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Marina Bloom and Moving Stuff - Single Review: Lions Fighting In A Church

25 Jul 2019 // A review by Corinne Rutherford
Russian born Kiwi singer/songwriter Marina Bloom has just released her extraordinary new single with the impressive title Lions Fighting In A Church. Inspired by epic battles, fairy-tale endings and big love songs such as Bat Out Of Hell by Meatloaf , this is a dramatic and beautiful song which shoots a musical arrow straight to the heart.

A grandiose tune full of drama, it is a beautifully crafted love song with striking melody. Yet another fine example of her song writing talent. It is easy to hear why Marina Bloom has recently been selected as a semi-finalist in the Unsigned Only song writing completion 2019 for her song Flying.

Monumental highs and dramatic lows are the theme to this ballad. Marina’s song writing partner Michael Davis points out “there are not many scenes more epic than lions swiping pews and pulpit aside to ferociously attack one another”.

Marina herself describes this release as “significant and heavy, dark but irresistibly hopeful”.

A creative and visually stunning music video has also just been released for this haunting and beautiful song, complementing it perfectly with the mystical fairy-tale theme. Laden with emotion and drama.

Lions Fighting In A Church is a breath taking release. I personally fell in love with everything about it. A big ballad of epic proportions, I recommend having a listen. Available to stream on Spotify and Major music sites.

Rating: ( 5 / 5 )
 

About Marina Bloom and Moving Stuff

Marina Bloom and her band Moving Stuff are an experienced group of musicians of diverse backgrounds playing an eclectic blend of original songs.

Marina grew up in Russia singing and performing the traditional songs of her homeland. She continued singing after migrating to New Zealand. In the last couple of years she discovered songwriting and started collaborating with a local lyricist, Michael Davis and they’ve now penned over 60 songs, many of which have been recorded.

Her debut album When I Am Gone was released in Dec 2016 via New Zealand label Lost By Design. Currently getting a regular airplay on Radio NZ.

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Marina Bloom and Moving Stuff

Releases

Back Where We Started
Year: 2019
Type: Album
When I Am Gone
Year: 2018
Type: Album

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