It's a rare occasion when a song not only reverberates with the music of its era but also transcends time to speak profound truths. LES FRADKIN achieves this monumental feat with "Together" from his latest masterwork “Reality - The Rock Opera.”
From the outset, "Together" captures the essence of nostalgia and the thrill of the new age. The intense drum pattern echoing the iconic chordal hits engulfs the listener into a whirlwind of soundscapes. The roto-toms, reminiscent of the 80s and brought back to life with an imposing reverb, announce that this is no ordinary tune.
The spirit of this composition shines brightest when LES FRADKIN's voice breaks the instrumental crescendo. Every word sung is a showcasing of his unparalleled passion - a fervor reminiscent of the timeless quality of John Lennon’s “Imagine.” As he delivers the powerful message, you're cocooned in epic traditional vocal harmonies, while experimental synths guide you through a transcendent journey.
Chants elevate the lyrics, allowing them to weave a story that's both a reflection of times gone by and a prediction of what’s to come. As the song moves towards its climax, the sheer force of the drum kit leaves an indelible mark, resonating with the synths in an epic outro.
History tells us that two decades ago, Les Fradkin and Loretta Fradkin penned a song that would eerily predict our present world. "Together" isn't just a song; it’s a message of unity, peace, and hope. With lyrics like - "Together, together, there's no more war, together, together, there'll be no poor," - it's clear that this is an anthem of global harmony.
LES FRADKIN achieves this monumental feat with "Together" from his latest masterwork “Reality - The Rock Opera.”
Considering LES FRADKIN's storied past, this song's potency isn't surprising. From his groundbreaking days as the Original Cast of George Harrison in Broadway's "Beatlemania" to his innovative feats on the Starr Labs Ztar, his journey has always been about pioneering new frontiers. Not just a master of his craft, but an originator, LES FRADKIN has consistently been at the vanguard of musical evolution.
LES FRADKIN's "Together" is more than just a song; it's a reflection of a world that once was, a prediction of the future, and most importantly, a dream of a better tomorrow. In a time where unity is paramount, LES FRADKIN offers a beacon of hope and a call to come "Together". This is not just music; it’s a movement.