Premiere: 100 transcend their small town woes with ‘Weightless’
November 13th 2019
Weightless bears all the hallmarks of 100, then takes a big, considered and precise step further as they expand their songwriting prowess. Kitted out in tight, curdling riffs, deep self-reflection, and unparalleled rawness, Weightless premiered on Arvos with Darren Lesaguis.
The track looks at life growing up on the NSW central coast, as well as death, and everything that happens in between. Rowan Tucker’s acoustic guitar and lyrics centre the song, while Colby Mcqueen and Paris Grants hold down a tight rhythm and Jaryd Colivas’ lead guitar soars through melodies and across the track’s squalling darkness.
The song is the first single we’ve caught from 100’s anticipated EP slated for release around Easter next year, with a second single due in February.
About Weightless, Tucker says the song explores the mundane parts of being a kind on the coast.
“It’s a story from the hot and dull Australian suburbs, for the kids born into mediocrity and low expectation, that choose to search for a life bigger and more challenging. Who, while planning their escape will bide their time by going inward to find refuge in a world of in books, music, art and film.”
100 performed an acoustic version of Weightless live on Arvos with Darren Lesaguis a few weeks back – you can watch it here.
Otherwise, we’ve popped a link to studio version of the song bellow, as well as an upcoming show. You can also catch 100 at Fairgrounds Festival in Berry this December.