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Ivan Beecroft Can’t Believe The Things He Sees

You've never heard rock this way.

Not all songs sound like what you think they are about. Song lyrics, much like poetry, can mean far different things to each different person that listens to them or reads them. When it comes to the new single Believe from Ivan Beecroft, the song “is a bittersweet slightly desperate song about relationships in the context of the difficulties of our times.” OK, I get that. Here are the lyrics to the song:

Waited so long just to hold you in my arms

You took your time only for me to let you down

Hold on close to what you’re seeing

It might not last all night

Hold on tight to what you’re feeling

It might not last your life

You oooh just can't find the things you need

III iiiiiiiiii can't believe the things I see eee


Living this life lost in fear and soaked in doubt

They stood around hoping just to see you fall

Hold on tight to what you’re feeling

It might not last your life

Hold on close to what you’re seeing

It might not last all night

You oooh just can't find the things you need

III iiiiiiiiii can't believe the things I see eee

You oooh just can't find the things you need

III iiiiiiiiii can't believe the things I see eee

Just can't find the things you need

Can’t believe the things I see eee

Just can't find the things you need

Can’t believe the things I see eee  

You can listen to it here:

I like that although the song is kind of portrayed as somewhat of a love song, it still has a good edge to it. That edge comes from both Beecroft’s somewhat rough and raspy vocals to the sounds of the instruments themselves. It’s a rugged song, for rugged hearts.

Relationships do all sorts of things to the mind, body, and soul. Sometimes those are good things and sometimes they are bad things. This song encompasses this idea of relationships being a thin line between happiness and the end.

I thought that the vocals and the beat of this song made it sound comparable to something from the Barenaked Ladies. It kind of has a pop sound to it, but still stays in that realm of rock that would make it more popular on a rock station as opposed to a Top 40 channel. According to his bio, Beecroft’s sound and music have been compared to The Doors, Icehouse, The Church, and Collective Soul; all great bands in their own right.

Believe is the first single from Beecroft’s newest album coming up, but he has other music available for your listening pleasure online. You can check out his album Dirty Lie from 2016 on Soundcloud as well.

Listen to his previous album here:

Dirty Lie has 10-tracks of rock music that could border into New Wave and Synth. Again, it has a rough sound that is both pleasing and intriguing. I really love the first track, Amnesia. The title track on this album made me think of some old school Joan Jett songs with the opening guitar work. I am really impressed with this album and can’t wait to hear Beecroft’s new album when it’s complete.

Beecroft is extremely talented, playing all of the instruments on his recordings. You’d never guess it wasn’t a full band behind the music. This is often the case with many singer/songwriters, who will then either tour as a solo act or simply hire a full band to accompany them on the road or at shows. I’d love to see him live, either way.

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