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Discover & Download - Weathers

July 25, 2016
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With an average age of 19, the members of Weathers —  lead singer/rhythm guitarist Cameron Boyer, guitarist Cameron Olsen, bassist Brennen Bates, and  drummer Cole Carson — are part of the post-Millennial Generation Z: Social media-saturated kids who grew up in an insecure post-9/11 world and raised by financially stressed parents affected by the economic downturn. It’s no wonder that a skeptical, unsettled mood permeates the songs that the Los Angeles-based band has written since they officially became Weathers in October 2015.

Weathers’ darkly tinged, guitar-driven alt-rock songs like “Happy Pills” and “American Dream” paint a vivid picture of young people who “can’t function without weed” struggling not only to find jobs, but also an identity. “Happy Pills” is an ironic indictment of dependency, as is “Sucker,” which posits that lust for another person can be just as destructive as a lust for money or drugs if you’re not confident in yourself.