Eric Cohen’s latest release isn’t just a song; it’s a raw, soul-baring message that delves into the depths of despair and the brink of life. Titled with heart-wrenching honesty, it serves as a poignant plea to Cohen’s savior, the one he believes can pull him from the precipice. Cohen, the band’s vocalist, pours his heart into this deeply personal piece. With influences ranging from the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin to Mac Miller and Toby Mac, his musical roots run deep. The band, formed three years ago in Kansas City, MO, has been steadily making their mark.
Their music carries an unmistakable weight, delving into themes of suicide and the struggle to find light in the darkest moments. Cohen’s lyrics serve as a beacon of hope, a testament to his own journey from the edge of despair to a newfound strength. The recording process, undertaken in Cohen’s own basement and expertly mixed and mastered by Uptown Productions, adds a layer of intimacy to the track. Stepping out of his comfort zone, Cohen’s vocals resonate with a raw authenticity that drives home the song’s emotional gravity.
In a world where music often skirts the surface, Eric Cohen’s unflinching honesty stands out. His music isn’t just a performance; it’s a lifeline, a reminder that even in our darkest moments, there is hope. “Edge of Existence” is a powerful testament to the resilience of the human spirit, weaponizing suffering for a higher purpose.