Central New Jersey alternative rock outfit Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son has debuted “Moth to the Flame” the rambunctious first single off the 4-piece’s newly announced “We Go On” EP, their first release in 4 years.
Stream the new single “Moth to the Flame” here and watch the new video below.
Born in the midst of the pandemic, when the world was shut down and the public was forced to separate, the recording of “We Go On” ironically served to unite them. During times of uncertainty, Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son emphasize sticking together and finding meaning. The themes of camaraderie and optimistic existentialism are paramount to the EP and serve as a common thread throughout the five eclectic tunes.
The EP (set for release on April 8th, 2022, via Telegraph Hill Records) takes the listener on a journey that gives meaning to the last two years. Frontman Bobby Mahoney says: “With the first track, ‘Moth to the Flame’, it’s asking ‘why am I this way?’ and by title and closing track, ’We Go On’ it’s ‘why is everything this way?’”. Though Mahoney is adamant that this is not a pandemic record, he admits, “it is obvious that the state of the world definitely had an effect on these recordings”.
Of the new single “Moth to the Flame”, Mahoney says: “This song is an anthem for those living the creative life, with all the ups and downs, and it encourages others to embrace their voice/vision. We don’t have a choice in the need to create, but like everything else- it comes with the need to find balance. ‘We all want to feel the same / Like a Moth to the Flame’”.
Pre-order “We Go On” EP here.
1. Moth to the Flame
2. Take What You Can Get
3. No Amens in This Van (Miami 2019)
4. Lay It on Me
5. We Go On
The band will celebrate the release of the “We Go On” EP with fans during a special weekend of shows at The Saint in Asbury Park, on April 8 and 9. Supporting acts will be announced shortly.
Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son has made a name for itself in the vibrant Asbury Park, NJ music scene, sharing the stage with the likes of Frank Turner, Against Me!, and The Gaslight Anthem, opening for Bon Jovi, and jamming with Bruce Springsteen and other notable songwiters at multiple Light Of Day Music Festivals, which benefit Parkinson’s, ALS, and PSP research.
New Jersey – the home of (arguably, and we’ll argue it) the best names in rock & roll, and Bobby Mahoney has taken that as a challenge worth conquering. Sharing the stage with the likes of Bon Jovi, Against Me! Frank Turner, and The Gaslight Anthem, as well as fellow local acts like Little Hag, The Vaughns, and Modern Chemistry, Bobby Mahoney has spent 12 years cultivating their craft on stages, big and small. With tours in the East Coast and Midwest under their belt, the band is no stranger to the stage or performing.
A healthy mix of indie and alternative rock with a fresh twist, Bobby Mahoney stays busy playing shows around the tri-state area, and participating in local shows and activities.
The band is currently Bobby Mahoney (Guitar, Vocals), Andrew Saul (Guitar, Vocals), Jon Chang-Soon (Bass, Vocals), and James McIntosh (Drums). The foursome released a string of singles including “Should Have Called You Up (Last Night)”, “Nothing for Nothing” and “Roaring Twenties (Live)”, and are gearing up to release their newest EP “We Go On” in April 2022, with the lead single “Moth to the Flame” available everywhere now.
The road is just heating up for the dynamic, electric foursome. You can expect hard-hitting, emotion-fueled music that packs its punches. You can continue to follow Bobby Mahoney on any of their social media, and with live music on the up-swing, you don’t want to miss a single beat!
Bobby Mahoney – Guitar, Vocals
James McIntosh – Drums
Andrew Saul – Guitar, Vocals
Jon Chang-Soon – Bass, Vocals