For immediate release, April 28, 2015.
Female fronted independent rock band Forever Still have released a new EP called “Save Me”. The EP is the the second of three digital EPs that will eventually end up as one physical full length album later in 2015. The EP can be downloaded directly from the bands website: www.foreverstill.dk where the band lets their fans pay what they want for it.
“We believe that music should be available to everyone – both those who are broke, and those who have a little extra to spare in support of the artists they love” Maja explains. We’ve put a lot of time and effort into this EP, so if people want to give us some help for the time and effort, we are very grateful! But if they don’t have any money right now, they can just take it, share it with their friends and if they love it, come back and kick in later.
The EP was recorded, mixed and mastered in in the band’s own studio by band member Mikkel Haastrup. Mikkel is a trained sound engineer by Flemming ‘Metallica’ Rasmussen. “We like our music and everything surrounding it to be 100% honest and we felt the only way we could achieve that was by doing everything ourselves” says Mikkel.
The EP is part two of the bands debut album which is a concept album about a suppressed individual struggling through depression, anxiety, and worthlessness and getting stronger in the process. “The songs are all very raw, emotional and somewhat imperfect, because we wanted it to sound like someone falling apart and trying to put the pieces back together” says Maja
The first EP in the series, “Scars”, was welcomed with open arms by both fans and media:
“Scars is one of the most exciting new releases in the last 12 months and if there is justice in the music world, 2015 has to be the year of Forever Still. 5/5” – PlanetMosh.
“The power in the vocals, the musicianship of every member and even the production is perfection(…)Scars’ is three tracks every rock fan should have. 5/5” – Genius Babble.
“Frontwoman Maja Schønning is the driving force behind the band, bringing powerful vocals in abundance. If we were to place our faith in one female to successfully lead a band to the top of the metal scene, Maja would be it. 4/5” – HD Music Promotions.