Have you ever struggled with battling your own depression and intrusive thoughts, constantly yearning for happiness and a sense of deserving it, only to be overtaken by negative energies that cloud your vision of finding the light at the end of the symbolic tunnel? Enter Modern Mimes, the American Hard Rock band, whose latest single “Roses In Ruins” delves deep into this very topic, accompanied by an emotionally-charged music video.


Capturing the essence of inner turmoil and the desperate pursuit of change and redemption, “Roses in Ruins” encapsulates the raw emotions experienced by someone fighting their inner demons. This introspective track also touches upon the crisis of identity that often accompanies such battles.


The production credits for this powerful anthem go to Modern Mimes themselves, alongside Christopher Stanley. The meticulous mixing and mastering were undertaken by Matthew LaPlant, ensuring every sonic aspect of the song was perfectly crafted. Notably, the drums were recorded at OCD Recording, lending additional depth and intensity to the overall sound.

The profound lyrics were penned by Arianie Elcida Hernandez, serving as a testament to the authenticity and personal nature of the song. Complementing the lyrical depth, the music video for “Roses in Ruins” was directed by the talented Joey Durango. The visual interpretation of the track features compelling performances by actress Lianette Figueredo as the Libra Goddess and Cheryl Polano as Mother Mary. Behind-the-scenes footage courtesy of Roberto Badillo gives viewers a glimpse into the creative process and the dedication behind bringing this emotionally charged narrative to life.


Overall, “Roses in Ruins” by Modern Mimes is a truly captivating and introspective piece that dives deep into the complexities of battling one’s inner darkness. From the haunting melodies to the thought-provoking lyrics and striking visuals, this single and its accompanying music video offer an immersive experience that will resonate with anyone who has ever faced adversity.


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“Roses In Ruins” has been added to my “Heavy and “Wanderlust”  playlists on Spotify!