12 Oct 2023

Sick Enough – Low

In the gritty stomping grounds of South Florida, a new pop-punk powerhouse has emerged, and they go by the name “Sick Enough.” Fronted by the dynamic Eddy Madero on vocals and guitar, Jared Cove on bass, and David Alfaro on drums, this trio brings together the raw, rebellious vibes of punk with the infectious catchiness of pop-rock.
Formed amidst the chaos of 2020’s lockdowns, Sick Enough is more than just a band; it’s a statement about mental health. Lead singer Eddy Madero emphasizes, “This band isn’t just about music. It’s about raising awareness, sparking open conversations about mental health, and ultimately reminding everyone that it’s okay not to be okay.
Their debut single, “Low,” is a powerful introduction to their high-energy, tongue-in-cheek style. Crafted during a period of profound mental health struggles, the song serves as a reminder that music can be a beacon of joy even in the darkest times.

Released on October 12th, the lyric video for “Low” is a visual masterpiece, a collaboration between Sick Enough and LyricVids. In the contemporary whirlwind of content consumption, Eddy Madero notes the importance of lyric videos: “Lyric videos are a great way to have people learn your song while further understanding who you are as an artist.
The video captures the essence of pop-punk with its color palette of black, white, and pink—a signature look for the genre. The visuals paint a gritty picture, featuring dilapidated buildings, broken-down cars, an abandoned carnival, and haunting images of broken dolls and TVs—all posterized for that extra edge.

Typography plays a crucial role in conveying the punk aesthetic. The use of a typewriter font on rigid cut-out paper backdrops adds a DIY and rebellious touch. A bold marker font highlights key lyrics, guiding viewers through the emotional journey of the song. During instrumental sections, the video seamlessly integrates the band’s iconic smiley face logo and drippy lip art. Monochromatic static glitching footage in the background syncs perfectly with the music, creating an immersive experience.

The band’s favorite part? The overall visuals. Eddy Madero says, “The Lyric Vids team did a fantastic job portraying the song’s lyrical emotion while keeping it consistent with the arrangement. That’s why I’ve worked exclusively with them for all our other upcoming songs (hint hint).” What’s next for the band? “We’ve received an amazing response from our debut single so far, but we’re getting ready to release a new song very soon! And you can bet there will be a video made by LyricVids along with it!

For emerging bands like Sick Enough, visual content, especially lyric videos, is paramount. It’s not just about promoting a song; it’s about creating an identity, connecting with the audience, and leaving a lasting impression. In the rock and punk genre, where emotions run high, the visual representation becomes a crucial element of the storytelling.
As Sick Enough continues their musical journey, it’s clear that their combination of infectious hooks, punchy instruments, and visually captivating lyric videos is a formula that resonates with both the genre and its audience. The collaboration with LyricVids has not only brought “Low” to life but has set the stage for an exciting future for this bold and authentic pop-punk trio.

You can watch the lyric and music video for “Low” on our YouTube channel. You can stream the song on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Deezer, and all other major music streaming platforms. You can also find Sick Enough on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter (or ‘X’), and TikTok under @sickenoughband.

Check out the lyric video for Sick Enough’s “Low” on their YouTube channel here:

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