RainCrowd Calls For Peace Through Music

Indie rock band plows through winter with multiple projects.NJ-based indie band gives all the earnings of new single to Ukraine victims.



For Immediate Release
March 23, 2022

Linden, NJ

As much of the world is watching to what is happening in Ukraine, RainCrowd, an indie rock band based in New Jersey, does their part to help out the victims. Their second single for the year entitled, “Bring Me Home”, seems to identify much of what the victims might be feeling away from home after theirs were destroyed by Russian bombs initiated by their infamous dictator.
“This one hits home to me!”, comments Chot Ulep, the band’s frontman and bass player. “I can't stand it when people's freedom gets raped in front of the world. That's the exact reason why I live here in the US. But I don’t want to say anything more than that. I might get in trouble (laughs).”, he added.
“It’s all political! Right or wrong, all of it is about politics.”, explains Nico Capistrano, the band’s lead guitarist, keyboardist and sound engineer.
Dave Majam, rhythm guitarist, and Tonyo Valbuena, drummer, on the other hand, want to stay positive on the whole topic, citing that the new single is “Dedicated to the children of Ukraine who need help to bring them in a “Peaceful Home”.”
Bring Me Home starts off with a violin pizzicato synth, something the band has never done before. “It was originally a random piano loop from a (Roland) 303 digital sequencer I had in my old PC.”, narrates Ulep. “Me and Niks were arguing about the guitar parts because he recorded a phenomenal track but was hesitant on raising the levels. In the end, I won the argument (laughs). You should check it out!”, he added.
Asked what the story is behind the song, Ulep said, “It was a song written because I missed home – family, friends. But later I realized that “home” is a state of an individual where they feel safe and secure. I was away from everyone – even the band. And that kindda sucked!”, he remarked.
Bring Me Home will be released on March 30, 2022 via major streaming platforms as Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music. All proceeds from the single will be donated to the victims of the war in Ukraine.
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