It was a Columbus kind of day today; a craving for good quality punk with a touch of emo. “Raindrop” is our Track Of The Day, from Columbus’ Spring Forever album released last year on UNFD. We were lucky enough to see Columbus’ impressive set as part of Trophy Eyes‘ Chemical Miracle tour last month. This trio from Brisbane make good music!
“Raindrop” speaks about a relationship coming to an end and reflecting on what’s lost, even though it was hurtful.
The imagery in the chorus of one single droplet of rain leaving from a cloud before the rest of the full weight of raindrops joins in is really beautiful, seeming to describe a tipping point where letting go needs to happen before the whole relationship comes to an end.
“We’d sit next to the window pane with arms around each other,
you made me want to laugh and want to cry, how do I know if I really love her?”
Musically “Raindrop” moves through a number of sections; heavier confrontational/realisation sections, lighter reminiscing sections, expansive sections of the chorus which feels like a powerful resolution.
Check out “Raindrop” with the music video, as well as the rest of Spring Forever.