Season Of The Senses, the Canadian alt-rock band, has created an alternative, fist-pumping anthem you’ll spin on repeat in their latest offering, “Ever.”
The band is made up of Elena Stocco (lead vocals), Christian Pritchard (guitar, bass, synth), Rob Clarkson (bass, guitar, and synths), Maxwell He (drums), Damian Weston (synths, guitars, and bass).
“Things went from bad to worse as the depression and childhood traumas began to catch up with me and, as so many people do, I found relief in self-medication through drugs,” he shares. “To know me was to think I was probably the least likely to fall into that trap, but that’s the thing with trauma — we tend to carry it alone, a dark and destructive friend we keep to ourselves.”
Knowing he needed help,
“I checked myself into rehab,” Weston continues. “And not just any rehab; a therapeutic community – a rehab considered the last stop for addicts because of its difficulty. There were no personal chefs; no spa days… But there was a farm and hard work — both physical and emotional. It was a two-year program with almost no contact with the outside world.
“But it saved — and fundamentally changed — my life.”
Instinctually feeling that the song was best served with a band’s full backing, once Season Of The Senses assembled, the Guelph, Ontario-based group settled on laying down “Ever” once and for all.
“It truly became what it was meant to,” Weston reveals. “The sentiment filtered through Elena’s soulful voice; Christian’s crushing guitars; Rob and Max propelling it forward…. It just proved the point of the song: alone we struggle, but there is power and strength in community and togetherness.
“That’s what gives us hope, and that’s what takes us home”.<
I’m Jenna, and I am the founder and editor of Canadian Beats. I have had a strong love for Canadian music, which started many years ago. I have a passion for promoting these talented Canadian bands and artists, and that’s how Canadian Beats came to be. I am so proud of what it has become over the last few years, with many talented music lovers and writers coming together to spread the word of Canada’s music.