Fake Shark Release Grungy New Track “Bummer Summer”
Vancouver’s Fake Shark have recently their latest single and visualizer “Bummer Summer”, written from the perspective of mulling over the consequences of one’s own action’s. On the new release, Fake Shark share:
“Bummer Summer is a song about people who burn lots of bridges thinking there will be no repercussions for their actions and then feel sorry for themselves. I wrote it from the perspective of someone who hurts everyone around them and then is surprised to find themselves alone while everyone else is enjoying themselves and it was their own fault. It was fun to think so sarcastically and put myself in their shoes.”
Fake Shark kicked off the year with the release of anthemic banger “Save Me,” which overflows with the band’s hallmark blend of bright buoyant pop and hooky alt rock. The track soared up the radio charts, hitting #1 on the Breaking Alt chart, and landed in the Top 30 on the Rock charts.
With over 4 million streams to their name and 2 million views on YouTube, it’s easy to see why Fake Shark have been quote as “one of Canada’s best bands,” (Outland Culture). Their music has appeared on various Spotify playlists including New Music Friday Canada, Ready to Rock, Rock Favourites, Indie All Stars, Rock Your Block, Fresh Finds, It’s a Bop, All New Rock etc., while also being featured in various TV shows and commercials including an Apple commercial, Netflix’s Pretty Little Things, CBS Love Island, MTV Catfish, Showtime’s Dice, Degrassi, See No Evil, and Vendetta.
Recently, the group was nominated for three 2022 Indie Awards, including ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Rock/Alternative Group of the Year,’ and ‘Song of the Year’ for their smash “Loser” which charted at #3 on the Canadian Alternative Radio chart, and #9 on the Breaking Alt chart. The band has received praise from the likes of Billboard, VICE, CBC Music, Exclaim, and more.