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LAZORE - "On My Own"

MUSIC FARMER 5 - Review by Adam Jones

An Alt-Rock Symphony of Healing and Promise

In a shimmering confluence of raw emotional intensity and musical innovation, LAZORE unfurls the many layers of heartache, renewal, and self-discovery in his poignant alt-rock anthem, “On My Own”. As if conjuring the spirits of alt-rock titans like 3 Doors Down and Sublime, LAZORE crafts an auditory tapestry rich with echoes of the past, yet brimming with the fresh zest of contemporary vibes akin to acts like Twenty One Pilots.


From the very beginning, "On My Own" engrosses listeners with a laid-back guitar syncopation that gracefully dances against the pounding heartbeat of a robust alt-rock drum pattern. This mesmerizing musical interplay not only beckons one into the depths of the song but also invokes an irresistible head-bobbing reverie. It is within this trance that we are seamlessly ushered into a universe of visceral vulnerability, where heartache meets resilience, cloaked in the swirling echoes of a roaring organ in the backdrop that lends an almost ethereal layer to the composition.


Lyrically, LAZORE proves himself to be a masterful scribe of the human condition. The raw emotion embedded in the lines “Here I stand, I don’t know if you still care. Saying goodbye, I thought you’d always be there” resonates with anyone who has ventured into the tumultuous seas of love and loss. The expansive chorus, resplendent with roaring guitars, cradles the anguish and the nostalgia encapsulated in the reminiscences wedged deep within one’s soul, creating a symphonic resonance that pulsates in harmony with the heartbeat of shared human experience.


But it is the bridge that stands as a beacon of luminous hope amidst the storm. In a vocal performance that seems to soar on wings of renewed resolve and potential reconciliation, LAZORE paints a vivid tableau of resilience and tentative optimism, delivering lines like “I’ll hold the moments, that we both share, I’ll take them along with me” with a delicacy that belies the undercurrent of strength simmering beneath.


The genius of LAZORE's musical storytelling finds its pinnacle in the closing moments of the song. Opting for subtlety over grandiosity, the track gracefully closes with an unspoken promise hanging tantalizingly in the air, mirrored perfectly by the deliberate suspension of the final lyric ("And now it's time, And I have to let you know, I'm back out on my...[own]"), leaving the listeners lingering in a space of beautiful ambiguity, of possibilities yet unexplored. This narrative arc culminates in a powerful guitar strike that embodies a world of lingering hopes, unanswered questions, and the mysterious allure of an open-ended love story.

 

As if conjuring the spirits of alt-rock titans like 3 Doors Down and Sublime, LAZORE crafts an auditory tapestry rich with echoes of the past, yet brimming with the fresh zest of contemporary vibes akin to acts like Twenty One Pilots.
 

Undoubtedly, LAZORE's "On My Own" emerges as a rare gem in the modern alt-rock panorama - a visceral, unflinchingly honest, and profoundly hopeful ballad that speaks to the very core of human existence. Drawing from the wellsprings of his own experiences, LAZORE offers not just a song, but a lifeline of empathy and understanding, proving once again that his music doesn’t just imitate art but mirrors the purest reflections of truth and the poignant journey of becoming who one is meant to be.


As the New York-based maestro continues his ascent into the upper echelons of the alt-rock realm, characterized by his tireless dedication and instinctive mastery of his craft, “On My Own” stands as a powerful shining example of his evolving artistry. It heralds the birth of a modern musical luminary who is unafraid to traverse the intricate pathways of human emotions, promising listeners not just a song, but a shared journey into the exhilarating unknown. With “On My Own”, LAZORE doesn't just sing to us, he sings *FOR* us - weaving together the raw threads of heartbreak and hope into a kaleidoscopic symphony that resonates with the timeless echo of a spirit reborn.


Keep your ears open for "ON MY OWN", set for release September 6, 2023!

In the meantime, check out more music from LAZORE below!👇



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