Alternative rock meets pop trio PHNTMS have unleashed an energetic new hope filled anthem. Entitled “Paper Flowers,” the vibrant track is a pop punk release with an explosive arena rock chorus, sure to make you sing along.
“Paper Flowers” is all about hope, devotion and ultimately love. When things get tough, most romantic relationships end but PHNTMS wants to remind us that sometimes the best thing to do is to stay in the relationship and work together for a better future. Commitment is a process and with “Paper Flowers,” singer Alyssa Gambino tells her love that she is ready to put in the effort to make the love last. Sonically, the irresistible song features sun-drenched power chords and shiny synths, a nod to their experience recording in the sunny city of Los Angeles. The bold and elevated chorus strikes with enormity, its complex but yet tangible and inviting. Alyssa Gambino’s vocals have the confidence of Janis Joplin but the sweetness of Stevie Nicks, it’s a winning combination rarely heard in alternative rock.
PHNTMS is singer Alyssa Gambino and guitarists Adam Jessamine and Mikal Smith. The trio has built a strong following with their riveting live shows in their hometown of Philadelphia, opening for the likes of Kings of Leon, The 1975, Bastille, Fitz & The Tantrums and Empire of the Sun, among other notable acts. “Paper Flowers” is off of their upcoming highly anticipated EP set for release next year. The band aims to connect with their listeners by creating music all about relatable moments of love, loss and hardships. Gambino reveals, “I think as songwriters, we try to capture these moments and make them as detailed as possible. We’ll always be fascinated by the fact we can freeze these moments…”
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