Arne Floryd‘s solo project Arn-Identified Flying Objects and Alien Friends released their hour-long two-part full-length record titled 17 Birds at the Summer’s Gate in 2021. In collaboration with artist David Myhr, Some Angels Never Learn to Fly was one of the standout tracks of the album. The sound, reminiscent of experimental classic rock bands was revolutionary in the Swedish indie music circuit.
Arn-Identified Flying Objects and Alien Friends’ “Some Angels Never Learn to Fly” is a stunning track that showcases the Swedish musician’s talents for crafting classic rock-inspired songs with a psychedelic twist. The song starts off with a guitar riff over pounding drums and holds a steady rhythm throughout, building on top with layers of gorgeous harmonies and lush instrumentation.
One of the standout features of the track is its production which expertly balances the various elements of the song. Especially, the rumbling lows and crisp highs give the track a full and dynamic sound, and each instrument occupies its own space in the mix without overwhelming the others. The result is a beautifully blended masterpiece that will leave listeners entranced.
Arne tells a story about some people who are only living half a life
Lyrically, “Some Angels Never Learn to Fly” tells a poignant story about people who are born on “lonely islands.” People who never learn to connect with others. The chorus is particularly powerful. With its message that some people “live their lives in silence” and never truly learn to soar. The lyrics are expertly paired with the song’s instrumentation, which conveys both the sadness and the beauty of the message.
Overall, “Some Angels Never Learn to Fly” is an exceptional song that showcases Arne Floryd’s talents as a creative musician and experienced songwriter. The track would be a great fit for movies that explore themes of isolation and connection, such as the indie films “Moonlight” and “Lost in Translation.” Its emotive sound and thoughtful lyrics would complement these films’ introspective tones and add an extra layer of depth to their messages.
In conclusion, Arn-Identified Flying Objects and Alien Friends’ “Some Angels Never Learn to Fly” is a must-listen track for fans of classic rock and psychedelic music. The act is sure to make waves in the coming years in Sweden and beyond.