Unveiling 'I'm A God': My Life Story's Epic Return to the Music Scene
In a world where music genres intertwine and evolve, there are some bands that hold a timeless charm, captivating audiences with their unique sound and captivating lyrics. My Life Story, the pioneering British Epic Pop Band, falls perfectly into this category. Led by the charismatic frontman, Jake Shillingford, the band has graced the music scene with their distinctive fusion of pop and orchestral elements, creating a symphony that resonates with fans across generations. With their latest announcement of a new single, tour, and an upcoming album release, My Life Story is primed to once again mesmerize music enthusiasts worldwide.
As anticipation buzzes through the air, My Life Story unveils their latest single, 'I'm A God'. The title might raise an eyebrow, but charismatic frontman Jake Shillingford assures us it's not an autobiographical declaration of his own deity but rather a thought-provoking exploration of the human tendency to idolize. With eloquent lyricism, the song weaves together a tapestry of divine beings, both revered and questionable, inviting listeners to ponder the threads that weave our beliefs. Shillingford, known for his flair for storytelling through music, expresses his intent to shed light on how media often bestows divine status carelessly, making 'I'm A God' a reflection on the dichotomy of devotion.
Shillingford articulates his vision for the song: "I wanted to highlight how the media lazily awards everything and everyone divine status and consider if worshiping false gods is embedded in our DNA... It's a classic MLS listing song... creating a collage of lyrical contrasts." The track stands as a testament to My Life Story's ability to craft narratives within their music, offering listeners not just a song, but an experience.
Beyond the musical canvas of 'I'm A God', My Life Story is set to embark on a journey that will take them to intimate venues across the UK, culminating in a series of live performances that promise to be nothing short of awe-inspiring. The tour kicks off in February 2024, with a sold-out show at London's iconic 100 Club on Oxford Street, a venue that has witnessed the evolution of music itself. This marks a triumphant return for the band, as it's their first London show in over two years.
But the excitement doesn't stop there. The tour serves as a prelude to a larger-than-life event: the release of their fifth studio album, slated to drop on Exilophone Records next year. With Jake Shillingford at the helm, the album boasts a collaborative effort with Nick Evans and the mixing expertise of Ben Hillier, known for his work with acclaimed artists like Depeche Mode, Blur, and more. The album promises to be a harmonious blend of the band's signature sound and fresh, innovative elements. Fans can anticipate a collection of tracks, both familiar and novel, that will solidify My Life Story's place in the pantheon of musical brilliance.
Thurs 15th St.Albans - The Horn Fri 16th Brighton - Hope & Ruin Sat 17th London - 100 Club (Sold Out) Thurs 22nd Birmingham - Hare & Hounds Thurs 29th Bristol - Louisiana
MARCH 2024 Sat 2nd London -100 Club