There are some tracks that when you’re listening to them you can’t help but be transported you back to your adolescence and that’s what happened to me when I listened to Faster On Fire’s latest 90’s pop punk influenced track. Honestly if you put Can’t Stop Starting in the late 90’s or early 00’s it would’ve been an anthem for the emo and scene kids across the globe.
The whole production sounds like a live audio recording and it’s this type of quality that makes the raw production and honest vocal feel so much more hard hitting both emotionally and energy wise. With lyrics diving into the frustrations of a relationship, where it’s easy to blame everyone around you this track offers a more honest outlook with it questioning whether you’re part of the problem in this relationship. It’s an interesting concept with the meaning even coming from a personal experience the band member Jon Skinner experienced.
“The song is loosely based on a two-year relationship I gave up overnight for an old flame that suddenly came back into my life,” Skinner explains. “No regrets, but it was an existing pattern in my life.”
If you’re looking for something that’s raw, honest and reminiscent of banks like Blink-182 then this is something you should check out.