“Wide Awake” by VHS Collection
Playfully rebellious and with an interesting blend of pop, disco, rock and synthesizer magic. VHS Collection is shaking up the system and creating a new sound that they call “Dark Disco Rock”. With this newly form genre this talented band unites a variety of sounds creating catchy hooks and melodies that delivers a fun track that hides a certain somber destination. As “Wide Awake” might sound like a love track at first, it shows its true form afterwards with a few listens. We feel the desperation and the uncontrollable obsession of the main character of this story as he is unable to go back to sleep in fear of loosing that love that became his home. Yet unknowingly he looses himself in the process and madness lurks in and takes over leading to that inevitable sense of lost when his love interest can’t take it anymore. Enjoy this unique story and more of this talented ban from New York and make sure to follow them.