Arcadia Sun is Back With Their Major Debut: “Can you see me now?”

Arcadia Sun is Back With Their Major Debut: “Can you see me now?”

Arcadia Sun is back at it again but this time it’s their major debut! 

I talked about this alternative rock band from Liverpool last year when they released the songs “Pause, Rewind” and “All We Were”. If you haven’t listened to these songs, you must as they are wonderful pieces filled with mellow yet powerful melodies, instrumentation, and lyrics.

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This five-person band released their debut single entitled “Can you see me now?” a couple of months ago. The single is coupled with “Pause, Rewind”, which was released last year. If you recall my review of “Pause, Rewind”, I talked about how the lyrics were “beautifully crafted to tell the need for pausing and rewinding in one’s relationship”. I also further went on and said that “the singer and the instruments help further solidify the emotions with the soft piano introduction, the blazing guitar arpeggio, and the gritty vocal tones” to make “Pause, Rewind” a wonderful and well-rounded mid-tempo rock ballad.

But, how about their latest: “Can you see me now?”? Can it live up to the well-crafted “Pause, Rewind” or “All We Were”? Let’s take a listen to see!

Arcadia Sun and Their New Song: Can you see me now?

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“Can you see me now?” is something akin to the 90s’ musical scene with its atmosphere,  the tone of the vocals, and how the instrumentation is arranged. 

Although in the past, I have compared this band to post-grunge bands with their song “All We Were”. It featured a stripped-down, softer tone of the harsh grunge sound. However, “Can you see me now?” remind me of songs from the likes of 90s alt-rock bands like The Rembrandts, Beck, Green Day, and mellow Pearl Jam. The reason why is found in the guitar riffs. Sometimes, they’re mellow in sound, where you don’t really notice them. But, there are other times where they are in a higher range, edgy, and full of energy.

The high-energy, rock atmosphere is piece together with this instrumentation, but also with the vocals. The vocals have a certain edge and a subtle gritty tone that compliments the edgy guitar. The vocals fit perfect for this song with a soft rock presence. 

Overall Impression

“Can you see me now?” is a great listen to anyone who is interested in rock or not. It features somewhat of a subtle atmosphere as the edgy guitar and gritty guitar are tone down to make this a relaxing, easy-to-listen rock song. It might make listeners hark back to the days of 90s’ alt-rock/post-grunge, but  “Can you see me now?” is unique in its own right with the guitars, vocals, atmosphere, and a well-crafted melody. 

You can give the song a listen by listening to the link below. Let me what you think of “Can you see me now?” by telling me in the comments. 

About the Artist

Arcadia Sun plays live

As stated above, Arcadia Sun is an alternative rock/indie rock band from Liverpool, England. The band members are Anthony Manley (Vocals), Adrian Nally (Guitar), James Marc Donnelly (Bass), Gareth Robert (Guitar), and Bart Gazdowicz (Drums). They currently play at various venues around the Liverpool area.

You can follow the band on these platforms:

Twitter //  Instagram // Facebook // Reverbnation


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This Post Has 57 Comments

  1. Wow this was such a great read!

  2. I love that it’s a relaxing rock music. I will definitely check this out.

  3. I LOVE the feeling of discovering a new artist or band that you really connect with. There’s honestly nothing better!

  4. They seem like a fun band and their new single, Can you hear me now, sounds very good. I like it.

    1. They look like a great band. I will check out more of their songs.

      1. Please do and let me know what you think about their songs!

  5. Amy,

    Have you featured this band before? The name sounds familiar but I’m not sure how I know them. Anywho, I loved that you shared a new2me song. Their style reminds me of someone else but I can’t put my finger on who. It’s great having you on the 4M dance floor this week. Have a boogietastic week and I hope to see at the party next week, my friend! xx

  6. I will have to go listen to go listen to this song! Seems like it’s gonna be really good.

  7. I enjoyed the song very much! I’m headed to YouTube to check out the rest of their songs on this album.

  8. Never knew about this band and artists. Good to know about them and their songs.

  9. This is another beautiful song. Thanks for sharing.

  10. That’s a great groovy number, I liked it in one shot. Thanks for sharing, would have missed it out otherwise.

  11. There’s nothing you love more about discovering new artists full of talent! I will look for some of their songs!

  12. I just watched the Youtube video, and this song is actually quite a great listen indeed. They made a pretty cool video too! ~ Ola @ WanderWithOla

  13. Cool track! Really enjoyed listening to it! Thanks for sharing!

  14. I bet they’re pumped to have their next song out!! I gotta listen when people aren’t sleeping in my house, haha!

  15. Indeed the music seems interesting. You selected a great choice.

  16. I had not heard of this band before, but I love alternative rock, so I’m definitely going to be checking them out. Thanks for introducing me to some new music

  17. I like the chill feel and colorful costume. I am looking forward tot heir new song.

  18. OK, I don’t know this band but going by how you review their music, I need to check them out. Especially the “Pause, Rewind.” Indeed sometimes we go through life oblivious to the dynamics in our relationships.

  19. This is the first I’ve heard of this band. They seem like great musicians and I really enjoyed the song! I will be sharing with my husband I think he would like it as well. Thank you for sharing!

  20. I love anything 90’s nostalgic so I am definitely going to have to give this a listen!

  21. I’d never heard of them. Thanks for bringing it to my attention. Will check out their songs.

  22. Great PR piece. I’ll have to check some additional tunes. The song in the youtube video is a bit pop for my taste, but I am open-minded and hesitate to make a decision off of the release of a single. A bit like Sister Hazel to me. Musically sound.

  23. I love discovering alternative bands…veer away from the mainstream from time to time

  24. This song, beat, and the music video especially really just made me smile! I loved the girls bright outfits.

  25. I am fan of this band. Listened to can you see me now. Their last album was also great. Thanks.

  26. Wow, I love this music! The brand is just so amazing and I love the concept too

  27. I just saved this song in my playlist. I just love this song

  28. I have always been a fan of Tool, but I haven’t had a chance to listen to the new album yet. Exciting!

  29. I love Arcadia Sun’s new music! This sounds like it’s going to be a really great album overall.

  30. I love to find new music, so thanks for putting this together. It sounds like just from giving them a quick listen that they might be right up my alley!

  31. I really got into their style. So glad they are releasing more stuff for us!

  32. I always love discovering new songs and bands! I’ll have to listen to this band sometime soon. Thank you for the heads up!

  33. I have never heard of them but I love your post here. Will definitely check them out.

  34. Very apt to encourage a local band and bring forth their talent. Would love to check out their music.

  35. I love relaxing sounds of it. Discovering something like that is always a blessing in a way. I relate to every note (almost)

  36. I can see from their fashion they have a 90s vibe. I loved the 90s I need to check them out.

  37. I didn’t know about them and It seems that they are a nice band. I like to listen to different bands.

  38. I just love bands because of how they retain authenticity in their music. This boy band must be so amazing- songs with amazing instrumentals and lyrics? On point!

  39. I feel like it really has a kind of 90s feel as far as the music. Maybe, the early 2000s. It sounds like an interesting band. I would love to hear more.

  40. I love how fun the Can You See Me Now music video is! The song is pretty catchy too! I look forward to hearing more from this band for sure.

  41. Loved this song, I am currently checking his other songs in YouTube.

  42. Never heard of this band before but it sounds really awesome. Love their song and would love to hear more.

    1. Please do and let me know what you think about their songs!

  43. I love rock music so I’m sure I would have enjoyed this very much!

    1. Please do and let me know what you think about their songs!

  44. What a great way to discover new music and artists! Thank you for this post, really great photos!

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