Review: LA-band ESQ’s single ‘Turn to Rock ‘n’ Roll’

Single/Video Review

ESQ
By Mike Alahverdian, Rock At Night New England

Review: ESQ’s single ‘Turn to Rock ‘n’ Roll’ – Release date June 14, 2024

ESQ’s latest release, the captivating ‘Turn To Rock ‘n’ Roll,’ is a testament to their global acclaim for delivering top-notch rock music. What sets them apart is their ability to pair their music with visually stunning videos. The brainchild behind ESQ, Larry Sager, is a source of inspiration, crafting songs that are not only entertaining but also a joy to listen to. His music is a fusion of classic hard rock with a contemporary twist, making it a unique experience for all.

‘Turn To Rock ‘n Roll’ is a delightful throwback, evoking the spirit of the ’70s music scene. It’s like a meeting of The Beach Boys, Steve Miller, and Jimmy Buffett all rolled into one. The video, a global montage of people and places, captures the band in their element, jamming and performing together. This song and video will transport you back to a time of carefree summers and unforgettable music, a nostalgic journey that every rock music enthusiast will appreciate.

This new release is a testament to the collective talent and dedication of everyone involved. Larry Sager’s (vocals, guitar) voice and skillful guitar playing form the backbone of the song, while David Settles (drums) drives it forward with his dynamic beats. Eric Martin (bass) adds depth with his melodic basslines, and Shalee (backing vocals) enhances the song’s sound with her harmonies. Alex Kane’s (lead and rhythm guitars) intricate solos are a highlight. This song and video are a labor of love, mixed by Sylvia Massy and Ian Rickard at The Oddio Shop, engineered by Gabriel Shepard at 25th Street Recording, and mastered by Steve Turnidge.

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