Motionless In White has blended many musical genres to create a sound of its own through its almost two-decade career. With tunes mixing gothic rock and metalcore, it has come up with horror themes in its lyrics and offered change with every album. The band’s music has affected the metal scene since its rise in the industry, and we’ve picked out 6 of their songs based on how they’ve shaped the genre for you.
‘Soft,’ from the band’s 2017 album ‘Graveyard Shift,’ is a track that combines aggressive vocals with catchy melodies. The song hits back at critics and naysayers, using a mix of lyrical intensity and musical energy. It highlights the band’s style of blending aggressive lyrics with an engaging sound.
5. ‘Somebody Told Me’
Motionless In White puts its own spin on The Killers’ ‘Somebody Told Me’ in the ‘Diguise’ album. This version adds more electronic sounds and changes up the singing style of the track a bit but keeps what makes the original loved. It’s fresh but still familiar to both the old and new fans.
From their 2022 album ‘Scoring The End Of The World,’ ‘Masterpiece’ is a song that talks about themes of loss and longing. Its music matches the emotions in the lyrics, showing the band’s ability to carry out deep themes through music.
The title track of the band’s 2014 album, ‘Reincarnate,’ mixes gothic and metal with lyrics about rebirth and self-discovery. Backed by solid riffs and dynamic vocals, it shows what Motionless In White’s sound is all about and remains one of the fan favorites.
From the ‘Graveyard Shift’ album, this song tackles the theme of inner conflict. It’s got relatable lyrics to some fans and goes from being really heavy to more melodic with a few grunge-like guitar riffs and an echoing chorus.
1. ‘Another Life’
As another song from ‘Disguise,’ ‘Another Life’ is about love and loss. The track stands out in the band’s catalog with a mix of hard and soft sounds. Its opening guitar riffs offer a tune similar to Linkin Park, and the atmospheric sound makes it feel like a mid-00s love ballad.