The Drive. unveils powerful new single ‘Living is Easy’

"It's written about the feeling of being looked down upon, the track encapsulates the emotions of feeling dejected due to factors as trivial as an area of living”
31 May 2024
Photo by Conor Blades (@c_bldz)

Hailing from Cork, merging alt-rock trio, The Drive., unleash a slice of powerful sounds with  their compelling new single living is easy., produced by Keelan O’Reilly (Post-Party), living is easy. takes listeners on a sonic journey characterized by potent drum breaks, razor-sharp guitar riffs, and thunderous basslines. 

Immersed in sunken reverbs, the single evokes a palpable sense of anticipation and intensity, fueled by emotive vocals and intricately woven riffs, the song explores the challenges of everyday life with lyrical sincerity.

Driven by a punching sound, the track seamlessly transitions between fuzzy, distorted moments and soft, melodic interludes, creating a captivating juxtaposition that reflects serenity against the murky, grinding depths.

The band reveal: “’living is easy.’ is written about the feeling of being looked down upon, the track encapsulates the emotions of feeling dejected due to factors as trivial as an area of living.

Photo by Conor Blades (@c_bldz)

Since forming in 2018, The Drive. has quickly established themselves as a standout act on both local and international stages. Their widespread acclaim includes coveted spots on Spotify playlists like ‘Alternative Ireland’ and ‘melomania.’.

Noteworthy performances include sold-out headline shows at iconic Irish venues such as The Grand Social in Dublin and Cyprus Avenue in Cork, as well as support slots for esteemed acts like The K’s and The Blue Stones. With their dynamic live performances and genre-defying sound, The Drive. draws comparisons to the likes of Deftones, Fontaines D.C., and IDLES, all while maintaining a distinctive identity of their own.

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Upcoming Live Dates:
June 1st – The Old Blue Last – London, UK
June 2nd – Wild Roots Festival – Sligo, IE
June 15th – The Brewery Corner – Kilkenny, IE (ANNOUNCING MAY 15TH)