Crash Adams

FRESH: ‘Make It Last’ – Crash Adams

Crash Adams want to “Make It Last”!

by Christopher Smith

Crash Adams mark their return with their new single “Make It Last”. The boys tell us: “Most people at some point wonder what it would be like to relive a moment of their youth, but have it play out according to what their ideal vision is of that moment – true or not. “Make It Last” is about that. At the end of the day, we want people to hear it and create their own story behind it”.

Earlier this year, the Canadian duo unleashed their 80’s tinged, retro-futurist pop single “Astronaut”, bringing them to the attention of more than a handful of parties, securing them a spot in New Music Friday Canada and Indie All Stars on Spotify. The band’s DIY status sees them write, produce, perform, mix and master all of their music.

Drawing on a myriad of influences ranging from 80’s pop, rock, indie and electro. “Our goal is to make you feel nostalgic, yet inspired”, they explain. “We’d say we’re pretty retro but also pop, we believe we remain unique. We have so much music finished and we’re going to release it one by one”. No less ambitious than its predecessor, “Make It Last” rolls in at three and half minutes, unmasking an indie-pop lineage conversing head on with more recent like-minded musical contemporaries.

“We’re childhood friends who have been surrounded by music for our entire lives. We also like suits! I began producing at a young age while Adams played guitar. My uncle has been running a studio since before we were born, so growing up we were lucky enough to use it whenever we wanted”. This history has created an unbridled musical connection and Crash Adams continue their foray forwards heralding the arrival of their debut album in 2020.

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Written by Christopher Smith

So perhaps you’ve read an article or two that I’ve written and wondered “just who is this character?”! Well I thought maybe it would be time to introduce myself and what I’m all about. Well it’s all about the music! Having been born in the late 1970’s I was heavily influenced by my parent’s love of ‘popular’ music and rock and roll of the 1950’s and 60’s. My Mother always said she should of married Elvis and my father was, and is still, in love with Sandie Shaw! But while my Dad’s tastes stopped in about 1967, my Mum carried on loving music throughout the 70’s, 80’s and beyond. My first memory was playing on the floor whilst my Mother was ironing one day with the radio on, and hearing ABBA’s “Super Trouper” dancing my nappy off to it! Maybe that’s where it all went wrong…?! Having been subjected to all and sundry in my infant years, I finally found my feet in the mid-1980’s and began ‘partying’ to the likes of Culture Club, Stevie Wonder(!), Elkie Brooks and Bananarama to name but a few! The year 1987 would have a profound effect on my listening tastes and from thereon in my life would be dominated with buying and listening to music. Any number of outstanding songs were released and listened to that year, most notably “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and “La Isla Bonita”. That Summer my mind was completely taken over with music and sounds I’d never heard before and I was totally taken in by it all. My father would say “whaaar rubbish you got on naaaaao?” (I’m from Norfolk!) but I was hooked. And it continued so for the rest of the decade and the next. At the beginning of 1988 I ‘met’ my true love and the singer I’ve worshipped more than any other artist or group. You may know of her. She’s from Australia…! Aside from pop music, my tastes are many and varied and continues to grow and expand as I ‘mature’ in age. I’ve always been heavily interested in films and in particular the mechanics of film making and of course film music, so scores and subsequently orchestral music takes up a lot of my tastes and collection. 90’s dance and club tunes also takes up much of the space in my head and I’m surprised my brain has stopped shaking from the years of abuse it took being dragged to nightclubs, often three times a week in my 20’s! I find with each year that passes I regress back to my youth and of course the 1980’s. 80’s music dominates and the lust to see as many 80’s acts and singers play live now is insatiable. I’m still getting into the groove as much as every breath I take, but I’m never gonna give up listening to my heart and pumping up the volume, simply because I LOVE MUSIC…any kind of music!
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