Elia “The Question”

Elia’s “The Question” is a fascinating effort. The unique vocal styles pull double duty in that they are a cornerstone of the song’s harmony while providing the narrative for the song. The guitars and drums on The Question put this nominally into the rock genre but the effort is so much more than that. Rising and falling, with a momentum that picks up at all the right points, The Question is one of those rare efforts that listeners will be energized by by the time that the song concludes. We weren’t too terribly familiar with Elia before this, but we’ll be keeping much more of an ear on the ground for this act in the future. Continue reading “Elia “The Question””

Elia “Time to Rise”

Elia’s “Time to Rise” is a touching track that is really a multi-media experience; one needs to watch the video (under the jump) to see the beautiful visuals that accompany Elia’s vocals. The track is wholly unique, with vocals placed at the fore. These vocals pull double duty in that they both weave a story and contribute to the overall harmonies of the single. Time To Rise is a track with a high replay value. The dynamic between the instrumentation and the lyrics are such that listeners will continue to find new and exciting things months after an initial spin. Continue reading “Elia “Time to Rise””