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Too Much Saturn’s Blame Game Single Review

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The cover for Too Much Saturn’s pop-indie-rock single, ‘Blame Game.’

Band: Too Much Saturn; Chris Cerasoli: vocals and keyboards; Mark Hoffmann: guitars and vocals; Guy Sheldon: bass and vocals; and Dave Franco: drums and percussion

Single: ‘Blame Game;’ Recorded at Rax Trax Studios Chicago with engineers Rick Barnes and Andy Schumacher

The allure of new love often enchantingly captivates people into always believing in the best of the person they’re drawn to, and doesn’t always offer a full view on their true personality. But the further a couple delves into their connection, the more often one side is unfairly blamed for many of the troubles in the relationship. Chicago-based band, Too Much Saturn, is stunningly offering a new view on the ‘Blame Game,’ which is their latest single that was released earlier this month. While the blame game is certainly not a new concept, and can be applied to many types of relationships, the quartet is embracing the fact that they must now learn how to contend with the strained connection.

‘The Blame Game’ is powerfully written from the perspective of a character in a relationship who feels the other person isn’t taking full responsibility for their actions. However, the main character also acknowledges they may also be playing the blame game, and isn’t taking accounting for his own questionable actions.

Too Much Saturn’s new single is another stunning example of the musicians’ alluring and stunning ability to craft songs that are not only emotional and relatable in their lyrics, but also enthralling in their instrumentation. ‘The Blame Game’ features an an original mix of fun and soaring pop-indie rock melody, hooks and harmonies that are crafted through commanding drums and 12 string bass, as well as swirling keyboards and ambient guitars.

The relentless rhythm of the instrumentation drives the raw and emotional lyrics, which tantalizingly chronicles how when the narrator looks the person they love in the eye, they’re not surprised to catch them in a lie. The lyrics are also precise in their detailing of the intensity of the blame always being placed on one person. The tracks notes that neither person has anything left to gain from the relationship, which is caught in a continuous round of deception.

The appeal of new love often charmingly captivates people into always believing the best in the person they’re drawn to, and doesn’t always offer a full view on their true personality. But the further a couple delves into their bond, the more often one person is unfairly blamed for many of the troubles in the relationship. Too Much Saturn, is enthrallingly offering a new view on the ‘Blame Game’ in their latest single. The tune features an an original blend of fun and soaring pop-indie rock melody, hooks and harmonies that are crafted through stunning instrumentation and passionate lyrics.

For more information on Too Much Saturn, visit the band’s BandCamp, Facebook and Twitter pages.

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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