Interview: Crimson Brûlée - Tragica
Take a comfortable seat with one of the catchiest and emotionally touching dark rock bands of recent times, Crimson Brûlée. Gustavo has given us a very in depth look in to the band and it makes for a damn good read!
December 7, 2021 - New York-based darkwave band, CRIMSON BRÛLÉE released their debut EP, Tragica.
The songs weave tales of love lost and redemption; the refusal to accept the inevitable. Tales of forgiveness and the sincere hope that true love will rise in the end –if only at the very end. …Words for the wounded hearts of the world.
The sound of Tragica has been described as a melodic combination of David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, and Depeche Mode with post-punk elements of Joy Division and Bauhaus. Bright melodies juxtaposed with heavy, dark lyrics.
Q. For those unfamiliar, how would you describe your music,
and where does your inspiration come from?
A. The music has been described as a melodic combination of David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, and Depeche Mode with post-punk elements of Joy Division and Bauhaus. Bright melodies juxtaposed with heavy, dark lyrics. Personally, bands like Psychedelic Furs and early Cult had a big influence on me.
Q. Tell us about your history and members of the band.
Where did it all start, and what inspired you all to start
making music together?
A. It was early 2019, Billy Keith and I were sitting around in the studio listening to tracks from our new EP at the time, “Don’t Let Go”. As we listened, the i