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Escape The Fate : I Am Human

Escape The Fate dig deep into their vulnerable selves to project a cathartic work of art that presents their emotional maturity.

I Am Human is raw and riveting, taking the listener through the twists and turns of a dark and immersive journey. Opener ‘Beautifully Tragic’ resonates with pure metalcore bliss and enticing guitar streaks as vocalist Craig Mabbitt creates a sensory experience for the listener. Love, friendship, pain, heartbreak, longing – all these themes ring true throughout this album, depicting the depth of emotion Escape the Fate have been experimenting with. 

The title track is enlightening and liberating, encouraging the listener to seek authenticity and embrace their identities and quirks. The chorus is majestic, as Mabbitt sings ‘I am strong, I am weak, I am everything in between. I am proud to be me, I am human’.

This line alone shows Escape the Fate spreading their wings and embracing their journey as a band. It’s awesome to witness them evolve, as they dig deep into their vulnerable selves to project a cathartic work of art that presents their emotional maturity.

Another firecracker is ‘Empire’, with heavy guitars and drums that make the listener want to throw themselves into a moshpit. Closer ‘Let Me Be’ is an ignition of hope, a sweet ode to potential and everlasting love.

I Am Human is a wonderful, heartfelt listen.

8.5