MELTED WINGS – “DEEP SCARS”
A SPILL EXCLUSIVE MUSIC PREMIERE
Melted Wings is the multi-genre musical project of Michael Wynn, guitarist and founding member of bands Trains of Winter and Vicky von Vicky, who were active in the Kingston and Toronto music scenes in the 90’s and early 2000s. After several years of not making music, Melted Wings has had a prolific output of songs since 2017, releasing multiple singles and EPs, along with a new album set to come out in early 2022. It all began after playing a handful of songs for a friend of his late father’s in 2017, who encouraged and challenged Wynn to keep making new music. From this initial boost, Melted Wings was born, and the first EP, The Bane of My Existence, was completed and released. Each album and EP has had broad musical and genre-twisting influences. From folk, country, rock, pop, funk, disco, and alternative, to new wave, electronic, and EDM. From Johnny Cash, Pixies, ABBA, and Grease, to Handsome Furs, Depeche Mode, and TRST. The songs have gravitated lyrically towards love, unrequited love, broken relationships, social issues, and the impact of human existence. Wynn tends to latch onto catchy and quirky phrases, such as “You are the fire that fuels the flames of all my fears,” in “Bane of My Existence,” or “Oh when you run don’t slip and fall, you’ll scrape your skin, bare bums and all,” from the streakers in “Rolling Night.”
His ’80s synth pop-inspired single, “Deep Scars,” follows the success of “Capture Love,” both from his new LP, Cheer For The Deer. The record was self-produced and self-recorded at Wynn’s home over the course of the last few years, and mixed by Nixon Boyd (Hollerado, Anyway Gang, TV Sets). Cheer For The Deer is out on April 6.
“This album ws a labour of love, over the course of the early part of the pandemic,” said Wynn. “The process was similar to a painter painting a picture – adding colours (in this case sounds) with deliberate and improvised paint brush strokes until the sought after mood was found.”
Cheer For The Deer
Release Date: April 6, 2022