In the heart of Bangkok’s vibrant punk rock scene, STAY AWAKE carved a niche for themselves with their electrifying melodic hardcore punk sound. For years, they’ve been the unspoken beating heart of underground music in the city. Now, as they bid farewell to their musical journey, they’ve left us with a poignant parting gift – their acoustic track “Through the Mirage” and its accompanying video.
“Through the Mirage” is a sonic memoir of a band’s journey. This acoustic rendition carries the weight of bittersweet farewells and countless memories. Stay Awake’s sound has always been characterized by raw energy and powerful melodies, but in this acoustic track, they strip down their sound to its emotional core.
The video for “Through the Mirage” serves as the band’s swan song. It’s a cinematic scrapbook filled with glimpses from the band’s numerous tours and energetic gigs, an intimate portrayal their efforts.
As the video unfolds, it becomes evident that this is not just about the band but also about the countless fans and supporters who have been a part of Stay Awake’s journey. The video is a heartfelt “thank you” to the loyal fans who sang along at their shows, bought their music, and supported them throughout their time.
As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. The members of Stay Awake have moved on to different places, pursuing new adventures and challenges. “Through the Mirage” isn’t just a farewell to their fans; it’s also a farewell to each other, a final chapter in a remarkable musical journey that they’ve taken together.