Tragic Bloody Fools is a 4-piece band from Southern California. “The Fools”, as known by its zealots, was formed in 2021 bringing together seasoned players from the US and Australia who shared inspiration from Tool, Deftones, Alice In Chains, Rush, Cog, and the like. Their unique brand of entertainment is an alchemy of syncopated rhythms, heavy spatial harmonics, and satirical themes, delivered with a captivating, high-energy performance. “It’s Only A Game” is another masterpiece by these awesome souls.
The song is everything you’d hope for when seeking out uplifting and optimistic music to inspire or motivate. The production is crisp and driven by the positive energy that passes over to you as you listen. The lyrics portray the all-important ideas of an optimist, a hard-working, motivated songwriter hoping to inspire similar feelings of being unstoppable.
Labels aside, what this track offers is the thickness of rock, the melodic satisfaction, the emotional rawness of rock, and the sheer style and character of a brand new band. The instrumentation and live band sound is alive and thriving, journeying through melodic sections, led by a unique leading vocal performance that has the power to be both gentle and bold.
The track “It’s Only A Game” follows its own structural and creative design. The moments that unfold from start to finish are impossible to predict, and without a doubt, the song grows more and more enjoyable the longer you listen for. This is a welcome addition to the Tragic Bloody Fools collection. It’s a long-awaited and worthy return, and hopefully, it’s a sign of more to come.