Joel Alexandersson, the singer of The Rains, wanted to write something about their childhood. Not some kind of romanticization or for that matter demonization of their early teens, but in the way he remembered certain events and what role they play in their lives today. “I wanted to write songs about moments that were so incredibly emotionally meaningful when you were younger. Memories of old friends, teenage love and the summer days that never seemed to end.”
In the middle of all that, he found out that the pieces he mainly remembered are the bits that scared or hurt him most. Moments that might have made them who they are today. For better or worse.
This is the first single from their yet untitled new album. A song that pretty much sums up everything they mentioned. A song that could well represent future material from them. A strong song with both space and great harmonies.