Benjamin Charles is a multi-talented musician and singer-songwriter with a unique style that blends elements of folk, alternative rock, and electronic music. His latest single, "Looking@", is a powerful and thought-provoking electric carol that turns the mirror of Mordor back on itself.
The track is a bold and innovative statement that explores the themes of revenge, redemption, and transcendence. The haunting strings, pounding beats, and metal cuboid cathedral vibes create a foreboding and ominous atmosphere that is both thrilling and exhilarating.
Charles' enigmatic vocal delivery adds an otherworldly quality to the track, with its trickster old testament android, vengeful poet and transcendent prince of the grind and grit of luscious pre-crash times. The result is a stunning and immersive sonic experience that will leave you breathless.
Born in Los Angeles and raised between the US and the UK, Benjamin Charles started recording lo-fi music when he was 15 years old while at school. He made 2 EPs, A Good Old Home in 2012 and Sweetheart Loop in 2014 before a musical hiatus in which he learned filmmaking in Southern California.
After a few years away from music, Charles returned to the scene in 2019, recording what would become his debut album in Los Angeles, while playing regularly in coffeehouses and bars. His music infuses folk, alternative rock, and electronic elements, with a range of lyrical styles that explore the human condition in all its complexity.
Following the release of the singles 'Leaving You', 'California', and 'On The Road', Benjamin Charles' debut album, Before the Fire, is set to be released on April 21st, 2023. With its eclectic mix of styles, deep and introspective lyrics, and bold sonic experimentation, this album promises to be a tour de force in modern music.
In conclusion, Benjamin Charles is a true original in the world of music, with a style and approach that is both daring and innovative. His latest single, "Looking@", is a testament to his vision and creativity, and a sign of great things to come.