GUISE shines brightly with a classic and moving pop-rock sound on this latest single, Identity Crisis. The song instantly transports listeners to a happy place, beginning with uplifting and airy guitars. The light and airy feel of the opening guitar riff is countered perfectly by the deep and passionate lyrics, which speak to the personal struggles we all face in life.
Liverpool’s own GUISE is a three-piece powerhouse presenting some of the city’s finest in musicianship. Blending the sounds of raw 70’s riffs with the 80’s melodic overtones, this rock band has something for everyone. With massive hooks in their choruses and a striking image, GUISE is sure to leave a lasting impression.
The band has achieved impressive feats in their short time together, including selling out their first headline gig within three weeks. They continue to wow audiences with their dynamic stage presence and catchy tunes.
GUISE takes inspiration from a range of artists, including KISS, Van Halen, Judas Priest, Stan Bush, The Sweet, Night Ranger, Blondie, Joan Jett, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, Bonnie Tyler, Aerosmith, David Bowie, Gary Numan, Prince, T.Rex and Duran Duran. With such a wide range of musical influences, it’s no wonder GUISE has something for everyone.
The chorus of the song is particularly catchy, with the lyrics “An, identity crisis/ I think I’m going insane/ Don’t mistake me for one of your prey/ An, identity crisis/ Oh, who am I?/ I Can’t find my way, no not this time” being sure to resonate with many listeners. “Identity Crisis” is an inspirational ballad that examines the emotional challenges and confusion of growing up in a society where one isn’t connected to their peers and the internal struggle to be comfortable with oneself.