For many years, the number of people suffering from burnout or depression has been steadily increasing in Germany. The speed of life seems to be getting faster and faster. For some, this makes them all the more reluctant to show weakness. It therefore seems more appropriate than ever that the Berlin post-hardcore trio Future Palace wrote a song about accepting one’s own weaknesses in the face of this zeitgeist.
Defeating Gravity is a sonic monument between emo and post-hardcore, melody and brute force, impetus and vulnerability, as the song’s theme demands in the midst of an emotional stream of acceptance and resignation.
Check it out below.