Our Darkest Night – Hearts & Hand Grenades

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  • Artist:   Hearts & Hand Grenades
    Release Date:   May 3, 2024
    Format:   Single
    Total Length (MM:SS):   03:39
    Explicit:   No
    Catalog No:   ECLP 9704
    Label:   Eclipse Records
    UPC:   638647970419

    ©2024 Eclipse Records
  • Producer(s):   Jeremy Tabor

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Our Darkest Night by Hearts & Hand Grenades

Our Darkest Night is the impressive new single from Hearts and Hand Grenades, a high-octane, female-fronted alternative metal band from Buffalo, NY (USA). The song delves deep into the emotional landscape of war and its aftermath. With profound lyricism and evocative melodies, the band paints a vivid portrait of the hidden complexities behind the catalyst for the song; the smiling faces of soldiers captured in old war photographs. As the song unfolds, it invites listeners to confront the stark contrast between the surface appearance of bravery and camaraderie and the harrowing truths concealed beneath the facade. The smiles of the soldiers, frozen in time, belie the untold stories of suffering, loss, and trauma that accompany the ravages of war. Hearts & Hand Grenades skillfully navigates this dichotomy, weaving a narrative that exposes the raw realities of conflict and its enduring impact on those who endure it.

This song came from looking at an old war photograph” says lead vocalist and bass player Stephanie Wlosinski. “Soldiers are depicted smiling but history tells a different tale as it often does with times of war. The story behind the photos tend to be much darker, sadder, and violent. This song touches on the emotional damages that war can cause and the PTSD that comes with it. It is about how heroes also need saving and battle through the emotional scars that their trauma leaves.”

Yet, amidst the darkness, there is a glimmer of resilience and hope. Hearts & Hand Grenades underscores the importance of acknowledging and addressing the emotional wounds inflicted by war, while also celebrating the indomitable spirit of those who persevere despite their pain. “Our Darkest Night” serves as a stark reminder that heroes, too, are vulnerable and in need of compassion and support as they navigate the complexities of their inner battles.

Our Darkest Night was was recorded, mixed & mastered by Jeremy Tabor at Triple Zero Music, and the art was created by 119 Design. The single was released on May 3, 2024 by Eclipse Records.