the bassist Greta Van Fleet, Sam Kiszkamade a strong allegation against “popular music”According to which, according to him, “lack of substance“And this is “Almost an insult to people’s intelligence.”
And it is that their band has been one of the new generation of groups that took us back to the golden age of the genre. Back in 2017, when Greta Van Fleet released the EP ‘Black Smoke Rising’The whole world turned, curious as to what the children were doing. There are also many critics of the ensemble who claim that it is a crude imitation. zepelli ledN.
Now, in a new interview with the results (via) ultimate Guitar), Kiszka talks about the current music landscape, starting with his 2021 record, ‘Battle at the Garden Gate,
“It’s a kind of human story… We’ve prepared it in a different way, so you can look at it in a different way. The best we can hope is that it’s thought provoking.”Artists say.
For bassist, current music, especially what he classifies as “popular”, is the exact opposite of what Greta Van Fleet seeks to awaken in his followers.
“We hear a lot of things, not by choice, on some radio stations that are ‘popular music,’ and have no essence. They tell you exactly what to think and why. And they have something to suspense. And it almost insults people’s intelligence. It doesn’t give you a chance to activate your brain, and start firing creatively.”
For all this, Greta Van Fleet is preparing a new album with which they want to return to their “garage days”.
“Now is the time to get creative and think of something different, because we’ve always wanted to do that album; we’ve always wanted to do ‘Garden Gate,’ and we did. But we already knew what was next. Really , we’re working on it right now.” , on the third album”,
“We’re very far with it, and I can’t really say much about it, but it’s like the whole concept of going back to the roots of what we did. Turning your head back to that garage era, no more Spending a whole lot of time making it perfect. But capturing what’s happening and embellishing it and making it exciting and raw and energetic.”