The build-up to DEADLIFE’s latest full-length album continues with the rugged production and stoic atmosphere of “Hope On Bridgewater St.” The song’s careful composition is accented with synthetic organs and choirs for a complex atmosphere that reveals a rich scope of influences. “Hope On Bridgewater St.” Is out now on all platforms from independent retro synth label FiXT Neon.
Hope on Bridgewater St. There are small slivers of life that for some reason are stuck in my head forever. Being completely down and out having lost everything at the time, I’d walk up and down the same street to and from university. I felt like I was lying at the bottom of the deepest trench in the ocean. I think when you truly hit rock bottom you get to a point where it’s make or break. I’d walk past this giant cathedral where I lived, and I’m not religious, but just seeing that huge structure piercing the sky made me realise that despite everything, some stuff was still beautiful, it distracted me from how I felt briefly. Around this time, I decided to let go of my past and move forward, that I’d never give up pursuing my dream of making music. I didn’t care about how I looked, money, anything like that, I just wanted to create. I’d walk past that Bridgewater Street sign every day, as I lived on it, and I never forgot how I felt back then. So I wanted to capture that moment in a song and release it. That is the inspiration, to get up and climb the mountain, with renewed fire in your veins. – DEADLIFE