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Trope Share Video for Their Cover of the Tears for Fears Classic “Shout”



Los Angeles alternative rockers, Trope have unveiled a Stewart Whelan-directed music video for their slick cover of the Tears for Fears classic “Shout.” The group continues to perfect their craft and the new single will help to tide over fans until the upcoming release of their debut album, Eleutheromania, which was engineered by Mike Fraser (ACDC, Aerosmith, Metallica), mixed by David Bottrill (Tool, Peter Gabriel), and mastered by Ted Jensen (Eagles, Dave Mathews Band, Pantera, AIC).

Vocalist Diana Studenberg comments on the track, saying, “Due to the song’s pop sensibility and 4/4 beat, it didn’t fit into the Trope realm at the time. But as things progressed and electronic instrumentation was replaced with organic instruments including bass, guitars and ebow, the tune took a darker turn and actually really worked for Trope.”

Studenberg further elaborates, “How many of us have been in situations where we’re mistreated and looked down on by people who just don’t recognize our value? I believe, in life, we shouldn’t have to placate or put on a clown face and do a fucking happy dance to appease people who behave toxically towards us and lack the foresight to really see who’s in front of them. I see this whole song as a reaffirmation of value and strength and of our ability to move past these situations and people and towards the things that help elevate us emotionally and spiritually.”

Artwork for “Shout” by Trope

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