Review: Collective Soul’s single ‘Cut the Cord’

Single/Video Review

Collective Soul

By Angelina Singer, Rock At Night Boston

Music Review: Collective Soul’s single “Cut the Cord” – Release date July 26, 2022

Collective Soul. Photo by David Abbott

Collective Soul’s latest rock ’n’ roll romp “Cut the Cord” has all the ingredients you’d expect in an alternative track. From the face-melting guitar solo, to the driving palm-muted rhythms and a particular brand of audible angst that’s borderline sensual, there’s plenty to sink your teeth into. This frustrated revenge track is about getting out of a toxic relationship that’s a hard habit to break.

“Watch me laugh, make me cry, tell me what it’s all for” sums it up pretty well, inspiring the listener to reflect on their own complicated feelings because let’s face it – we’ve all been there one time or another. Thankfully, Collective Soul just blessed us with the breakup anthem of the summer, so you can start fresh – at least until it happens all over again. Blare this one loud enough to wake the neighbors and rock out along with your newfound independence.

“Cut The Cord” from Collective Soul’s highly anticipated 11th studio album, VIBRATING.  It’s due out August 12 on their label, Fuzze-Flex Records via AMPED Distribution, and pre-orders are available now on CD, vinyl and digital formats.

UPCOMING TOUR w/Switchfoot

DATE               CITY                             VENUE
Sat 7/30            Grantville, PA                Penn National Racecourse – Hollywood Casino
Sun 7/31           Hampton, NH                Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Tue 8/2             Silver Spring, MD          The Fillmore Silver Spring
Wed 8/3            Huntington, NY              The Paramount
Thu 8/4             New York, NY               Palladium Times Square
Sat 8/6              Webster, MA                 Indian Ranch
Sun 8/7             Pittsburgh, PA               Stage AE
Mon 8/8            Jackson, MI                  Jackson County Fairgrounds
Sat 8/13            Billings, MT                   MetraPark – First Interstate Arena
Sun 8/14           Denver, CO                   The Mission Ballroom
Mon 8/15          Sandy, UT                     Sandy City Amphitheater
Wed 8/17          Jacksonville, OR           Britt Pavilion
Sat 8/20            Paso Robles, CA           Vina Robles Amphitheatre
Sun 8/21           Saratoga, CA                The Mountain Winery
Tue 8/23           Inglewood, CA               YouTube Theater
Wed 8/24          San Diego, CA              Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
Fri 8/26             Henderson, NV             Sunset Station Outdoor Amphitheater
Sat 8/27            Flagstaff, AZ                 Fort Tuthill Park – Pepsi Amphitheater
Mon 9/5            New Haven, KY             The Amphitheater at Dant Crossing
Wed 9/7            Cary, NC                       Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park
Fri 9/9               Charleston, SC              The Riviera Theater – Sottile Ballroom
Sat 9/10            Atlanta, GA                   Cadence Park Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
Sun 9/11           Nashville, TN                 Grand Ole Opry House
Tue 9/13           Jacksonville, FL            Florida Theatre
Wed 9/14          Clearwater, FL              Ruth Eckerd Hall
Fri 9/16             Orlando, FL                   Hard Rock Live
Sat 9/17            Pompano Beach, FL      Pompano Beach Amphitheatre
Sun 9/18           Tallahassee, FL             Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
Tue 9/20           New Orleans, LA           Mahalia Jackson Theater
Wed 9/21          Sugar Land, TX             Smart Financial Centre
Fri 9/23             Austin, TX                     Austin City Limits Live
Sat 9/24            San Antonio, TX            Majestic Theatre
Sun 9/25           Dallas, TX                     The Factory in Deep Ellum

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