwhelmed with what I’d learnt about her past. I was swept up in a fiery and tempestuous relationship with them, slipping into an expanding maelstrom of emotions. And all of the sudden, they were gone.“
Bringing youthful exuberance and honest reflection to his songwriting, Marks wrote ‘Vagabond’ about a previous partner and the overwhelming feelings of being in an unsustainably chaotic relationship, stating:
Over his music career, Mark has released some non-stop hits like “Tend To Yourself”, “Ellie Mae” and his single “Eventide”