As the vibrant streets of London pulse with the heartbeat of creativity, Carousel emerges as a beacon of musical innovation and rebellion. Comprised of Charlie Hood on bass, Sam Slater on guitar, Liam Burtenshaw on drums, and Paul Thornton lending his vocals, Carousel embodies the essence of artistic synergy and sonic exploration. The genesis of Carousel is a testament to the serendipitous nature of musical destiny. Charlie and Sam’s fateful encounter through a digital platform sparked a musical odyssey that would soon welcome Liam and Paul into their fold.

Carousel set out on a voyage that would change modern rock, driven by their shared appreciation of unusual sounds and ambition to push the frontier of musical expression. Carousel’s music is hard to describe; it’s the combination of experimental rock and psychedelic rock from the 1970s, with influences from artists like Joy Division, Led Zeppelin, and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. During live performances, their amazing energy and boundless passion have captured audiences from London’s booming music scene, culminating in incredible performances at prestigious venues like The Caversham Arms.


Introducing Carousel’s thrilling debut track, “Your Faith And Your Nan,” which was released on January 26th, 2024. This song, which transports listeners like you and me to a world where defiance meets resiliency, embodies the spirit of Carousel’s musical journey with its throbbing rhythms, soaring melodies, and raw intensity. “Your Faith And Your Nan” promises a soul-stirring, boundary-pushing musical encounter as the drums pound and the guitars burn. Enter the world of Carousel and allow the music to transport you on an exhilarating journey through sound and feeling.

Entering the world of Carousel’s most recent release, “Your Faith And Your Nan,” is like going on an exciting adventure where each note is a brushstroke that creates a vivid canvas of sound. I am engulfed in a tornado of energy and passion from the minute the first bass notes hit the air, carried away by the music’s overwhelming power. The music is like a time bomb; it builds to an explosive climax that will never fade from your soul, with every second bearing down uncontrollably towards it.

The song explodes into an avalanche of sound at the 0:11 timestamp, with guitars screaming with unrestrained intensity and drumming pounding like a heartbeat. It is evident how well the instruments work together, with one note flowing into the next to produce a stunning thread of sound. The lead singer uses his lyrics as a powerful weapon, slicing through the complex music with razor-sharp precision, as his voice breaks through the cacophony at the 0:16 timestamp. It’s an epiphanic moment, a defiance cry that echoes with a sense of purpose and intensity.

Beneath the surface, “Your Faith And Your Nan” by Carousel is more than simply a song; it’s a biting critique of political corruption and economic inequality, as well as a biting commentary on the status of modern society. The words of the song powerfully portray an unfair world where a wealthy few exploit the many oppressed people in order to further their own interests as the song goes on. It acts as a call to action for individuals who will not back down in the face of injustice and a rallying cry for change.


The song “Your Faith And Your Nan” is really distinguished by its outstanding instrumentation, which creates a sonic symphony that goes beyond the limits of conventional rock. The raw force of the guitar chords is thrilling and stimulates the senses. The bass acts as a stable anchor, stabilizing the song in an abundant weave of sound, while the drums, with their unwavering intensity, propel the beat forward with an unstoppable force. That is evidence of Carousel’s creative talent and their capacity to create music that touches the soul.

But “Your Faith And Your Nan”‘s unwavering spirit of rebellion—rather than just its musical quality—may be its most notable aspect. Reluctance to accept things as they are and a spirit of resistance permeate the entire song. This proves that music has the power to inspire, provoke, and unite people. It also acts as a rallying cry for those who dare to challenge expectations. Under Carousel’s direction, music transforms into a liberation weapon and a means for change in a world in dire need of it

“Your Faith And Your Nan” is a masterwork of artistic expression that exemplifies Carousel’s steadfast dedication to both social concern and great music. From its thunderous opening to its victorious conclusion, the song is a monument to the transformational power of music to touch the soul and inspire the imagination. Carousel serves as a helpful reminder that, even in the worst of circumstances, music can enhance situations. Amidst chaos and uncertainty, it serves as a ray of hope. So, why wait? Take a leap into the world of Carousel and let “Your Faith And Your Nan” be the soundtrack to your next adventure.

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