Alternative emo act Grimm Winter explores a transformative world with their new single, “The Narrows,” released today, January 20th. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming EP, Sojourn, out February 17, 2023.

The group comments on the song, stating:

“‘The Narrows’ is an exploration of anxiety and its interplay between the mind, the body, and world we live in. How feelings of anxiety or panic attacks trigger an instinctive response in your body, flooding it with chemicals and survival mechanisms as it tries to survive against an unseen, looming danger. In this song, the world transforms into a place called ‘The Narrows,’ a place of looming trees and treacherous cliff sides, where the only way out is through.”

Founded in DC, Grimm Winter is a symphonic blend of indie, alt-rock, and emo music. With a strong emphasis on storytelling and modern-day mythologies, evocative metaphor and melodies, the five-piece band weave together stories and songs that blur the line between literal and fantastical.

Inspired by the Brothers Grimm, a pair of German academics famous for compiling and publishing folktales, Grimm Winter started as a way of exploring and expressing art through myths. Grimm Winter can be a season, a space, an idea, or anything that explores humanity and what ideas resonate with us across time.

Artwork for the single “The Narrows” by Grimm Winter

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