After the unexpected demise of band-mate Mike Taylor, Walk Off The Earth is back with ‘Here We Go!,’ one of their most ‘definite’ records still.
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The critically-acclaimed Canadian troupe is back with Here We Go!, their latest full-length album since 2015’s Sing It All Away
Fans were excited about the latest music, as Here We Go! debuted in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Album Sales Chart, hit #3 on Canada’s Top Album Chart, and hit the #1 spot on the Nielsen’s Pop Album chart.
However, with every spin, there are highs — and lows. Here We Go!
comes shorter than a year following the band lost Mike “Beard Guy” TaylorThe favorite keyboardist and singer died of natural conditions in his sleep in December 2018.
The troupe celebrated the life, love, and legacy of “Beard Guy” in their path, “Mike’s Song.” Though birthed in grief, the song is an uplifting ode to how love and friendship is everlasting.
“Hey, I know you’ll always be with me / but I can’t shake the heartache / Even if the day doesn’t break / It’s gonna be okay / Yeah, I know / Hey, it’s gonna be okay.”
The song is, like the support of the album, unconditionally beaming.
Here We Go! exhibits Walk Off The Earth’s skill at crafting energetic music that is full of life and, as band members, Sarah Blackwood and Gianni Luminati say when speaking to the media, “emphatic”.Even on “Under a Tree,” an offbeat love song about “doing what comes easily,” is an irresistible bop that will make anyone seem for the nearest dark pine.
The troupe freshly released the music video for Here We Go’s lead single, “I’ll Be There.”
With compelling description, the video portrays the unbreakable connection amidst family and how it can improve lift one to the highest highs and draw them out of the deepest lows.